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Lacrosse Ranked in IWLCA and deBeer Women's Media Preseason Polls




Feb. 5, 2013

ACC Release | NCAA Polls

Boston College opens the 2013 season ranked No. 18 in the deBeer Women's Media Poll and No. 20 in the IWLCA Coaches Poll as announced by the IWLCA on Tuesday and by deBeer last week.

The Eagles stand among five Atlantic Coast Conference teams to garner spots in both preseason polls. BC collected 32 points in the deBeer poll and 44 points in the coaches' poll.

Maryland (No. 4 IWLCA/No. 4 deBeer), North Carolina (No. 5/5), Duke (No. 7/6), and Virginia (No. 8/11) constitute the other ACC institutions in the rankings.

In 2013, the Eagles return two 2012 All-ACC performers in sophomores Covie Stanwick and Mikaela Rix in addition to veteran seniors, Brooke Blue, Jessie Coffield, and Ali Meagher.

Boston College opens the 2013 season at Holy Cross on Feb. 16 at 3 p.m.

IWLCA Preseason Poll
1. Northwestern (12), 189
2. Syracuse (4)
3. Florida (3), 366
4. Maryland (1), 349
5. North Carolina, 321
6. Loyola, 284
7. Duke, 276
8. Virginia, 229
9. Notre Dame, 220
10. Penn State, 208
11. Pennsylvania, 195
12. Dartmouth, 182
13. Ohio State, 139
14. Massachusetts, 112
15. Georgetown, 108
16. Cornell, 97
17. Towson, 86
18. Stony Brook, 60
19. Johns Hopkins, 47
20. Boston College, 44

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