ATLANTA - For the sixth time in the last 11 years, St. Thomas sits atop the final Under Armour MCLA Division II Weekly Coaches Poll, which was released on Wednesday.
The Tommies (11-4) gobbled up all 17 first-place votes, leaving them comfortably ahead of Dayton (12-4), who St. Thomas beat in the finals of the 2019 MCLA National Championships powered by Under Armour, 9-7.
The Flyers are locked into the No. 2 position while No. 3 Minn-Duluth (12-2) -- the No. 1 team for the entirety of the regular season -- edged out No. 4 North Dakota State (7-8), even though the Bison bounced the Bulldogs in the quarterfinals.
The College of Idaho (14-1) rounds out the Top Five.
On the heels of its CLC title, Rhode Island (8-3) moved into the Top 25 at the No. 24 spot while Western Oregon (9-4) got bumped out.
2019 MCLA Division II Weekly Coaches Poll - Final
|4.||North Dakota State||371|
|5.||College of Idaho||368|
|6.||Grand Valley State||341|
|13.||Florida Gulf Coast||186|
|17.||UC San Diego||127|
|20.||UC Santa Cruz||115|
|23.||Central Conn. State||63|
Also receiving votes: Western Oregon (34), Rice (20), Cal State San Marcos (14), Florida Atlantic (11), Stonehill (10), Saint Mary's (8), Charleston (4), Central Washington (3), UT-San Antonio (1).