NEILA Week 1 Poll 2017

NEWTON, Mass. — The New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) announces the first regular season men’s lacrosse polls for Divisions 1, 2, and 3.

Boston University received five of the six first place votes to take over the top spot in Division 1, while Merrimack and Tufts were each unanimously selected again at the top of Divisions 2 and 3, respectively.

The NEILA weekly polls are voted on by a committee of coaches within their respective divisions.

Division I

Rk.  School (#1 Votes)
1. Boston University (5)
2. Yale
3. Harvard
4. Brown
5. Bryant (1)
6. Providence
7. Sacred Heart
8. Fairfield

Dropped Out:
Vermont

Receiving Votes:
Vermont, Quinnipiac

Division II

Rk. School (#1 Votes)
1.  Merrimack (6)
2.  Saint Anselm
3.  S. New Hampshire
4.  Bentley
5.  Franklin Pierce

Dropped Out:
None

Receiving Votes:
Assumption

Division III

Rk. School (#1 Votes)
1. Tufts (6)
2.  Amherst
3.  Bates
4.  Middlebury
5.  Bowdoin
6.  Wesleyan
7.  Springfield
8.  Keene State (tie)
Williams (tie)
10. Endicott (tie)
Babson (tie)

Dropped Out:
Western New England

Receiving Votes:
Conn. College, W. New England