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Lawrence Tech Moves up to No. 20 in the Latest NAIA Women's Volleyball Coaches Top 25 Poll

Lawrence Tech Moves up to No. 20 in the Latest NAIA Women's Volleyball Coaches Top 25 Poll

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The Lawrence Technological (Mich.) University women's volleyball team has moved to No. 20 in the latest NAIA Coaches Top 25 Poll, the national office announced on Wednesday afternoon.

Lawrence Tech (27-2, 18-0) moved up three spots as they clinched the WHAC Regular Season Championship last Friday. This is the highest ranking in Blue Devils program history as just three points separate the 18th, 19th, and 20th ranked programs. The Blue Devils earned 250 total points while Providence (Mont.) sit at 19th with 251 total points and Oklahoma City at 18th with 252 total points. They are the top-rated team in the WHAC.

Northwestern (Iowa) remains the top team with 21 first-place votes and 591 total points. Missouri Baptist comes in at No. 2 with 572 total points followed by Indiana Wesleyan at No. 3, Eastern Oregon at No. 4 and Park (Mo.) at No. 5. Lewis and Clark State (Idaho) is the lone new team in the top 25 while Oklahoma City jumped four spots.

The Blue Devils are back in action tonight when the Blue Devils travel to Livonia, Mich. to take on Madonna (Mich.) University. First serve is set for 7 p.m.

NAIA Press Release


 2019 NAIA WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL COACHES' TOP 25 POLL

RANK LAST TIME SCHOOL [FIRST-PLACE VOTES] RECORD POINTS
1 1 Northwestern (Iowa) [21] 27-0 591
2 2 Missouri Baptist 27-4 572
3 4 Indiana Wesleyan 30-1 544
4 3 Eastern Oregon 26-2 530
5 5 Park (Mo.) 22-3 517
6 6 Viterbo (Wis.) 28-5 491
7 9 Southern Oregon 25-3 473
8 8 Jamestown (N.D.) 24-4 459
9 7 Columbia (Mo.) 26-3 455
10 10 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 24-5 415
11 11 Grand View (Iowa) 25-9 402
12 15 Marian (Ind.) 28-1 371
13 13 Bellevue (Neb.) 25-6 348
14 12 Corban (Ore.) 17-7 347
15 14 Central Methodist (Mo.) 27-3 338
16 17 Concordia (Neb.) 21-4 306
17 18 Montana Tech 22-6 293
18 22 Oklahoma City 28-1 252
19 18 Providence (Mont.) (Mont.) 19-6 251
20 23 Lawrence Tech (Mich.) 27-2 250
21 24 Midland (Neb.) 17-9 195
22 20 Dordt (Iowa) 18-9 142
23 24 Hope International (Calif.) 18-8 130
24 NR Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) 20-8 117
25 21 College of Idaho 15-10 112

 

Others receiving votes: Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) 102, Reinhardt (Ga.) 89, Westmont (Calif.) 85, Trinity Christian (Ill.) 75, Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 61, Saint Francis (Ind.) 50, Saint Mary (Neb.) 23, Vanguard (Calif.) 19, Thomas More (Ky.) Saint Mary (Kan.) 5, Dakota State (S.D.) 3, Xavier (La.) 3