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Sage women's basketball team earns ranking with release of first NCAA Atlantic Regional Poll

Sage women's basketball team earns ranking with release of first NCAA Atlantic Regional Poll

Indianapolis, IN— The Sage College's women's basketball team has earned a ranking with the release of the first NCAA Division III Regional Rankings for the 2015-2016 season. Sage, which stands at 18-4 overall and is a perfect 13-0 in the Skyline Conference, checks in with a No. 5 regional ranking with the release of the Atlantic Region standings.


The first record is Division III record, followed by overall record.



1. Richard  Stockton (18-4) 18-4

2. Rowan (19-3) 19-3

3. Montclair State (16-6) 16-6

4. DeSales (16-5) 16-5

5. Sage (17-4) 17-4

6. Gwynedd Mercy (17-4) 17-4

7. FDU-Florham (15-5) 16-5

8. Manhattanville (14-6) 14-6

The Gators are under the direction of second-year head coach Allison Coleman and have already tied the Sage mark for the most wins in a season after garnering a 71-43 win on Tuesday night over Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Sage will be back in action on February 11 when they visit the College of Mt. St. Vincent for a 5:30 p.m. Skyline Conference match-up. Sage stands atop the league standings and has three remaining Skyline Conference contests on the schedule with the games on Feb. 11 at CMSV, a home contest on Feb. 14 with Yeshiva and a road game at SUNY-Old Westbury on Feb. 20.

Among the many honors the 2015-2016 Gators have already achieved is the longest win streak in program's history that spanned 15 games from November through January, while tying the mark set last year with 18 wins.  The Gators are looking for the program's first Skyline Conference regular-season title and a chance to earn the program's second Skyline Conference Championship after winning the league crown in 2014 and securing the school's first NCAA Division III appearance in women's basketball.