January 4, 2012
UMW Women's Basketball Moves to 15th in WBCA Poll, 18th in D3Hoops.com Poll; Ranks #1 in Scoring Defense
The undefeated University of Mary Washington women's basketball team moved to 15th in the nation in the first WBCA/USA Today coaches' top 25, released on Tuesday, and also moved up to 18th in the nation in the weekly D3Hoops.com national poll. In the official NCAA statistics, also released on Tuesday, the Eagles are ranked \#1 in the nation in scoring defense, allowing 40.4 points per game. They also rank third in the nation in opponents' field goal percentage, as opponents shoot just 28.2%.