GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Salisbury University women's lacrosse team began the 2013 season at No. 2 in the nation and ran through the entire schedule unbeaten, staying one spot behind Trinity (Conn.) College. The Sea Gulls avenged their 2012 title game loss to Trinity on May 19, to claim the program's second national championship. With the 12-5 win, Salisbury reclaimed the top spot in the final Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association coaches poll of the year.
Salisbury (23-0), which set a program record for wins in a season, received all 20 first-place votes in the IWLCA poll, for 400 points. The Sea Gulls are followed by Trinity, which finished as a unanimous No. 2, with 380 points.
Middlebury College, which Salisbury defeated in the semifinal round, was third in the poll with 353 points while the State University of New York at Cortland was fourth (346 points) and Franklin & Marshall College (311 points) rounds out the top five.