Women's lacrosse begins, ends season 16th in national poll

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College women’s lacrosse team started and ended the 2016 season as the 16th-ranked team in the country.

Colby finished the season at 12-4 overall and were in the top 10 for much of the season. However, the Mules did not receive a bid to the NCAA tourney and came down in the rankings.

Colby was one of seven New England Small College Athletic Conference teams to be ranked or received votes.

Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Poll 

Rank Institution Points FPV Record Last Poll
1 Middlebury 400 20 22-1 5
2 Trinity (Conn.) 379   19-4 7
3 SUNY Cortland 357   21-1 1
4 Franklin & Marshall 344   21-3 6
5 Salisbury 305   18-3 3
6 Gettysburg 297   18-3 4
7 TCNJ 295   20-2 2
8 Amherst 245   13-5 8
9 Brockport 228   15-4 13
10 Catholic 180   13-8 RV
11 Bates 139   12-6 9
12 Mary Washington 138   15-5 16 T
13 York (Pa.) 129   12-7 14
14 St. John Fisher 121   17-4 18
15 St. Mary’s (Md.) 106   16-4 10
16 Colby 101   12-4 11
17 Springfield 92   16-6 NR
18 Messiah 91   14-6 16 T
19 Hamilton 76   10-6 12
20 Ithaca 51   14-6 RV
           
Also Receiving Votes: Tufts, Augustana (Ill.), Colorado College, Mount Union, William Smith,  Washington & Lee, Christopher Newport, Pomona-Pitzer