Women's lacrosse closes season at No. 9 in final poll

Women's lacrosse closes season at No. 9 in final poll

GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Salisbury University women's lacrosse team closed out the 2017 season as the No. 9 team, in the nation with the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association releasing its final Division III poll.

Salisbury earned 245 points in the poll, remaining at No. 9, where the Sea Gulls were heading into the NCAA tournament. Salisbury advanced to the regional final of the NCAA tournament, claiming three tournament victories, before falling to eventual national champion Gettysburg College.

The Bullets closed the season as No. 1 in the nation with all 20 first-place votes and the maximum 400 points, followed by The College of New Jersey (380 points), Washington and Lee University (357), Trinity (Conn.) College (342), and William Smith College (292) rounding out the top five.

Salisbury is joined from the Capital Athletic Conference in the top 20 by York College of Pennsylvania, which earned 257 points to place eighth, and the University of Mary Washington, which picked up 97 points to finish at No. 16.

The Sea Gulls went 16-6 during the 2017 season, winning the program's 17th CAC championship.

To see the final IWLCA poll in its entirety, click here.

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