Noontime Sports New England D3 Women’s Basketball Top 10 (Jan. 21st)
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Not a lot has changed in a week as the top six teams remain the same, but we did see UMass Dartmouth move-up two spots, thanks to recent wins over Eastern Connecticut (64-60) and Castleton University (66-45). The Corsairs, who have won four-straight, will attempt to continue their current momentum later this week when they visit Southern Maine in an important conference clash before hosting Keene State on Saturday.
Trinity College also moved-up, checking-in ninth overall following a few recent wins over MCLA and St. Joseph’s (Long Island). The Bantams host Williams College on Friday followed by sixth-ranked Middlebury College next Sunday.
Finally, make sure to keep an eye on fifth-ranked Babson College this week, which hosts MIT in an important mid-week clash. The Beavers appear to be the team to beat in their conference, but don’t sleep on the Engineers, Springfield College and Smith College.
Noontime Sports D3 New England Women’s Basketball Poll | Jan. 21st, 2019
1. Bowdoin College
|17-0, 4-0 NESCAC||Last Week: No. 1|
|2. Amherst College||14-1, 3-0 NESCAC||Last Week: No. 2|
|3. Tufts University||16-1, 3-1 NESCAC||Last Week: No. 3|
|4. St. Joseph’s (Maine)||17-0, 5-0 GNAC||Last Week: No. 4|
|5. Babson College||14-2, 8-1 NEWMAC||Last Week: No. 5|
|6. Middlebury College||15-2, 4-1 NESCAC||Last Week: No. 6|
|7. UMass Dartmouth||14-3, 7-1 LEC||Last Week: No. 9|
|8. MIT||13-4, 7-2 NEWMAC||Last Week: No. 8|
|9. Trinity College||15-3, 2-2 NESCAC||Last Week: No. 10|
|10. Springfield College||11-6, 7-1 NEWMAC||Last Week: No. 7|
On The Rise: Conn. College, Emmanuel College, Smith College, Southern Maine and Worcester State
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