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Seven-time NCAA champion Northwestern has been ranked No. 5 in the Nike/Lacrosse Magazine Division I Women’s Preseason Top 20.
The Wildcats, who last won a national title in 2012 and have reached the NCAA semifinals in each of the last 10 seasons, will be tested early and often in 2015 as 11 of their 16 opponents are ranked in the publication’s top 20.
Reigning NCAA champion and B1G foe Maryland earned the top spot, while North Carolina, Syracuse and Florida rounded out the top five.
A complete list of the Top 20 is below (Northwestern opponents in BOLD):
2. North Carolina
7. Boston College
9. Loyola (Md.)
10. Notre Dame
11. Penn State
13. Ohio State
14. Johns Hopkins
16. Stony Brook