INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Emory & Henry College Women's Basketball Team holds the number nine spot in the third NCAA Division III South Region Rankings of the 2016-17 season, NCAA officials announced Wednesday. E&H is one of three Old Dominion Athletic Conference programs ranked in the top nine regionally.
Emory & Henry (18-7, 12-4 ODAC), which has won 12 of its last 16 games, returns to the rankings in the number nine spot after a week off. The Wasps earned a bye to the Quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament for the third year in a row. It is the fourth time in the past two seasons that the Wasps have been ranked regionally by the NCAA.
Trinity (Texas) University (24-1) and the University of Texas-Dallas remain in the top two spots for the third week in a row. Joining E&H from the ODAC in the regional rankings are Guilford College (third) and Lynchburg College (fourth).
Emory & Henry, the #3 seed in this weekend's ODAC Tournament, will take on eleventh-seeded Shenandoah University on Friday evening in the quarterfinals. The Wasps swept the Hornets by scores of 103-43 and 64-40 during the regular season.
NCAA Division III Women's Basketball
South Region Rankings
1. Trinity (Texas)
3. Guilford *
4. Lynchburg *
5. Maryville (Tenn.)
6. Texas Lutheran
9. Emory & Henry *
* denotes Old Dominion Athletic Conference school