ATLANTA – The top four teams in the Under Armour MCLA Division II weekly poll remained the same while St. John’s edged up to No. 5, setting up a trifecta of premium games this weekend in the Upper Midwest.
Top-ranked and defending national champion St. Thomas will face No. 3 North Dakota State on Friday night in Fargo while the Johnnies entertain No. 4 Concordia-Irvine on Saturday. The weekend concludes with the Eagles – who received a first place vote in the poll – facing the Bison in Fargo.
Bridgewater State moved up four spots and grabbed a first place vote after downing Dayton this past weekend. The Flyers dipped three spots to No. 8.
UC Santa Cruz entered the poll at No. 24 replacing, replacing UC Davis.
Under Armour MCLA Division II Pool – Week 2
|2.||Grand Valley State||607|
|3.||North Dakota State||587|
|10.||Cal State Fullerton||416|
|13.||Palm Beach Atlantic||340|
|19.||Florida Gulf Coast||191|
|24.||UC Santa Cruz||52|
Others receiving votes: Montana (50), Baylor (28), Gonzaga (23), Cal State Long Beach (19), College of Idaho (19), Southern Conn. State (12), Florida Atlantic (10), Washington-Mo. (9), Portland State (7), UC Davis (7), Cal State San Marcos (6), Columbus State (6), Stonehill (6), MSU-Mankato (5), UC San Diego (4), Central Conn. State (4), Citadel (4), Missouri State (3), UT-San Antonio (3), Bridgeport (2), New Haven (2), St. Edward’s (2), Coastal Carolina (2), Incarnate Word (2), Colorado Mines (1), Central Washington (1).