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2015 Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – No.7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Biola reemerges as the No. 1 team in the seventh edition of the 2015 Tachikara – NAIA naia_logoVolleyball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has the most schools appearing in the Top 25 Poll including: No. 6 Dordt (Iowa), No. 10 Midland (Neb.), No. 12 Northwestern (Iowa), No. 15 Concordia (Neb.) and No. 21 Hastings (Neb.). Midland dropped a poll-high eight spots this week from No. 2 to No. 10 after losing to then No. 13 Dordt and then No. 17 Concordia last week.

Dordt (Iowa) made a significant jump this week, moving seven spots from No. 13 last week to No. 6.

RANK LAST WEEK^ SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2015 Record TOTAL POINTS
1 4 Biola (Calif.) (12) 19-2 581
2 3 Missouri Baptist (8) 25-3 579
3 5 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 23-3 548
4 6 Rocky Mountian (Mont.) 21-4 509
5 8 Columbia (Mo.) 18-5 505
6 13 Dordt (Iowa) 19-3 492
7 1 Viterbo (Wis.) (1) 28-3 470
8 6 Vanguard (Calif.) 19-5 447
9 15 Park (Mo.) 17-4 446
10 2 Midland (Neb.) 22-2 441
11 7 Eastern Oregon 19-2 422
12 11 Northwestern (Iowa) 21-5 367
13 10 Evangel (Mo.) 30-3 365
14 12 Southern Oregon 19-2 351
15 17 Concordia (Neb.) 20-5 330
16 16 Westmont (Calif.) 15-5 281
17 19 Lourdes (Ohio) 20-0 266
18 15 Georgetown (Ky.) 18-3 265
19 19 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 17-8 249
20 18 Coastal Georgia 20-3 238
21 21 Hastings (Neb.) 18-6 232
22 22 Madonna (Mich.) 22-5 183
23 24 Indiana Wesleyan 21.5 171
24 23 Oklahoma City 15-5 127
25 25 Grand View (Iowa) 17-11 108

Dropped from the Top 25: none

Others receiving votes: Carroll (Mont.) 84, The Master’s (Calif.) 71, College of Idaho 58, Jamestown (N.D.) 54,
Bellevue (Neb.) 49, Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) 33, IU Kokomo 11, Great Falls (Mont.) 11, Mobile (Ala.) 10,
Wayland Baptist (Texas) 10, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 9, Warner (Fla.) 8, Ottawa (Kan.) 6, Ashford (Iowa) 5, Cornerstone (Mich.) 4, Doane (Neb.) 3, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) 3

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