Of course it helps that the Bruins have finished first in four starts and second in their remaining three tournaments to date, offering little reason to think that the defending NCAA champions have reason for concern as the spring season rolls on.
Nova Southeastern continues to play with only four players in its lineup—and continues to be ranked No. 1 in the Division II poll. The Sharks won their last D-II event, taking the team title at the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational, to help them secure nine of the 10 available first-place votes in the poll.
Methodist, fresh off a victory at the Jeykll Island Invitational, keeps its spot again atop the Division III poll. The Monarchs have three wins in the 2011-12 season and two third-place finishes as they eye a 15th straight NCAA title