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2015 Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – No. 2

naia_logoKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Biola (Calif.) tops the second regular-season edition of the 2015 Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.

Twelve of the 21 NAIA volleyball conferences are represented in the poll. The Great Plains Athletic Conference leads all leagues with five ranked programs – No. 4 Midland (Neb.), No. 11 Northwestern (Iowa), No. 14 Dordt (Iowa), No. 20 Hastings (Neb.) and No. 24 Doane (Neb.).

RANK LAST WEEK^ SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2015 Record TOTAL POINTS
1 1 Biola (Calif.) (17) 10-0 558
2 2 Viterbo (Wis.) (3) 10-0 544
3 3 Missouri Baptist 10-1 521
4 4 Midland (Neb.) 13-0 510
5 5 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 13-3 482
6 6 Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 10-4 463
7 8 Eastern Oregon 9-1 456
8 9 Southern Oregon 11-0 438
T9 11 Evangel (Mo.) 14-0 405
T9 10 Vanguard (Calif.) 8-4 405
11 12 Northwestern (Iowa) 12-2 373
12 13 Columbia (Mo.) 5-4 353
13 14 Coastal Georgia 11-1 340
14 15 Dordt (Iowa) 9-1 327
15 16 Georgetown (Ky.) 9-1 279
T16 18 Indiana Wesleyan 10-2 278
T16 17 Madonna (Mich.) 11-3 278
18 21 Westmont (Calif.) 9-2 259
19 7 Park (Mo.) 5-3 249
20 19 Hastings (Neb.) 9-5 208
21 23 Wayland Baptist (Texas) 10-3 187
22 22 Grand View (Iowa) 6-4 165
23 20 Montana Tech 12-5 155
24 25 Doane (Neb.) 10-4 142
25 24 Great Falls (Mont.) 14-4 112

Dropped from the Top 25: None

Others receiving votes: MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 87; The Master’s (Calif.) 85; Concordia (Neb.) 42; St. Thomas (Fla.) 37; St. Catharine (Ky.) 26; Cornerstone (Mich.) 26; Oklahoma City 20; Carroll (Mont.) 18; College of Idaho 15; Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 12; Jamestown (N.D.) 12; Mobile (Ala.) 7; Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) 5; Bellevue (Neb.) 4; Ottawa (Kan.) 4; Cumberlands (Ky.) 3; Taylor (Ind.) 3.

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