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2017 Women’s Volleyball Coaches’ Final Top 25 Poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) remains in the No. 1 spot in the latest edition of the NAIA Women’s Volleyball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced on Monday. The Blue Raiders captured 16-of-20 first-place votes as well as 557 points.

The Red Raiders dropped one spot to fifth in the Nov.13 coaches’ poll, the highest final regular season ranking since the 2013 season. Northwestern is 28-4 on the year, totaling 474 votes in the poll, as they head to the NAIA National Championship on Nov. 28 in Sioux City, Iowa. They are one of five teams from the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) in the top 25; Hastings (3), Dordt (4), Midland (11) and Doane (24). A sixth GPAC team, Morningside, received votes.

RANK LAST WEEK SCHOOL [FIRST PLACE VOTES] RECORD POINTS
1 1 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) [16] 28-0 557
2 2 Viterbo (Wis.) [4] 35-1 545
3 3 Hastings (Neb.) 24-2 524
4 5 Dordt (Iowa) 29-5 505
5 4 Northwestern (Iowa) 28-4 474
6 6 Westmont (Calif.) 32-3 466
7 9 Park (Mo.) 29-3 459
8 8 Grand View (Iowa) 31-7 440
9 7 Columbia (Mo.) 33-6 411
10 10 Corban (Ore.) 24-7 406
11 11 Midland (Neb.) 19-9 370
12 14 College of Idaho 24-6 365
13 12 Missouri Baptist 29-9 339
14 15 Montana Tech 21-8 327
15 13 Eastern Oregon 22-9 312
16 18 Cornerstone (Mich.) 27-6 304
17 17 Georgetown (Ky.) 21-4 244
18 16 Madonna (Mich.) 29-4 240
19 19 Jamestown (N.D.) 28-8 235
20 21 Northwest (Wash.) 22-8 218
21 22 Bellevue (Neb.) 28-11 190
22 24 Campbellsville (Ky.) 26-8 187
23 23 Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 23-10 174
24 NR Doane (Neb.) 17-12 155
25 25 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 24-10 115

Dropped from the rankings: No. 20 Morningside (Iowa)

Others receiving votes: Morningside (Iowa) 101, Marian (Ind.) 78, William Woods (Mo.) 59, Missouri Valley 48, Tabor (Kan.) 22, Indiana Wesleyan 21, Saint Xavier (Ill.) 11, Oklahoma City 9, Lourdes (Ohio) 7, College of the Ozarks (Mo.) 6. Central Methodist (Mo.) 5, Mobile (Ala.) 3, Webber International (Fla.) 3, Ottawa (Kan.) 3

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