Wittenberg retains their #1 rankings in this week’s AVCA Division III rankings with 55 first-place votes ahead of Colorado College who has 12 first-place nods. Southwestern (TX) moved up two spots this week into the #3 position while Calvin worked their way up into the top-five at #4. Trinity (TX) fell back from #3 into the #5 position.
Carnegie-Mellon jumped ahead to the #6 ranking this week from the #10 position. Wisconsin-Whitewater also moved up to #7 from #9.
Johnson & Wales remain undefeated along with Wittenberg, moving up to #14 from #16 in this week’s poll.
Falling back this week is Emory who held the #4 spot in last weeks rankings but dropped back to #10. Illinois Wesleyan and Chicago also fell back to #18 and #17 after holding the #12 and #13 spots, respectively.
Washington-St. Louis moved up seven positions to #20 in this week’s rankings.
|2||Colorado College (12)||1617||22-1||2|
|14||Johnson & Wales (RI)||697||23-0||16|
|20||St. Thomas (MN)||374||20-5||19|
Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Berry 140; Pacific Lutheran 85; Aurora 51; Wisconsin-Stevens Point 42; Cornell (Iowa) 39; Randolph-Macon 38; Scranton 35; Mary Hardin-Baylor 30; Otterbein 30; Wesleyan (Conn.) 30; Ithaca 16; Hope 11; Vassar 11; Carthage 10; Muskingum 9; Wisconsin-La Crosse 5; Wisconsin-Eau Claire 4; Cal Lutheran 3; Mount Union 3; Tufts 2
Ten teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 56 combined points.