Monday February 3, 2014Gators No. 5 in IWLCA Preseason Poll
The University of Florida lacrosse team has been tabbed as No. 5 in the 2014 IWLCA Preseason Top 20 rankings, released by the organization on Monday.
The Gators are coming off their third-consecutive ALC regular-season championship as well as their third-straight NCAA Tournament appearance in the program’s four-year history. Florida finished the season with an 18-3 record, including a 9-0 record at Donald R. Dizney Stadium.
Of the preseason Top 20, the Gators will face six in the 2014 season (No. 1 North Carolina, No. 3 Syracuse, No. 4 Northwestern, No. 7 Penn State, No. 9 Loyola and No. 12 Stony Brook). The 2014 slate kicks off on Feb. 8 at North Carolina at 12 p.m.
Florida was also ranked No. 4 in the Preseason Brine Media Poll and No. 5 in the Lacrosse Magazine preseason rankings.
IWLCA Poll - 2014 Preseason Top 20
1. North Carolina
7. Penn State
11. Notre Dame
12. Stony Brook
13. U Mass
20. Boston College
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