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Monday November 26, 2012Gator Lacrosse Tabbed No. 2 in Inside Lacrosse Magazine Preseason Top 20

Gainesville, Fla.

The University of Florida lacrosse team has been tabbed as the preseason No. 2 by the Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Yearbook women’s preseason poll, released by the publication on Monday.

 

The Gators return all starters from a season ago that advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA tournament and posted the best record in the three-year history of Florida lacrosse with a 19-3 overall mark.  Florida also posted a perfect 5-0 mark in ALC action, as they captured both the regular season and conference tournament championships in 2012.

 

Of the preseason Top 20, the Gators will face eight in the 2013 season (Syracuse, Northwestern, North Carolina, Loyola, Penn State, Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins, Albany).  The 2013 slate kicks off on Feb. 9 at North Carolina at 12 p.m.

 

ILWomen's Top 20 2013 Preseason Rankings
1. Syracuse Orange

2. Florida Gators

3. Northwestern Wildcats

4. North Carolina Tar Heels

5. Maryland Terrapins

6. Duke Blue Devils

7. Loyola Greyhounds

8. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

9. Penn State Nittany Lions

10. Penn Quakers

11. Dartmouth Big Green

12. Virginia Cavaliers

13. Georgetown Hoyas

14. UMass Minutemen

15. Harvard Crimson

16. Johns Hopkins Blue Jays

17. Towson Tigers

18. Stony Brook Seawolves

19. Boston College Eagles

20. Albany Great Danes

 

 

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