ATLANTA – Chapman grabbed three more first place votes this week to tighten its grip on the No. 1 ranking in the Under Armour MCLA Division I Weekly Coaches Poll for the period ending April 2.
The Panthers (9-0) snatched three of No. 2 Utah’s first place votes, giving them 20 total for a comfy, 21-point lead over the Utes (8-0). Utah still has six first place votes.
No. 3 Colorado (9-1) remained in the same spot from Week 6 after a pair of ranked wins at home.
South Carolina (10-0) leapfrogged Michigan State (9-1) to take the No. 4 position while the Spartans dipped to No. 5.
Oregon (3-4) left the poll this week to make room for No. 25 Florida as the Gators make their first appearance of the season after knocking on the door for several weeks.
Under Armour MCLA Division I Coaches Poll - Week 7
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Others receiving votes: Oregon (41), Minnesota (16), Texas A&M (16), Oklahoma (5), Northeastern (5), Santa Clara (2), USC (1).