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Pioneers Ranked No. 20 in IWLCA Coaches Poll

March 5, 2018

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DENVER—
The Denver Pioneers (3-1) ranked 20th in the latest IWLCA Coaches’ Poll that was released Monday morning, moving up one spot from last week’s poll.

The Pioneers received 163 total points, a 40-point increase from last week’s total of 123 total points.

Stony Brook maintained the top spot this week, earning all but one first-place vote and 622 points. BIG EAST opponent Florida (Pioneers play the Gators April 21) improved one spot into third with 569 points, Colorado (March 29) ranked ahead of Denver at 19 with only two points separating the two teams at 165 points, and DU’s next opponent Virginia Tech (March 7) fell to 24th.  Stanford, who the Pioneers defeated in week one (12-9), jumped seven spots into 18th and earned 170 points. Another BIG EAST team, Georgetown (April 4), enters the rankings this week at 25th with a 4-1 record, making six teams that DU has played or will play that are ranked.

Denver’s next two games are at home, hosting No. 24 Virginia Tech on March 7 at noon and Niagara on March 10, also at noon. Admission to both games are free.

Rank

Institution

Points

FPV

Record

Last Week

 

1

Stony Brook

622

24

4-0

1

 

2

Maryland

579

0

4-1

2

 

3

Florida

569

0

4-1

4

 

4

Boston College

566

1

7-0

6

 

5

North Carolina

498

0

3-2

3

 

6

Virginia

492

0

5-0

9

 

7

James Madison

490

0

5-0

7

 

8

Syracuse

423

0

3-1

5

 

9

Northwestern

403

0

4-2

8

 

10

Towson

402

0

3-0

10

 

11

Navy (USNA)

362

0

4-1

11

 

12

Southern California

350

0

2-2

12

 

13

Penn

338

0

4-0

15

 

14

Princeton

328

0

3-1

14

 

15

Notre Dame

250

0

5-2

17

 

16

Loyola (MD)

207

0

1-2

23

 

17

Penn State

190

0

3-2

13

 

18

Stanford

170

0

3-2

25

 

19

Colorado

165

0

3-2

22

 

20

Denver

163

0

3-1

21

 

21

Duke

160

0

4-2

16

 

22

Cornell

128

0

1-2

18

 

23

Johns Hopkins

89

0

4-2

20

 

24

Virginia Tech

68

0

4-3

19

 

25

Georgetown

34

0

4-1

NR

 

RV

Massachusetts

 

 

3-2

24

 



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