February 9, 2010

UMW Women's Basketball Joins D3Hoops.com's National Poll at #24 This Week

The university of Mary Washington women's basketball, thanks to its current 10-game winning streak is ranked 24th in the nation this week according to the website D3Hoops.com. The Eagles had received votes in each of the past three weekly polls.

The top five teams remain the same in this week's D3hoops.com Top 25 poll for NCAA Division III women's basketball. The full poll, through games of Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010:

\# Team W-L Pts. Last Week
1 Amherst (20) 21-0 616 1
2 Kean (3) 21-1 592 2
3 Illinois Wesleyan (1) 20-1 569 3
4 Hope (1) 20-1 556 4
5 George Fox 19-2 512 5
6 Marymount 20-1 449 7
7 Washington U. 18-2 446 6
8 William Paterson 21-1 437 8
9 Messiah 18-2 380 11
10 Moravian 18-2 355 12
11 Carthage 18-3 342 14
12 Calvin 18-3 337 9
13 Tufts 19-3 333 10
14 Scranton 17-3 328 13
15 Christopher Newport 20-0 318 15
16 Thomas More 19-2 287 17
17 Puget Sound 18-3 234 18
18 Muhlenberg 16-3 189 19
19 DePauw 18-3 151 22
20 UW-Stevens Point 17-4 101 16
21 Louisiana College 17-2 99 —
22 Farmingdale State 18-0 99 25
23 Washington and Jefferson 18-3 64 20
24 Mary Washington 16-3 58 —
25 Lebanon Valley 19-2 47 21

Dropped out: No. 23 Bowdoin, 24 Rochester.

Others receiving votes: Chicago 38, Simpson 32, UW-River Falls 28, Gettysburg 26, Bowdoin 17, Mount Union 15, Rochester 15, Colby 13, Emmanuel 9, Ithaca 9, Williams 9, UW-Whitewater 8, St. Norbert 4, McDaniel 2, Austin 1.

The D3hoops.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly.