SALISBURY, Md. – After taking down Wesley College, 19-2, and falling just short against then-ranked No. 3 The College of New Jersey last week, the Salisbury University women's lacrosse team moved up to No. 3 in the nation in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association poll and sit at No. 4 in the Lacrosse Magazine ranking, the organizations announced on Monday.
The Sea Gulls are coming off a 19-2 victory over the Wolverines in Capital Athletic Conference play on Thursday, April 14, as freshman Gabrielle Mongno scored four goals and freshman Ryan Schrader tallied four assists along with nine draw controls.
On Saturday, April 16, Salisbury fell just short to TCNJ, 8-7, in non-conference action; sophomore Dana King led the Gulls with two goals on the day.
In the IWLCA poll, the State University of New York at Cortland remained the top team in the country with all 20 first-place votes, while TCNJ moved up to No. 2 in the nation. Salisbury moved to No. 3, and Franklin & Marshall College and Gettysburg College each moved up a spot to round out the top five.
SUNY Cortland held on to No. 1 in the Lacrosse Magazine ranking, and TCNJ and Gettysburg each moved up three places to take second and third, respectively. Salisbury landed at No. 4, while Franklin & Marshall moved down a spot to fifth in the nation.
Salisbury, which has earned the No. 1 seed in the upcoming CAC tournament, will host a semifinal matchup in the conference tournament against the winner of fourth-seeded York College of Pennsylvania and fifth-seeded Christopher Newport University. The time for the game is still to be determined.
To view the full IWLCA poll, click here.
To view the full Lacrosse Magazine ranking, click here.