FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Florida Gulf Coast women’s basketball team earned the No. 4 spot in the CollegeInsider.com Women's Mid-Major Top 25 poll, announced on Tuesday evening. The Eagles were ranked No. 6 in last week’s mid-major poll.
Green Bay, Delaware and Gonzaga are the three teams ranked higher than the Eagles in this week’s poll.
The women's Mid-Major Top 25 is comprised of teams from the America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Great West, Horizon, Independents, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt and West Coast Conference.
FGCU is the lone Atlantic Sun Conference team represented in this week’s Top 25.
In the Green and Blue’s last game (Dec. 8), sophomore Sarah Hansen (Edinboro, Pa./General McLane HS) registered her third double-double of the season with 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Eagles picked up a huge 75-36 non-conference road win over reigning Conference USA champ UCF Thursday night at UCF Arena.
The Eagles return to the court Monday, Dec. 19 for a conference matchup against USC Upstate. Gametime at Alico Arena is set for 5:15 p.m.