WWU gets top rating in first NCAA II West Region Poll
Feb. 20, 2013
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Western Washington University earned the top ranking in the inaugural NCAA Division II West Regional women's basketball poll released today.
The Vikings, 19-3 and ranked No.8 nationally, are one of four GNAC teams ranked in the poll. Simon Fraser is third, Northwest Nazarene seventh and Montana State Billings eighth.
Chico State, 19-3, is second in the regional poll, while Cal State Monterey Bay is fourth.
The poll will eventually help determine, which five at-large teams join the GNAC, PacWest and CCAA champions in the West Regional playoffs. The regional begins Friday, March 15 at a site to be determined.
Generally the top-ranked team earns the right to host the regional.
1. Western Washington; 2. Chico State; 3. Simon Fraser; 4. Cal State Monterey Bay; 5. Grand Canyon; 6. UC San Diego; 7. Northwest Nazarene; 8. Montana State Billings.
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