NORMAN, Okla. – South Mountain ended Mesa’s run atop the rankings to become the new top-ranked team in the GCAA NJCAA Division II Coaches Poll. South Mountain claimed four first-place votes.
Darton State moved up four spots to second and received two first-place votes. Mississippi Gulf Coast and Tyler each moved up one place to third and fourth, respectively. Mesa was tabbed first on two ballots despite its tumble to No. 5.
Kirkwood debuted at No. 9 while Andrew fell from the ranking.
NJCAA DII - 10/24/14
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||South Mountain (4)||75||2|
|2||Darton State (2)||69||6|
|3||Mississippi Gulf Coast||54||4|
|Dropped From Ranking: Andrew (#10)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Abraham Baldwin, 7; Grand Rapids, 7; Murray State, 7; Andrew, 5; Lackawanna, 5; Copiah Lincoln, 4; Iowa Lakes, 3; Rend Lake, 3; Southeastern, 1.|