As a result of the Purdue win over Illinois, Indiana has secured the number 1 seed in the division and a first round bye in GRLC tournament.
Indiana will play the winner of Illinois State and the 2nd seed of the West division still TBD (Iowa or Wisconsin). IU defeated Iowa earlier this season 11-5, but did not face Wisconsin. In the last meeting, we lost to Wisconsin in overtime 10-9.
The GRLC tournament is May 3-5 at Lindenwood University – Belleville in Belleville, Illinois. Our first game will be Saturday evening.
Indiana finishes the regular season at Illinois on Friday. The Hoosiers haven’t defeated Illinois since 2008.
As of Sunday evening, Indiana is ranked 34th out 100 teams on LaxPower with a power rating of 80.96. This power rating would put us at 112 out of 208 NCAA D3 teams ahead of instate teams Trine, Hanover, and DePauw.
The 2012 IU team finished 62nd with a 76.40 power rating. The 2011 team finished 76th with a 72.73 power rating.
Perhaps most exciting, our roster features only two seniors. The bulk of scoring is coming from freshmen and sophomores. We haven’t reached our ceiling yet.