Franklin & Marshall Remains #4 in May 1 NCAA Women's Lacrosse Metro Region Poll

LANCASTER, PA - The Franklin & Marshall College women's lacrosse team remained fourth in the May 1 NCAA Metro Region poll released by the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Committee.

Ranked third in the April 17 and fourth in the April 24 polls, the Diplomats earned the #2 seed for the Centennial Conference playoffs.

In the playoffs, F&M knocked off third-seed Dickinson College 15-12 in the semifinals before falling to top-seed Gettysburg College 8-6 in the title game.

Franklin & Marshall (13-4, 8-1 Centennial Conference) is awaiting word from the National Collegiate Athletic Association regarding a possible at-large bid to the NCAA's national championship playoffs. The announcement will be made on Sunday, May 7 between 9 and 10 p.m. on College Sports Television.

One of the most successful Division III women's lacrosse programs in the nation, Franklin & Marshall has captured six conference titles as the Diplomats have competed in 14 national championship tournaments and recorded a mark of 294-148-3 in 30 years of competition.

NCAA Metro Region Women's Lacrosse Poll (May 1)
1. Gettysburg
2. The College of New Jersey
3. Rowan
4. Franklin & Marshall
5. Dickinson
6. Montclair