Women's Basketball Ranked No. 4 in Mid-Major Top 25
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 | by Mike Hill (mike_hill84)

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Florida Gulf Coast women’s basketball team earned the No. 4 spot, for the third consecutive week, in the CollegeInsider.com Women’s Mid-Major Top 25 poll, announced on Tuesday evening (Dec. 27).

Green Bay, Delaware and Gonzaga are the three teams ranked higher than the Eagles in this week’s poll.

The women's Mid-Major Top 25 is comprised of teams from the America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Great West, Horizon, Independents, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt and West Coast Conference.

FGCU is the lone Atlantic Sun Conference team represented in this week’s Top 25.

In the Green and Blue’s last contest (Dec. 21), senior Kelsey Jacobson (Barnesville, Minn./Moorhead HS) scored a game-high 17 points, as the FGCU women’s basketball team knocked down 17 three-pointers, en route to a 69-41 win over ACC foe Virginia Tech on Wednesday night in front of 1,826 fans at Alico Arena.

The Eagles (8-1) now head to Honolulu, Hawai’i for the Hawai’i Rainbow Wahine Invitational from Dec. 28-30. FGCU will face NC State (Dec. 28; 11:00 p.m. ET), Hawai’i (Dec. 29; 11:55 p.m. ET) and Alcorn State (Dec. 30; 6:00 p.m. ET) in the round-robin format.