Franklin & Marshall and Gettysburg are both ranked among the top-five in the Nike/US Lacrosse Division III Women's Preseason Top 20. The Diplomats are ranked third and the Bullets are one spot behind in fourth in the preseason poll.
The 2020 season was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic and prior to conference play beginning. In non-conference play, F&M was 4-0 while Gettysburg was 4-1 before the season being halted. Centennial Conference teams were off to a strong start as a whole, boasting a 28-18 combined record through early March.
Gettysburg is the defending CC champion, having defeated F&M 16-6 in the 2019 championship game.
DIVISION III WOMEN’S PRESEASON TOP 20
3. Franklin & Marshall
6. Washington and Lee
13. Mary Washington
15. St. John Fisher
18. Brockport State
19. Colorado College
20. William Smith