Colorado College Claims #1 Division III Ranking

  0 Carly DeMarque | November 07th, 2017 | College - Women's Indoor, NCAA D3, News, Rankings

In what will be the final rankings of the 2017 NCAA Division III season, leading up to the NCAA championships that are set to begin in just a matter of days, Colorado College snuck up into the #1 position. Following the NCAA Division III Tournament, the AVCA will announce their final rankings of the year. Colorado College took the top spot away from Wittenberg (#4) who has held onto the title for a large chunk of the season even after they posted two sweeps on the week.

Johnson & Wales, remains the only unbeaten team in the Division III rankings, as they slid into the top-10 this week.

Wisconsin-Whitewater fell back to #16 after holding the #9 position last week while Chicago plummeted to #20 from #15. Carnegie-Mellon also dropped this week to #9 after holding onto the #6 spot.

Entering the top-25 in the final week are Carthage at #24 and Aurora at #25.

RANK SCHOOL POINTS RECORD PREVIOUS
1 Colorado College (59) 1633 29-1 2
2 Southwestern (TX) (2) 1549 27-4 3
3 Calvin (3) 1508 24-3 4
4 Wittenberg (1) 1452 20-2 1
5 Trinity (TX) 1400 26-6 5
6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 1331 23-5 7
7 Emory 1188 25-5 8
8 Millikin 1112 26-6 10
9 Carnegie-Mellon 1060 27-3 6
10 Johnson & Wales (RI) (2) 1037 28-0 11
11 Illinois Wesleyan 942 21-6 13
12 Northwestern (MN) 869 30-6 14
13 Gustavus Adolphus 758 23-5 16
14 Johns Hopkins 693 22-3 17
15 Stevenson 573 30-1 19
16 Wisconsin-Whitewater 546 20-7 9
17 St. Thomas (MN) 536 24-5 18
18 Ohio Northern 500 25-4 20
19 Washington-St. Louis 479 20-9 12
20 Chicago 463 22-6 15
21 MIT 361 26-2 22
22 Juniata 338 21-8 21
23 Christopher Newport 327 25-3 23
24 Carthage 124 22-8 NR
25 Aurora 112 25-6 NR

Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Randolph-Macon 101; Concordia (WI) 87; Pacific Lutheran 81; Tufts 78; Ithaca 60; Wisconsin-La Crosse 60; Berry 52; Wisconsin-Eau Claire 52; Otterbein 46; Scranton 40; Mary Hardin-Baylor 39; La Verne 34; Texas-Dallas 28; Cornell (IA) 20; Wesleyan (CT) 18; Wisconsin-Stevens Point 13; DePauw 10; Stevens 10; Cal Lutheran 6; Mount Union 2

Eight teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 32 combined points.

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Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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