Oglethorpe Remains Atop GCAA Division III Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Oglethorpe remained at the top of the rankings in the GCAA Division III Coaches Poll. The Stormy Petrols claimed nine first-place votes.

Defending NCAA champion Schreiner moved up a spot to second and collected four first-place votes. Methodist, Wittenberg - who received the final first-place ballot, and Illinois Wesleyan round out the top five.

Texas Lutheran broke into the ranking at No. 25 while UW-Eau Claire dropped out.

Division III - October 3, 2014

 

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Oglethorpe (9) 342 1
2 Schreiner (4) 287 T3
3 Methodist 274 2
4 Wittenberg (1) 268 6
5 Illinois Wesleyan 253 7
6 Guilford 240 T11
7 Texas-Tyler 237 10
8 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 236 15
9 LaGrange 227 9
10 Redlands 216 T3
11 La Verne 185 5
12 St. John Fisher 174 T11
13 Southwestern 150 13
14 Rhodes 140 16
15 Berry 133 14
16 Rochester 119 21
17 Hampden-Sydney 102 22
18 St. Thomas 100 25
19 Greensboro 92 19
20 California Lutheran 89 18
21 Concordia University 76 20
22 Transylvania 75 8
23 Trinity (TX) 71 23
24 Saint John's (MN) 61 17
25 Texas Lutheran 35 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Wisconsin-Eau Claire (#24)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 35; Centre, 26; Mary Hardin-Baylor, 25; Central, 24; Whitworth, 23; Washington & Jefferson, 21; Christopher Newport, 20; Middlebury, 16; Washington & Lee, 16; Hope, 15; Franklin & Marshall, 14; Emory, 13; Wisconsin Eau-Claire, 13; Bethel (MN), 12; Edgewood, 12; Chapman, 9; St. Vincent, 9; Huntingdon, 7; Husson, 7; McDaniel, 7; Carnegie Mellon, 6; Skidmore, 5; Millikin, 4; New York University, 4; Spalding, 4; Hardin-Simmons, 3; Messiah, 3; Occidental, 3; Trinity (CT), 3; Willamette, 3; Dubuque, 2; Farmingdale State, 2; Carthage, 1; DePauw, 1; Linfield, 1; Nebraska Wesleyan, 1.