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WBB Metro Poll: Rutgers No. 1, Hofstra 2nd,

Hofstra University #10 Candice Bellocchio looks to slip

Hofstra University #10 Candice Bellocchio looks to slip past Marist College #23 Kelsey Beynnon in the first half. (Dec. 22, 2011) Credit: James Escher

Rutgers was again the unanimous No.1 this week. But there was a change among the top three as Hofstra and Princeton swapped places. Its fitting since the two will face each other on Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. at Hofstra. St. John’s dropped two places to seventh, while Marist jumped three places to fifth. Seton Hall moved up one spot to sixth, while LIU moved up two places to eighth.

1. Rutgers (10-2)
2. Hofstra (9-2)
3. Princeton (9-4)
4. Hartford (8-4)
5. Marist (5-5)
6. Seton Hall (7-6)
7. St. John’s (7-6)
8. LIU (10-2)
9. Sacred Heart (9-2)
10. Fairfield (7-3)

Area Teams
Army, Columbia, Fairfield, FDU, Fordham, Hartford, Hofstra , Iona, LIU, Manhattan, Marist, Monmouth, NJIT, Princeton, Rider, Rutgers, Sacred Heart, Seton Hall, St. Francis (Brooklyn), St. Peter’s, St. John’s, Stony Brook , Wagner

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