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Ricky Nelson’s 2016 Week 1 top 10

The AVCA poll comes out on Tuesday.

My rank, (my preseason rank, AVCA preseason rank), record, key results last week
1 (1,1). Cal Lutheran 4-0 W: Hendrix; Trinity (Texas).
2 (2,7). Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 4-0 W: Hendrix; Trinity (Texas).
3 (3,11). Christopher Newport 4-0 W: Stevenson.
4 (4,3). Juniata 3-0 W: Clarkson; Ithaca.
5 (6,5). Calvin 3-0 W: Millikin; UW-Eau Claire; Chicago. 
6 (19,17). Hope 4-0 W: Wittenberg.
7 (9,12). Bethel 4-0 W: Wartburg.
8 (5,4). Emory 3-1 W: UW-Oshkosh. L: Saint Benedict.
9 (20,9). Colorado College 4-0 W: Susquehanna.
10 (NR,NR). UW-La Crosse 4-0 W: Elmhurst.
Dropped out: No. 7 Elmhurst (3-1); No. 8 Wittenberg (2-1); No. 10 Illinois Wesleyan (2-1).

The 2016 Standout Stats page has been updated.

-Ricky Nelson


Written by Ricky Nelson

September 5, 2016 at 1:23 am

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  1. got a chance to watch uw la crosse this weekend. I still can’t get over how they went 4-0 with such a small line-up. their pinhitters have to be around 5’7 and 5’8 but unbelievably effective.


    September 5, 2016 at 9:37 am

  2. Same could be said about nearly every CCIW team/pin. That’s a great league loaded with scholarship talent packaged in D III frames. However, I thought UWL was going to struggle more without its setter from last year.
    -Ricky Nelson

    Ricky Nelson

    September 5, 2016 at 11:28 am

  3. the entinger sisters from uw lacrosse are fun to watch and Maddie entinger seem to do a fantastic job setting the ball to the right hitters


    September 5, 2016 at 12:40 pm

  4. […] My top 10 included UW-La Crosse, but the AVCA was fairly responsive to the results in Week 1. […]

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