Diplomats Ranked #10 in March 20 Inside Lacrosse Women's Lacrosse Poll
LANCASTER, PA - The Franklin & Marshall College women's lacrosse team is ranked #10 in the March 20th Inside Lacrosse Division III Poll.
Ranked #11 in the March 13 Inside Lacrosse Poll, the Diplomats have opened the season 4-0 with wins over #17 Washington & Lee (13-10 W), William Smith College (16-4 W), Connecticut College (14-9 W) and Drew Univesity (12-5 W).
Ranked eighth in the final Laxpower.com Women's Power Rankings and #10 in the final Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III poll last season, the Diplomats come into the 2006 season after ranking 16th in scoring offense (13.12 gpg), 12th in scoring defense (6.82 gpg), 10th in scoring margin (6.29 gpg) and eighth in winning percentage (.824) in the final 2005 NCAA Division III statistics.
One of the most successful Division III women's lacrosse programs in the nation, Franklin & Marshall has captured six conference titles as the Diplomats have competed in 14 national championship tournaments and recorded a mark of 284-145-3.
2006 Inside Lacrosse Division III Women's Lacrosse Poll (March 20)
1. The College of New Jersey
10. Franklin & Marshall
11. St. Marys (MD)
17. Trinity (CT)
19. Washington & Lee