NORMAN, Okla. – William Woods finished the fall ranked No. 1 in the GCAA NAIA Coaches Poll. The Owls received 11 first-place votes.
The remaining first-place votes went to Wayland Baptist and British Columbia, who are ranked second and third, respectively. Coastal Georgia dropped a spot to No. 4. Oklahoma City checked in at fifth.
Four teams - The Master’s College (#18), Union College (#21), Lewis-Clarke State (#22) and Embry Riddle Aeronautical (AZ) (T#23) moved into the top 25. Bellevue, Bethany College (KS), Faulkner and Lindsey Wilson all fell from the ranking.
NAIA - 11/13/14
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||William Woods (11)||323||1|
|2||Wayland Baptist (1)||305||T4|
|3||British Columbia (1)||293||7|
|4||College of Coastal Georgia||282||3|
|6||Johnson & Wales (FL)||269||T4|
|13||South Carolina Beaufort||174||10|
|18||The Master's College||88||NR|
|T23||Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (AZ)||31||NR|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Bellevue (#22), Bethany College (KS), #T23), Faulkner (#17), Lindsey Wilson (#25)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Faulkner, 25; Texas-Brownsville, 21; Bethany College (KS), 11; Bellevue, 8; Corban, 8; Missouri Baptist, 7; Rocky Mountain, 4; SCAD Savannah, 4; Southwestern College, 4; AIB College of Business, 3; Warner, 3; Ashford, 2; Lindsey Wilson, 2.|