Inside Lacrosse 2013 NCAA Preseason Rankings

Inside Lacrosse recently released their 2013 NCAA preseason rankings. While some spots in the top 20 have gone up for grabs since last season, the top four rankings remain the same.

Last year ended with Loyola holding the number one ranking, receiving all 19 first place votes. Maryland came in at number two, with Notre Dame hanging in at three and Duke holding on to the fourth spot.

In the 2013 preseason rankings, Loyola, Maryland, Notre Dame and Duke hold spots 1-4 respectively. Hopping into the fifth position is North Carolina. Johns Hopkins moves to the number six ranking, with Cornell, Lehigh, Virginia and Denver rounding out the top ten.

Check out the full top 20 ranking list below from Inside Lacrosse:

Loyola Greyhounds Lacrosse 2012 National Championship
The Loyola Greyhounds won the 2012 NCAA Division I Lacrosse National Championships and finished with a top ranking in the polls. In early pre-season rankings for 2013, they’re still ranked number one.

1. Loyola
2. Maryland
3. Notre Dame
4. Duke
5. North Carolina
6. Johns Hopkins
7. Cornell
8. Lehigh
9. Virginia
10. Denver
11. Colgate
12. Massachusetts
13. Princeton
14. Syracuse
15. Penn State
16. Fairfield
17. Hofstra
18. Bucknell
19. Drexel
20. Yale

In the coaches top 20 poll, it is much of the same. While a few schools hopped around here and there, there are of course a number of similarities. Check out the full top 20 preseason rankings from the Inside Lacrosse Coaches Poll below:

1. Loyola
2. Maryland
3. Duke
4. Notre Dame
5. North Carolina
6. Virginia
7. Johns Hopkins
8. Denver
9. Massachusetts
10. Princeton
11. Syracuse
12. Colgate
13. Lehigh
14. Yale
15. Cornell
16. Penn State
17. Villanova
18. Fairfield
19. Ohio State
20. Bucknell