Nova Southeastern New No. 1 in GCAA Division II Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Nova Southeastern received six first-place votes to knock Barry out of the top spot in the GCAA Division II Coaches Poll. The Sharks were previously ranked second.

Barry still received the most first-place votes with eight but share the No. 2 ranking with South Carolina-Aiken, who received three first place votes. Chico State checks in at No. 4 while CSU-Monterey Bay completed the top five. The biggest movers in the poll were West Georgia and Erskine who went from unraked to Nos. 12 and 14, respectively. North Greenville, Limestone and Wingate are also new to this weeks ranking and occupy slots 22 and tied for 23.

CSU-Stanislaus (#12), Colorado-Colorado Springs (#23), Missouri-St. Louis (#22), St. Edward’s (#21), Western New Mexico (#15) fell out of the top 25.

NCAA Division II - 10/24/14

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Nova Southeastern (6) 410 2
T2 Barry (8) 402 1
T2 South Carolina-Aiken (3) 402 3
4 Chico State 343 5
5 CSU-Monterey Bay 265 6
6 Lynn 256 4
7 Columbus State 255 10
8 North Alabama 239 8
9 Central Oklahoma 222 9
10 Flagler 212 13
11 Saint Leo 188 19
12 West Georgia 179 NR
13 Simon Fraser 178 25
14 Erskine 172 NR
15 West Florida 145 7
16 Central Missouri 127 11
17 Florida Southern 126 18
18 Malone 125 17
19 Florida Institute of Technology 117 16
20 Western Washington 92 24
21 Armstrong State 74 14
22 North Greenville 72 NR
T23 Limestone 63 NR
T23 Wingate 63 NR
25 Georgia College 57 20
       
Dropped From Ranking: CSU-Stanislaus (#12), Colorado-Colorado Springs (#23), Missouri-St. Louis (#22), St. Edward's (#21), Western New Mexico (#15)
       
Others Receiving Votes: Grand Valley State, 54; Lander, 52; Cameron, 49; CSU-Stanislaus, 47; Missouri-St. Louis, 41; Sonoma State, 41; Lee, 40; Colorado School of Mines, 31; Tiffin, 29; Western New Mexico, 29; Lincoln Memorial, 28; Lake Superior State, 25; Northeastern State, 23; Lewis, 22; Saginaw Valley State, 19; Colorado-Colorado Springs, 18; Indianapolis, 17; Clayton State, 16; Dixie State, 15; Wayne State (MI), 15; Arkansas Tech, 14; Oklahoma Christian, 13; Mount Olive, 12; Southeastern Oklahoma State, 12; Georgia Southwestern State, 11; St. Edward's, 10; Hawaii-Hilo, 9; Henderson State, 9; St. Thomas Aquinas, 9; Rollins, 8; Delta State, 6; Southwestern Oklahoma State, 6; Southern Nazarene, 5; Valdosta State, 3; Bellarmine, 1; Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1; Newberry, 1.