Dec. 20, 2017

2017-18 WBCA
NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll

Dec. 20, 2017

The WBCA NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll with with teams’ RECORDS THROUGH SUNDAY, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, first-place votes received in parenthesis and ranking in last week's poll:

Rank School Record Total Points Previous Rank
1 Amherst (5) 7-0 197 1
2 Tufts (3) 9-0 195 2
3 Christopher Newport 7-0 181 3
4 Hope 8-0 176 4
5 Wisconsin-Oshkosh 9-0 165 5
6 Trine 10-0 151 6
7 Bowdoin 9-0 147 8
8 Whitman 8-1 141 9
9 Thomas More 8-1 131 10
10 Rochester (NY) 9-1 121 11
11 Wartburg 7-0 115 13
12 DePauw 8-1 106 14
13 Trinity (TX) 4-1 102 12
14 St. Thomas (MN) 7-2 99 7
15 Ohio Northern 8-1 90 16
16 Scranton 8-1 72 19
17 Wisconsin-Whitewater 8-0 70 18
18 Messiah 9-1 65 15
19 Gustavus Adolphus 7-1 46 17
20 Muhlenberg 10-0 43 22
21 Washington-St. Louis 7-2 37 21
22 Ithaca 7-2 35 20
23 George Fox 6-2 33 23
24 Montclair State 9-1 31 24
25 Juniata 9-0 12 NR

Dropped Out: Puget Sound (5-4).

Others receiving votes: Chicago (7-2) 10; Rochester Institute (7-0) 10; Chapman (5-0) 9; Marymount (VA) (8-1) 5; Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (7-2) 2; Emory and Henry (8-3) 2; Guilford (7-1) 1.

The WBCA NCAA Division III Coaches Poll Committee is made up of nine head coaches at Division III institutions. All are members of the WBCA. The 2017-18 committee members are Mary Beth Spirk, non-voting chair (Moravian), Kristen Dowling (Claremont-Mudd-Scripps), Renee DeVarney (Swarthmore), Jessica Ott (Alverno), Kate Pearson (Cabrini), Jennifer Reimer (Case Western Reserve), Alex Richey (Oglethorpe), Dan Roiger (Saint Lawrence) and Kelly Thompson (Roger Williams).

The next WBCA NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll will take place on Jan. 9, 2018.