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Monday March 10, 2014Florida Moves Up to No. 4 in Polls

Gainesville, Fla.

The University of Florida lacrosse team moved up one spot to No. 4 in both the Brine Media Poll and the IWLCA Poll this week, as announced by the organizations on Monday. The moves follow Florida’s come-from-behind 14-13 win over No. 12 Loyola and 20-4 defeat of ALC opponent Michigan this past week.

 

Among the teams remaining on Florida’s schedule, there are four teams present in both the Brine Media Poll and IWLCA Poll: No. 3/2 Syracuse, No. 7/8 Northwestern, No. 9/14 Johns Hopkins and No. 12/11 Penn State; while Ohio State ranks 20th in the IWLCA poll.

 

The Gators will host Winthrop for a mid-week matchup on Wednesday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. before traveling to No. 3/2 Syracuse on Saturday, March 15 at 12 p.m.

 


Brine Media Poll – Week 4

1. North Carolina (7-0)

2. Maryland (7-0)

3. Syracuse (6-0)

4. FLORIDA (7-1)

5. Boston College (6-1)

6. Notre Dame (5-2)

7. Northwestern (3-2)

8. UMass (6-0)

9. Johns Hopkins (7-0)

10. Duke (4-3)

11. Navy (7-0)

12. Penn State (3-3)

13. Georgetown (3-2)

14. Virginia (2-4)

15. Penn (3-1)

16. Stanford (5-1)

17. Loyola (2-4)

18. Towson (2-3)

19. Stony Brook (4-2)

20. James Madison (4-2)

 

IWLCA Poll – Week 5

1. North Carolina (7-0)

2. Syracuse (6-0)

3. Maryland (7-0)

4. FLORIDA (7-1)

5. Boston College (6-1)

6. Virginia (2-4)

7. Notre Dame (5-2)

8. Northwestern (3-2)

9. UMass (6-0)

10. Duke (4-3)

11. Penn State (3-3)

12. Georgetown (3-2)

13. Penn (3-1)

T-14. Johns Hopkins (7-0)

T-14. Stanford (5-1)

16. Loyola (2-4)

17. Towson (2-3)

18. Stony Brook (4-2)

19. Navy (7-0)

20. Ohio State (4-3)


 

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