UMW Women's Basketball Climbs to 8th in D3hoops.com National Poll

UMW Women's Basketball Climbs to 8th in D3hoops.com National Poll
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team climbed to eighth in the nation - its highest ranking in three years - in this week's D3hoops.com weekly poll, released Monday night. The Eagles, 21-0 on the season, have already clinched a first round bye in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament, and will visit Hood College and York College in games this week.

\# School (1st votes) Rec Pts Prev.
1 Amherst (20) 22-0 618 1
2 Chicago (4) 20-0 602 2
3 George Fox (1) 21-0 580 3
4 DePauw 20-1 534 6
5 Calvin 20-1 490 4
6 William Paterson 21-1 479 9
7 Mount Union 20-1 441 10
8 Mary Washington 21-0 425 11
9 Lewis and Clark 19-2 396 7
10 UW-Stevens Point 19-3 373 12
11 Rochester 17-3 357 5
12 Washington U. 16-4 351 8
13 Juniata 21-1 338 13
14 Franklin 20-1 330 14
15 St. Thomas 20-1 265 15
16 Hope 18-3 235 19
17 Lebanon Valley 19-2 210 18
18 Babson 18-2 205 17
19 Louisiana College 18-2 174 20
20 Kean 20-3 145 21
21 UW-River Falls 17-4 133 24
22 UW-Eau Claire 17-5 131 16
23 Centre 19-1 95 23
24 Johns Hopkins 19-2 81 25
25 Illinois Wesleyan 16-5 49 --

Dropped out: No. 22 Williams.

Others receiving votes: Carthage 20; Messiah 12; Rhode Island College 12; UW-Whitewater 9; Greensboro 7; Thomas More 7; Williams 7; Ithaca 4; Colby 3; Piedmont 3; Ferrum 2; Ohio Northern 1; Tufts 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.