Four NE-10 Schools Ranked in Top Five in Recent Northeast Regional Poll
Four NE-10 Schools Ranked in Top Five in
Northeast Regional Poll
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
The NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Committee has released this week’s Division II women’s basketball regional rankings for contests through February 10, 2008. The regional rankings will be released every Wednesday through March 5.
For the third straight week the top five teams find themselves in the same position in the recent Northeast Regional rankings. Holy Family University of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) still claims the top spot in the region. The Tigers are followed by four Northeast-10 schools; Stonehill College, Franklin Pierce University, Assumption College and Bentley College in the number two through five spots respectively.
The Northeast-10 continues to fill the poll as Southern Connecticut State University and Saint Michael's College each jumped two spots. The Owls were ranked eighth last week, while the Purple Knights filled the ninth spot.
American International College, after not being ranked last week, is ranked eighth followed by Dominican College of the CACC and Bryant University. The Chargers and Bulldogs both dropped three spots from the previous poll.
Northeast Region Week 3
1. Holy Family
3. Franklin Pierce
6. Southern Connecticut
7. Saint Michael's
8. American International