Northern drops to 24 in AVCA Top-25 poll

Week two of the AVCA Top-25 Poll was released Monday afternoon with the Northern State University Wolves falling one spot to No. 24 overall after a 4-0 weekend from the Max & Erma’s Classic. Northern tallied 190 total points with a 7-1 record on the year.

NSU is joined by seven NSIC opponents including No. 1 Southwest Minnesota State, No. 2 Concordia-St. Paul, No. 7 Minnesota Duluth, No. 9 Augustana, No. 11 Winona State, No. 17 Wayne State, and (RV) Upper Iowa.

Rank School (First-Place Votes) Points Record Prev.
1 Southwest Minnesota State (44) 1172 8-0 2
2 Concordia-St. Paul (4) 1156 7-1 1
3 Lewis 1085 7-1 3
4 Palm Beach Atlantic 1045 5-0 4
5 Angelo State 980 8-1 6
6 Nebraska-Kearney 961 8-1 5
7 Minnesota Duluth 884 7-1 7
8 Ferris State 852 6-1 8
9 Augustana (SD) 757 8-1 9
10 Western Washington 718 6-2 10
11 Winona State 665 6-2 13
12 California Baptist 582 7-0 24
13 Central Oklahoma 494 7-1 19
14 Tarleton State 475 5-3 17
15 Central Missouri 457 6-2 16
16 Cal State San Bernardino 437 4-4 11
17 Wayne State (Neb.) 359 5-3 12
18 Alaska-Anchorage 347 4-4 14
19 Concordia (CA) 331 4-3 15
20 Colorado School of Mines 306 6-2 22
21 Regis 279 7-1 NR
22 Saint Leo 262 4-0 21
23 Washburn 211 6-2 18
24 Northern State 190 7-1 23
25 Rockhurst 128 6-2 25

Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: NW Nazarene 115; Arkansas Tech University 40; Upper Iowa 35; Central Washington 34; Wheeling Jesuit 31; Azusa Pacific 30; UC San Diego 28; Findlay 23; Tampa 22; Wingate 17; Ashland 14; West Florida 10; Metro State 8;

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