Women's Basketball ranked No. 19 in the USA Today Sports Top 25 Division III Women's Basketball Coaches' Poll

Women's Basketball ranked No. 19 in the USA Today Sports Top 25 Division III Women's Basketball Coaches' Poll

By Ashley Birchmeier

ADA — The No. 19-ranked women's basketball team dropped five spots in the USA Today Sports Top 25 Division III Women's Basketball Coaches' Poll released Tuesday afternoon.

The Polar Bears recieved 67 points in the poll.

Thomas More (Ky.) claimed the top spot with 199 points and seven first place votes, followed by George Fox (Ore.) in second with 192 points and one first place vote and Amherst (Mass.) in third with 185 points.

Ohio Athletic Conference foe Capital moved up two spots in the poll to No. 15.

Northern returns to action Wednesday evening as they travel to Otterbein, tip off set for 7:30 pm.

Rank Institution - First Place Votes Previous Rank Total Points
1. Thomas More (Ky.) - 7 1 199
2. George Forx (Ore.) - 1 2 192
3. Amherst (Mass.) 3 185
4. Hope (Mich.) 4 176
5. Scranton (Pa.) 5 163
6. Texas-Tyler 7 160
7. New York University 8 151
8. Rochester (N.Y.) 10 141
9. Tufts (Mass.) 9 140
10. Washington University (Mo.) 6 130
11. Wisconsin-Oshkosh 15 110
12. Muhlenberg (Pa.) 12 105
13. Maryville (Tenn.) 13 100
14. Wisconson-Whitewater 11 86
15. Capital 17 85
16. St. Thomas (Minn.) 17 71
17. Wisconsin-Stevens Point 20 70
18. Albright (Pa.) 19 68
19. Ohio Northern 14 67
20. Calvin (Mich.) 15 47
21. Trinty (Texas) 24 33
22. Wheaton (Ill.) 22 32
23. Bluffton NR 26
24. Connecticut 24 13
25. University of New England NR 11

Others receiving votes: Carnegie Mellon University (Pa.) 10; Rochester Institute of Technology (N.Y.) 6; Christopher Newport University (Va.) 5; Hendrix College (Ark.) 4; Rowan University (N.J.) 4; Keene State College (N.H.) 3; State University of New York at Cortland 3; Saint John Fisher College (N.Y.) 2; University of Wisconsin - River Falls 2.