Three Women's Soccer Teams in NCAA Regional Rankings
Hornets ranked second, Marlins fifth, and Generals seventh
FOREST, Va. --- The NCAA released its first set
of regional rankings for the fall team sports (except football) on
Wednesday with the ODAC earning solid representation
throughout. In women's soccer, Lynchburg College sits second
in the South Atlantic Region, followed closely by Virginia Wesleyan
College (5th) and Washington and Lee University
NCAA Division III women's soccer is comprised of eight regions across the nation. The South Atlantic Region attributes rankings to eight schools. Emory University currently owns the top spot in the region with Montclair State holding the third position. The College of New Jersey is fourth, while Richard Stockton is sixth. Mary Washington is eighth to round out the rankings when combined with the ODAC schools.
New rankings will be determined each week through the end of conference tournament action. The rankings compiled through the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Committee aid in determining at-large bids into the NCAA postseason tournament.
Virginia Wesleyan (15-0-1 overall, 10-0-1 ODAC) and Lynchburg (14-0-3 overall, 7-0-3 ODAC) are also represented in the national and regional coaches' polls conducted by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). The Marlins are fifth in the nation and second in the South Atlantic Region, while the Hornets are 12th and third respectively. Washington and Lee is ninth in the regional ranks.
Use the links below to view each of the polls and rankings in their entirety. For more information on ODAC Women's Soccer, visit www.odaconline.com. Don't forget to become a fan of the ODAC on Facebook. You can also follow the ODAC on Twitter at @odacathletics. Check out the ODAC's YouTube channel.