ATLANTA – Michigan State raced out to a 2-0 start to the season, cementing its place atop the first installment of the Under Armour MCLA Division I Weekly Coaches Poll for the period ending Feb. 17.
Locked in a tie with Chapman (1-1) in the preseason poll, the Spartans (2-0) are alone at the top of the charts, garnering 18 of the 22 first place votes available.
Cal-Berkeley (4-0), which defeated Chapman, bumped up six spots from the preseason poll to sit in the second chair with three first-place votes. South Carolina (3-0) grabbed the last first place vote, helping it into the No. 3 hole.
Chapman and Concordia-Irvine (2-0) round out the Top 5.
Under Armour MCLA Division II Coaches Poll – Week 1
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Also receiving votes: Davenport (69), Indiana (40), Colorado State (39), Auburn (35), USC (29), Arizona (27), Connecticut (23), Florida (22), Arkansas (10), West Virginia (6), Missouri (4), Simon Fraser (4), Boise State (3).