Oklahoma City No. 1 in NAIA GCAA Coaches Preason Poll

ORLANDO, Fla. – Oklahoma City edged defending national champion Coastal Georgia by two points to sit atop the NAIA GCAA Coaches Preseason Poll.

Oklahoma City received one first-place vote and 217 points while Coastal Georgia collected seven first-place votes and 215 points. William Woods earned the lone remaining top spot on a ballot and is ranked third. Johnson & Wales and Grand View round out the top five.

NAIA - August 28, 2014

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points NAIA Finals Finish
1 Oklahoma City (1) 217 2
2 College of Coastal Georgia (7) 215 1
3 William Woods (1) 200 T3
4 Johnson & Wales (FL) 190 T3
5 Grand View 179 5
6 Wayland Baptist 178 14
7 Texas Wesleyan 177 T6
8 Faulkner 147 T6
9 Oklahoma Baptist 145 10
10 British Columbia 135 11
11 CSU-San Marcos 116 19
12 Concordia University (OR) 110 8
13 Webber International 105 13
14 Tennessee Wesleyan 91 9
15 Northwood (FL) 87 DNQ
16 University of the Cumberlands 85 DNQ
17 South Carolina Beaufort 75 DNQ
18 Thomas 66 12
19 Bellevue 60 25
20 Bethany College (KS) 50 15
21 Lindsey Wilson 41 20
22 Mount Mercy 37 DNQ
23 Cardinal Stritch 33 18
24 The Master's College 25 DNQ
T25 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (FL) 21 16
T25 Houston-Victoria 21 DNQ
       
Dropped From Ranking:  N/A    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Westminster (UT), 15; Midland, 14; St. Thomas Houston, 14; Victoria, 13; Cumberland, 12; Southeastern (FL), 9; Bethel College (KS), 8; Indiana Wesleyan, 5; Baker, 4; Marian University-Indianapolis, 4; St. Ambrose, 4; Dalton State, 3; Mobile, 3; Mount Marty, 3; Warner, 3; William Jessup, 2; Union College, 1.