ATLANTA – The three top teams in Division II – St. Thomas, Concordia-Irvine and Grand Valley State – have risen to the top of the charts and will remain there heading into Selection Sunday after the release of the Under Armour MCLA D-II Coaches poll for Week 10.
Those three teams, along with all of the teams entering their conference tournaments, will get their stiffest tests of this season this weekend.
Sierra Nevada jumped North Dakota to grab No. 4 this week – the highest the Eagles have ever been ranked – while the Bison settled in at No. 5.
Florida Gulf Coast, which ran the table to win the SELC championship, moved up seven spots this week to finish at No. 11.
There were no new entrants into this week’s poll.
Under Armour MCLA Division II Coaches Poll – Week 10
|3.||Grand Valley State||525|
|5.||North Dakota State||461|
|10.||Cal State Fullerton||313|
|11.||Florida Gulf Coast||308|
|15.||College of Idaho||260|
|17.||Palm Beach Atlantic||213|
|19.||UC Santa Cruz||137|
Others receiving votes: Louisiana (48), Cal State San Marcos (32), Western Washington (11), Fort Lewis (7), Central Conn. State (5), Missouri State (3), Baylor (3), Colorado Mines (1), Central Washington (1), St. Edward’s (1), Gonzaga (1).