Women's lacrosse remains in top 20 in both polls

Women's lacrosse remains in top 20 in both polls

SALISBURY, MD. - After a successful weekend defeating third-seeded University of Mary Washington in the Capital Athletic Conference semifinals, 11-5, the Salisbury University women's lacrosse team sits at No. 19 in the Lacrosse Magazine and remains in the No. 13 spot in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association poll, the organizations announced this week.

Against the University of Mary Washington, junior attacker Dana King tallied five points off three goals and two assists in the Gulls' 11-5 win over the Eagles Saturday afternoon. Sophomore attacker Lindsey Wagner notched two goals and an assist to help secure the Gulls' trip to the CAC finals.

In the Lacrosse Magazine rankings, William Smith College (14-1) and Washington and Lee University (12-1) remain in the top two spots, respectively. The College of New Jersey (11-1) moves up a spot to number three, while both Brockport College (12-1) and Gettysburg College (13-2) move up a spot from last week's poll for the fourth and fifth spots, respectively. From the CAC, York College of Pennsylvania jumps two spots into the No. 6 slot and remains the only other CAC team remaining in the top 20.

The top five teams in the IWLCA poll tell a different story when compared to the Lacrosse Magazine rankings as the top three teams remain unchanged over the weekend. TCNJ, Washington and Lee and Gettysburg remain in the top three spots, respectively. York moves up one from the No. 5 spot into fourth while Messiah College (12-2) rounds out the top five. From the CAC, York and No. 15 Mary Washington remain in the top 20 with Salisbury.

The Sea Gulls return to action this Saturday, April 29, as they travel to York to take on the Spartans in the CAC tournament championship. That game is set to begin at 1 p.m.

To view the full IWLCA poll, click here.

To view the Lacrosse Magazine rankings, click here.

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