CAMDEN, N.J. – Rutgers-Camden is heading into the NCAA Championship for the second year in a row as the NJAC champion, and the Scarlet Raptors are tourney-bound as a top-10 program again.
The Scarlet Raptors made a huge jump to No. 7 in the final regular-season NSCAA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released on Tuesday. Last week the Raptors were No. 18.
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The No. 7 ranking is the highest Rutgers-Camden has earned in the NSCAA top 25 since being tied for sixth on Sept. 25.
Rutgers-Camden made its jump in the polls after posting a 3-1 win against Rutgers-Newark in the semifinals and a 3-0 victory against Rowan in the conference championship game. The victories raised the Scarlet Raptors’ record to 16-2-2, including 8-0-2 in their last 10 games.
Rutgers-Camden also made another jump in the rankings, vaulting to No. 1 in the South Atlantic Region rankings. The Raptors were tied for second last week with Christopher Newport, trailing No. 1 Montclair State.
The national rankings mark the 21st consecutive week that Rutgers-Camden has either received votes or been ranked in the top 25 in at least one of the national polls.