Sea Gulls sit at No. 5 in final IWLCA poll

Sea Gulls sit at No. 5 in final IWLCA poll

GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association released its final coaches' poll for the 2016 season on Tuesday, and the Salisbury University women's lacrosse team closed the year at No. 5 in the nation.

Salisbury earned 305 points in the final poll after advancing to the regional final against Franklin & Marshall College, which finished fourth in the poll, with 344 points.

National champion Middlebury College picked up all 20 first-place votes and 400 points to sit atop the poll, followed by Trinity (Conn.) College, with 379 points, in second, and the State University of New York at Cortland, with 357 points.

Salisbury closed the year with an 18-3 record, including two NCAA tournament wins. The Sea Gulls had three players named All-Americans and senior Megan Wallenhorst was picked for the Senior All-Star Game, to be played this Saturday, June 4.

Salisbury was one of four Capital Athletic Conference schools placed in the final poll, along with No. 12 University of Mary Washington, No. 13 York College of Pennsylvania, and No. 15 St. Mary's College of Maryland.

To see the poll in its entirety, click here.

View: Mobile | Desktop