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2015 Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – No. 3

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

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

RANK LAST WEEK^ SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2015 Record TOTAL POINTS
1 1 Biola (Calif.) (16) 12-0 557
2 2 Viterbo (Wis.) (4) 13-0 545
3 3 Missouri Baptist 14-1 524
4 4 Midland (Neb.) 15-0 506
5 5 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 14-3 484
6 6 Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 12-4 470
7 7 Eastern Oregon 11-1 453
8 8 Southern Oregon 13-0 434
9 T9 Evangel (Mo.) 16-0 412
10 T9 Vanguard (Calif.) 9-4 393
11 11 Northwestern (Iowa) 14-3 382
12 12 Columbia (Mo.) 10-4 368
13 13 Coastal Georgia 13-1 334
14 14 Dordt (Iowa) 11-1 330
15 T16 Madonna (Mich.) 12-3 295
16 18 Westmont (Calif.) 11-2 292
17 15 Georgetown (Ky.) 12-2 250
18 RV Concordia (Neb.) 14-3 231
19 19 Park (Mo.) 7-4 210
20 21 Wayland Baptist (Texas) 13-3 197
T21 23 Montana Tech 13-6 186
T21 20 Hastings (Neb.) 10-6 186
23 RV MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 11-6 171
24 24 Doane (Neb.) 10-6 108
25 RV The Master’s (Calif.) 11-5 92

Dropped from the Top 25: Indiana Wesleyan (No. 16); Grand View (Iowa) (No. 22); Great Falls (Mont.) (No. 25).

Others receiving votes: Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) 82; Carroll (Mont.) 69; Indiana Wesleyan 66; Grand View (Iowa) 57; Cornerstone (Mich.) 46; Oklahoma City 43; Great Falls (Mont.) 40; St. Thomas (Fla.) 34; Cumberlands (Ky.) 14; Ottawa (Kan.) 12; Mobile (Ala.) 11; Jamestown (N.D.) 10; Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 10; College of Idaho 7; Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) 7; Bellevue (Neb.) 5; Davenport (Mich.) 3.

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