WCLA Division 1 Poll - March 21

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WCLA Division 1 Poll - March 21

New postby DakotaDan on Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:35 pm

Note: There is a new pollster this week, which may account for some of the small changes in rankings.

WCLA Division 1 Poll - March 21

RankTeamPast Week (or Since Last Poll)Pts.1stPrev.
1UCLA (8-1)15751
2Pittsburgh (5-0)W Duquesne 17-515432
3Santa Clara (7-2)1423
4Brigham Young (5-0)1304
5Georgia (5-1)1286
6Colorado State (2-2)1097
7Michigan Club (1-0)1045
8tSan Diego State Club (9-2)W California 20-10998
8tTexas (6-1)999
10Colorado Club (5-2)W Air Force 18-19010
11Cal Poly SLO (4-4)7611
12Delaware Club (4-0)6415
13UNC Club (3-1)6313
14JMU Club (2-1)6014
15Central Florida (5-0)5712
16Virginia Club (1-1)3516
17Virginia Tech Club (2-1)3418
18Ohio State Club (3-0)3217
19Duke Club (2-2)2219
20Arizona State Club (3-1)1220
Others receiving votes: Ohio Club (4), Western Washington (3), Michigan State (2), Kennesaw State Club (2), Northwestern Club (2)


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Re: WCLA Division 1 Poll - March 21

New postby HurstLax 39 on Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:16 pm

What to do with the top 10 after another weekend of everybody beats everybody creating a mess of circular logic?!?!?!

Here is my top 10
UCLA (with all 8 first place votes)
Pitt
Santa Clara
BYU
Colorado State
Michigan
SDSU
Texas
Colorado
Penn State

I think Colorado State gets a boost for the Pitt win but doesn't overtake them because of the Penn State loss
I think Pitt stays at 2 but Santa Clara and BYU move closer point wise after the Colorado State loss. The thing saving them is beating Penn State by 7. I could see any of these three shuffling around in the 2-4 positions.
Georgia drops out of the top 10 after losses to Va Tech and Boston College
Penn State comes in at #10 due to the win over Colorado State
BC should come into the top 20 but doubt they'll make it into the top 10
VaTech should move up into the teens but don't think they'll crack top 10 either

Top 20 poll will likely be MAWLL heavy in a cluster. Hopefully some of that will sort itself out next weekend with a lot of in conference games.
Mile high tourney should prove really interesting this weekend. Michigan could get tested by some tough competition. Georgia will try to make up for the 2 losses this weekend.
Colorado and Colorado State will be trying to add to their resumes to convince the committee that the RMWLL deserves to have 3 teams at nationals!!
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Re: WCLA Division 1 Poll - March 21

New postby dominator on Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:09 pm

Top 20
UCLA
BYU
Pitt
Santa Clara
Colorado St
Colorado
UVA
PSU
SDSU
Delaware
VT
BC
UNC
Duke
UGA
Michigan
JMU
SLO
OSU
Texas/UCF tie
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Re: WCLA Division 1 Poll - March 21

New postby identitycrisis on Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:59 am

I definitely do not envy the pollsters this week. (Also interesting to note that there was a new pollster for this past week...)

Wish there was an easier way to see quality wins and "bad" losses for each of the teams in the rankings - that would help keep things straight. Or maybe that's just the March Madness consuming my thoughts. It's hard to keep it all straight.

I generally agree with HurstLax but I do think this is the make or break weekend for Michigan. I think they are currently flying under the radar...too bad UCLA and Michigan didn't end up playing at Shootout. But I definitely don't think they should be outside the top 10 as dominator had them. Big clump of MAWLL between 10-20...each team probably a big threat for an upset at Nationals.
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