No. 7 Colorado Mesa Makes School History With Latest Poll Ranking
GRAND JUNCTION, colo.- Colorado Mesa University women's basketball team (14-0, 10-0 RMAC) moved up one spot to No. 7 in the USA Today/WBCA Division II Coaches' Poll released Tuesday.
CMU has climbed in each of the previous four polls, moving up from No. 8 last week. The Mavericks have now reached their highest ranking in CMU history, tying the No. 7 ranking set by the 2002 Mavericks team (March 5, 2002).
CMU remains the only Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference team to crack the Top 25. Colorado Mesa is one of five teams without a loss.
Ashland University remains in the No. 1 spot at 17-0 overall, receiving 775 total points. Ashland University received all 31-first place votes. CMU is receiving 574 points.
CMU improved their record to 14-0, 10-0 in RMAC action, with wins this weekend on the road at CSU-Pueblo (70-66) and UC-Colorado Springs (56-55). CSU-Pueblo is the only RMAC institution receiving votes.
The Mavs' 14-0 start is the best in school history, breaking the previous season-opening mark of 11-0 in 1988-1999.
CMU is averaging 73.0 points per game and outscoring their opponent by a +21.8 scoring margin. Three Mavericks are averaging double digits; Kelsey Sigl (17.7 ppg), Sharaya Selsor (13.7) and Katrina Selsor (13.6).
Sigl and Kelsor were also named Monday to the RMAC All-Academic First-Team.
CMU will host Western State Colorado University on Saturday night in Brownson Arena. Tip-off is slated for 5:30 p.m.