Blog: NCAA Snubs McDaniel College Lacrosse

NCAA Snubs McDaniel College Lacrosse. Picks Connecticut College over McDaniel College, even though McDaniel was higher rank in every category.

In case you don't follow D3 sports, Sunday was "selection Sunday," where the NCAA selects who's in and who's out of men's lacrosse. Also, in case you were not following, was one of many schools considered to be in the running for an at large bid also known as bubble teams. However, Selection Sunday came and went with McDaniel not being selected to the big dance.

Instead the NCAA picked Connecticut College, a school ranked lower in every measurement used by the NCAA when selecting a school for the tournament.

See for your self ( Lower is better) ranking provided by LAXpower.com

                                     McDaniel                                       Connecticut College
Power Ranking                     30                                                        31
TSI                                     14                                                        19
RPI                                     24                                                        27
Strength of Schedule             3                                                         16
Quality Wins                        30                                                        60
standing in conference           4                                                         5

I think this may be due to there being a bias to New England and New England Schools, that they have more prestige than schools such a McDaniel.

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