Women’s Basketball Ranked Eighth In NCAA Atlantic Region

Women’s Basketball Ranked Eighth In NCAA Atlantic Region

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Feb. 6, 2019) – The NCAA released this season's first regional rankings for Division III women's basketball on Wednesday and the DIII WBB Regional Advisory Committee ranked the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy eighth in the Atlantic Region. This is the first time that the Mariners have been regionally ranked in the 19-season history of the program. 

To view the NCAA DIII Women's Basketball Regional Rankings, click here

The Mariners currently boast a 17-2 overall record, including a 13-1 mark in Skyline Conference action, which is good for second place in the league. The Skyline's first-place team, the Mount St. Mary Knights, are ranked third in the Atlantic Region. 

This is the first of three sets of regional rankings which we will see before the selections for the 2018-19 NCAA Tournament are made and announced on Monday, Feb. 25. More information on the regional rankings can be found on d3hoops.com's release at this link

USMMA is back in action tonight on the road at Skyline opponent Mount St. Vincent beginning at 6 p.m. at the Dolphins' Peter Jay Sharp Center. Live stats and a live video feed of the game are available with links on the USMMA Women's Basketball Schedule Page

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