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Denver Ranked No. 21 in IWLCA Coaches Poll

Feb. 19, 2018

Pioneer MovementIWLCA Release | Denver Ticket Office

DENVER— After receiving votes in the preseason poll, it didn’t take long for the University of Denver women’s lacrosse team to work its way into the top 25.

Coming off of a season opening win against then-ranked 23 Stanford (12-9) and a win on Saturday at Louisville (12-5), the 2-0 Pioneers ranked 21st and earned 137 points in the first regular season IWLCA Division I Coaches Poll released Monday afternoon.

Joining DU in the rankings were several schools that the Pioneers will face this season. The Crimson and Gold travel to New York to face No. 2 Stony Brook this Sunday,  BIG EAST opponent Florida (April 21) ranked behind the Seawolves in third, Colorado (March 29) ranked 20th and Virginia Tech (March 7) entered the rankings at 25 after previously not being ranked. 

Rank

Institution

Points

FPV

Record

Last Week

1

Maryland

625

25

2-0

1

2

Stony Brook

598

0

1-0

2

3

Florida

553

0

1-1

5

4

Syracuse

531

0

2-0

7

5

Boston College

525

0

3-0

6

6

Southern California

477

0

1-1

8

7

North Carolina

439

0

2-1

3

8

James Madison

433

0

3-0

16

9

Princeton

410

0

1-0

9

10

Navy (USNA)

368

0

2-0

10

11

Towson

351

0

2-0

19

12

Penn State

335

0

1-1

4

13

Duke

323

0

3-0

20

14

Penn

315

0

1-0

12

15

Northwestern

297

0

3-1

11

16

Virginia

296

0

1-0

14

17

Cornell

255

0

1-0

13

18

Notre Dame

219

0

2-1

15

19

Massachusetts

158

0

1-0

18

20

Colorado

147

0

1-2

17

21

Denver

137

0

2-0

RV

22

Johns Hopkins

103

0

2-0

22

23

Loyola (MD)

65

0

0-0

25

24

Stanford

44

0

0-1

23

25

Virginia Tech

31

0

1-2

NR

RV

Elon

 

 

0-2

21

 

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Student-Athlete Alumni Giving Challenge:
In 2017-18, the University of Denver is holding an alumni giving challenge in an effort to increase student-athlete alumni participation in the Denver Athletics Annual Fund. The sport program with the highest percentage of alumni participation will receive an additional $10,000 of support through the generosity of an anonymous donor. Former student-athletes can make a gift onlineby calling 303-871-2388 during normal business hours or by sending a check to:

Athletics Development Office
Attn: Kaley Rickert
2201 E. Asbury Avenue 
Denver, CO 80208

 

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