AU Women’s basketball moves back to No. 2 ranking in the country

Eagles voted in Top 25 WBCA poll


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Eagle guard Hallie Heidemann takes a long three point shot against the Cavaliers.

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor

The Ashland University women’s basketball team has returned to its No. 2 national ranking after being slotted at No. 3 in last week’s poll.

After downing the Walsh Cavaliers, 94-71, and the Northwood Timberwolves, 93-57, the Eagles have improved their record to 10-0 on the season and now sit No. 2 in the nation.

On Dec. 13, the most recent Women’s Basketball Coaches Association poll was released with Ashland moving to the No. 2 spot. The top 10 can be found below:

  1. Grand Valley State (9-0)
  2. Ashland (10-0)
  3. Missouri Southern State (11-0)
  4. Minnesota State Mankato (9-0)
  5. Drury (9-1)
  6. Glenville State (7-1)
  7. West Texas A&M (9-1)
  8. Eckerd (8-1)
  9. Tampa (9-0)
  10. Western Washington (5-1)

The Eagles currently sit as one of ten teams left in Division II that remain undefeated in women’s basketball.

They look to take on two teams coming from down south, the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers and Trevecca Nazarene Trojans this coming week. They will face the Panthers on Saturday at 1 pm and the Trojans on Monday at 1 pm.