UMW Women's Basketball Ranks #17 in D3Hoops.com National Preseason Poll

The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team, coming off a 22-6 season a year ago and with seven significant contributors returning, are ranked 17th in the nation in the D3Hoops.com national preseason poll, released on Saturday. The ranking marks the seventh straight season the Eagles have been ranked nationally.


The full D3hoops.com Top 25:

\# Team W-L Pts. '10 final
1 Amherst (21) 32-1 621 3
2 Hope (3) 32-2 576 2
3 Illinois Wesleyan 28-2 547 6
4 Christopher Newport 30-1 485 10
5 Rochester 23-8 479 7
6 UW-Stevens Point 24-7 460 8
7 Washington U. (1) 29-2 454 1
8 Kean 29-2 351 5
9 Carthage 24-5 340 11
10 George Fox 28-3 333 4
11 Mount Union 26-5 326 13
12 DePauw 26-4 313 12
13 Babson 28-4 272 14
14 Williams 20-8 262 17
15 Messiah 24-5 246 23
16 Gettysburg 24-5 235 16
17 Mary Washington 22-6 213 25
18 Bowdoin 22-7 191 19
19 Thomas More 26-4 163 15
20 Lebanon Valley 23-5 151 —
21 St. Norbert 23-4 95 20
22 Western Connecticut 23-6 82 —
23 Colby 24-5 81 21
24 Calvin 24-5 80 24
25 St. Vincent 23-5 74 -

Others receiving votes: Simpson 71, UW-La Crosse 66, DeSales 66, St.
Thomas 62, Scranton 51, UW-Stout 47, Utica 44, UW-Whitewater 42, Marymount 41, UW-River Falls 40, Puget Sound 29, St. Benedict 25, Lewis and Clark 15, Medaille 15, Muhlenberg 13, Roanoke 13, Chicago 12, William Paterson 9, Whitman 9, Brandeis 7, Baldwin-Wallace 6, Skidmore 6, Hendrix 3, Ithaca 2, Centre 1, Coe 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.