Women's Basketball ranked No. 15 in second weekly D3Hoops.com poll, ranked No. 16 in WBCA poll

Women's Basketball ranked No. 15 in second weekly D3Hoops.com poll, ranked No. 16 in WBCA poll

By Caleb Scott

D3Hoops.com Poll | WBCA Poll |

ADA — The Ohio Northern women's basketball team is ranked No. 15 in the secondweekly D3Hoops.com coaches poll, and jumped two spots to No. 16 in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association poll, both released Tuesday, Dec. 5.

After falling in its season-opener, the Polar Bears (5-1 overall, 1-0 OAC) have won four straight.

Ohio Northern received 270 points in the D3Hoops.com poll.

Tufts (Mass.) claimed the top spot with 611 points and 14 first place votes, while Christopher Newport (Va.) came in at No. 2 with 600 points and five first place votes, and Amherst (Mass.) rounded out the top-3 with 582 points and six first place votes.

In the WBCA poll, Northern received 77 points, while Amherst (Mass.) is ranked No. 1 with 197 points and five first place votes, Tufts (Mass.) is No. 2 with 195 points and the final three first place votes and Christopher Newport (Va.) rounded out the top-3 with 184 points.

The Polar Bears return to action on Wednesday evening as they travel to Wilmington to take on the Quakers at 7:30 pm.

D3Hoops.com Poll - Week 2

Dec. 5, 2017

Rank School (First Place Votes) Record Pts. Prev.
1. Tufts (Mass.) (14) 6-0 611 1
2. Christopher Newport (Va.) (5) 6-0 600 2
3. Amherst (Mass.) (5) 6-0 582 3
4. Wartburg (Iowa) 5-0 519 4
5. Wis.-Oshkosh 7-0 502 5
6. Trine (Ind.) 7-0 473 6
7. Whitman (Wash.) 6-1 433 8
8. Hope (Mich.) 5-0 432 7
9. Rochester (N.Y.) 6-1 388 9
10. Thomas More (Ky.) 6-1 372 10
11. St. Thomas (Minn.) 4-1 359 11
12. Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) 5-0 344 12
13. Wis.-Whitewater 5-0 331 14
14. Bowdoin (Maine) 7-0 316 17
15. Ohio Northern 5-1 270 15
16. DePauw (Ind.) 6-1 230 18
17. Messiah (Pa.) 6-0 200 21
18. Trinity (Tex.) 3-1 192 20
19. Muhlenberg (Pa.) 7-0 163 22
20. Scranton (Pa.) 5-1 123 16
21. Puget Sound (Wash.) 4-2 111 19
22. Washington (Mo.) 4-2 95 13
23. Marymount (Va.) 5-1 93 23
24. Marietta 6-0 80 25
25. Juniata (Pa.) 7-0 77 -

Others receiving votes: Ithaca 30; Illinois Wesleyan 28; Wheaton (Ill.) 27; Montclair State 20; Chicago 18; George Fox 15; SUNY Geneseo 15; Carthage 13; Randolph-Macon 13; UW-Eau Claire 13; Williams 8; Albright 6; Connecticut College 6; Wisconsin Lutheran 5; Bluffton 4; Washington and Jefferson 4; Babson 1; Oglethorpe 1; Rochester Tech 1; Rose-Hulman 1 

WBCA Poll - Week 3

Dec. 5, 2017

Rank School (First Place Votes) Record Pts. Prev.
1. Amherst (Mass.) (5) 6-0 197 1
2. Tufts (Mass.) (3) 6-0 195 2
3. Christopher Newport (Va.) 6-0 184 3
4. Hope (Mich.) 5-0 172 4
5. Wis.-Oshkosh 7-0 167 5
6. Trine (Ind.) 7-0 149 6
7. Bowdoin (Maine) 7-0 143 10
8. St. Thomas (Minn.) 4-1 142 7
9. Whitman (Wash.) 6-1 133 9
10. Thomas More (Ky.) 6-1 117 13
11. Rochester (N.Y.) 6-1 113 11
12. Trinity (Tex.) 3-1 111 12
13. Wartburg (Iowa) 5-0 107 14
14. DePauw (Ind.) 6-1 91 15
15. Messiah (Pa.) 6-0 86 17
16. Ohio Northern 5-1 77 18
17. Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) 5-0 74 19
18. Ohio Northern 5-0 65 22
19. Scranton (Pa.) 5-1 60 8
20. Washington (Mo.) 4-2 42 16
21. Ithaca (N.Y.) 6-1 37 24
22. Puget Sound (Wash.) 4-2 29 20
23. Muhlenberg (Pa.) 7-0 28 NR
24. George Fox (Ore.) 4-2 24 21
25. Montclaire State  6-1 13 NR

Others receiving votes: Rochester Institute (5-0) 10; Gettysburg (5-0) 9; Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (4-2) 7; Wheaton (IL) (4-1) 7; Chicago (4-2) 4; Marymount (VA) (5-1) 3; Bluffton (3-1) 2; Connecticut College (5-1) 2