Concordia-St. Paul took over the #1 position this week after they took down Southwest Minnesota State in a four-set match up. California Baptist jumped up to #3 from #5 along with Lewis to #4 from #6. Nebraska Kearney snuck their way into the top-five once again after being #7 last week.
Falling out of the top-five are Palm Beach Atlantic from #3 to #6 and Minnesota Duluth from #4 to #9.
Arkansas Tech continues to climb up in the rankings, entering into the top-10 as the only unbeaten squad in the top-25. Central Oklahoma and Regis also moved up in this week’s rankings from #13 and #14 to #11 and #12, respectively. In the back half, West Florida jumped up two spots to #20 while Wheeling Jesuit moved from #23 to #21.
Making an appearance in this week’s top-25 are Saint Leo and Upper Iowa at #24 and #25, respectively.
|1||Concordia-St. Paul (40)||1191||21-2||2|
|2||Southwest Minnesota State||1130||21-2||1|
|3||California Baptist (7)||1100||21-0||5|
|6||Palm Beach Atlantic (1)||943||21-1||3|
|17||Colorado School of Mines||375||19-4||18|
|22||Wayne State (Neb.)||150||15-10||20|
Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Azusa Pacific 58; Findlay 55; Wingate 42; Hillsdale 41; Alaska-Anchorage 32; Florida Southern 29; Metro State 27; Cal State San Bernardino 26; Central Washington 26; McKendree 26; Rockhurst 17; Missouri Western 13; Flagler 12; Sioux Falls 9; West Texas A&M 2.
10 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 49 combined points.