SALISBURY, Md. – As the Salisbury University women's lacrosse team gets ready to host the Capital Athletic Conference championship game on Saturday, April 30, the Sea Gulls will be the No. 3 team in the country according to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches' Association poll and No. 4 in the Lacrosse Magazine rankings heading into the conference title game.
Salisbury earned a thrilling 8-7 win over York College of Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 23 in a CAC semifinal matchup at Sea Gull Stadium. The Gulls fell down 4-1, but battled back against the Spartans in the second half and were able to notch the 8-7 victory to head to their 14th-straight CAC championship game.
In the IWLCA poll, the top-five teams remained the same from last week, with the State University of New York at Cortland keeping the top spot with all 20 first-place votes and The College of New Jersey sitting at second place. Salisbury held on to No. 3, while Franklin & Marshall College and Gettysburg College kept their spots at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.
Like the coaches' poll, the Lacrosse Magazine ranking stayed the same from last week. SUNY Cortland holds the top spot once again with TCNJ and Gettysburg taking second and third. Salisbury holds on to the fourth spot, while Franklin & Marshall is still No. 5 in the nation.
The top-seeded Sea Gulls will host the conference championship game on Saturday, April 30, against second-seeded St. Mary's College of Maryland. The game is set for 12 p.m.
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To view the full Lacrosse Magazine ranking, click here.