Women's Basketball Climbs to 19th in USA Today Sports/ WBCA Top 25 Poll

LILBURN, Ga. ---The Moravian College women's basketball team moved up five spots to 19th this week in the ninth USA Today Sports/Women's Basketball Coaches Association Division III Top 25 poll of the 2012-13 season.

The Greyhounds, who are 18-2 overall and 9-0 in Landmark Conference action, received 48 points to move up from 24th in the poll last week.  Moravian, which has received votes in eight straight polls, is one of two teams from the Landmark Conference receiving national recognition with The Catholic University of America being ranked 13th with 110 points.

The USA Today Sports/WBCA poll is voted on by a committee of eight Division III coaches, one from each region of the country.  To view the full poll, visit http://www.wbca.org/blog/index.cfm/2013/1/29/20122013-Week-9-DIII-Poll/.

Moravian will return to action on Wednesday, January 30th in a Landmark Conference game at Drew University beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Madison, New Jersey.  The Greyhounds can clinch their 12th straight postseason appearance and sixth consecutive Landmark Conference Tournament berth with a victory Wednesday night.