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Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – No. 1

naia_logoKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Biola (Calif.) tops the first 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. 12 Northwestern (Iowa), No. 15 Dordt (Iowa), No. 19 Hastings (Neb.) and No. 25 Doane (Neb.)

2015 Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – No. 1 (Sept. 8)
RANK LAST WEEK^ SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES)   TOTAL POINTS
1 2 Biola (Calif.) (12) 492
2 4 Viterbo (Wis.) (6) 487
3 3 Missouri Baptist 467
4 9 Midland (Neb.) 447
5 7 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 420
6 5 Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 409
7 1 Park (Mo.) 404
8 6 Eastern Oregon 397
9 16 Southern Oregon 360
10 8 Vanguard (Calif.) 353
11 18 Evangel (Mo.) 323
12 12 Northwestern (Iowa) 315
13 10 Columbia (Mo.) 303
14 20 Coastal Georgia 280
15 25 Dordt (Iowa) 263
16 11 Georgetown (Ky.) 233
17 15 Madonna (Mich.) 232
18 17 Indiana Wesleyan 231
19 22 Hastings (Neb.) 225
20 NR Montana Tech 187
21 RV Westmont (Calif.) 177
22 21 Grand View (Iowa) 156
23 19 Wayland Baptist (Texas) 141
24 NR Great Falls (Mont.) 131
25 NR Doane (Neb.) 96
Dropped from the rankings: Davenport (Mich.) (No. 13), College of Idaho (No. 14), Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) (No. 23), Jamestown (N.D.) (No. 24). 
Others receiving votes: Bellevue (Neb.) 92; The Master’s (Calif.) 86; College of Idaho 44; St. Thomas (Fla.) 40; St. Catharine (Ky.) 36; MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 31; Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) 29; Cornerstone (Mich.) 25; Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 17; Concordia (Neb.) 6; Jamestown (N.D.) 6; Davenport (Mich.) 3. 
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