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West Florida Tops Precept Preseason Coaches Poll

West Florida Tops Precept Preseason Coaches Poll
Defending national champion Francis Marion ranked fourth

 

NORMAN, Okla. ? West Florida - who finished tied for sixth at last season?s NCAA Division II National Championships - tops the 2003-04 Precept Division II Coaches Poll. Francis Marion - last season?s national champion - debuts at No. 4. Rollins College and Cal. State-Bakersfield are ranked second and third, respectively, while Cal. State-Stanislaus rounds out the top five.

 

Florida Southern College - the highest ranked team that failed to advance to the 2003 NCAA Championships - comes in at sixth and is followed by North Alabama, South Carolina-Aiken, Armstrong Atlantic and Pfeiffer.

 

Chico State comes in at No. 11 with California-Davis, Abilene Christian, Colorado-Colorado Springs and Georgia College & State University occupying slots 12-15. Central Oklahoma debuts at No. 16 and is followed by Western Washington, Kennesaw State, Grand Canyon and Cameron.

 

Columbus State, Presbyterian College, Ferris State, Valdosta State and Lynn complete the top 25.

 

The next Division II Precept Coaches poll will be released Oct. 1.

Precept Coaches Poll Top 25
Division II - Sept. 10, 2003

Rank

University (First-Place Votes)

Points

Prev.

1

West Florida (5)

282

T6

2

Rollins College (4)

274

2

3

Cal State?Bakersfield (1)

239

4

4

Francis Marion (1)

226

1

5

Cal State?Stanislaus

219

3

6

Florida Southern College

217

NR

7

North Alabama

201

T6

8

South Carolina-Aiken (1)

197

8

9

Armstrong Atlantic State

178

NR

10

Pfeiffer

158

12

11

Chico State

157

5

12

California-Davis

156

9

13

Abilene Christian

122

NR

14

Colorado-Colorado Springs

116

10

15

Georgia College & State University

107

NR

16

Central Oklahoma

105

13

17

Western Washington

103

11

18

Kennesaw State

100

NR

19

Grand Canyon

91

NR

20

Cameron

89

NR

21

Columbus State

83

NR

22

Presbyterian College

73

NR

23

Ferris State

70

15

24

Valdosta State

69

NR

25

Lynn

64

NR

Others Receiving Votes:
  Barry 57, Grand Valley State 48, Delta State 47, Drury 44, Central Arkansas 41, California-San Diego 46, Bryant College 37, Northern Kentucky 35, Arkansas Tech (1) 34, Tampa (1) 34, Lewis 30, Catawba College 28, Bellarmine 27, Northwood 27, Barton College 26, St. Mary?s 25, Findlay 21, Eckerd College 18, Gannon 18, Clarion 17, Coker College 17, Clayton College & State University 16, Nova Southeastern 16, Cal State-Dominguez Hills 14, Cal State-San Bernardino 14, Northeastern State 13, Montevallo 13, Indianapolis 11, Lincoln Memorial 9, Millersville 9, Tusculum 9, Ashland 8, Saginaw Valley State 8, Missouri-Rolla 7, St. Francis 7, Nebraska-Kearney 6, Quincy 6, Lenoir-Rhyne 5, Queens College 5, UNC-Pembroke 4, Belmont Abbey College 3, Southern Indiana 2, St. Edward?s 2

 

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