Jan. 4, 2022

2021-22 WBCA

NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll

Jan. 4, 2022

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

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Rank

School (Record)

Total
Points

First-
Place
Votes

Last
week’s
rank

1

Hope (11-0)

225

9

1

2

Amherst (7-0)

211

0

3

3

Christopher Newport (13-0)

208

0

5

4

Transylvania (11-0)

196

0

6

5

NYU (9-0)

181

0

7

6

Whitman (10-1)

175

0

2

7

Simpson (11-1)

174

0

8

8

UW-Whitewater (11-1)

170

0

4

9

Trine (10-2)

150

0

11

10

Tufts (8-1)

144

0

11

11

John Carroll (8-2)

116

0

13

12

DePauw (11-2)

109

0

10

13

Bowdoin (10-2)

106

0

9

14t

Springfield (12-0)

92

0

17

14t

Wisconsin Lutheran (8-0)

92

0

16

16

UW-Eau Claire (11-2)

86

0

15

17

East Texas Baptist (9-2)

79

0

18

18

Wheaton, IL (10-2)

69

0

19

19

St. John Fisher (8-0)

62

0

21

20

Wartburg (8-2)

61

0

14

21

Puget Sound (9-1)

58

0

20

22

Hardin-Simmons (9-2)

45

0

22

23

Messiah (9-2)

38

0

23

24

Catholic (9-1)

18

0

NR

25

Roger Williams (8-0)

13

0

NR

Dropped out: No. 24 Baldwin-Wallace (7-2); No. 25t Gettysburg (7-2); No. 25t UT Dallas (6-3).

Others receiving votes: UW-Oshkosh (11-2) 12; Baldwin-Wallace (7-2) 11; St. Lawrence (9-0) 6; Smith (9-1) 5; Mary Washington (12-1); UT Dallas (6-3) 4; Drew (10-0) 2; Trinity, TX (8-2) 2; Redlands (6-2) 1.

The WBCA NCAA Division III Coaches Poll Committee is composed of one head coach from each of the 10 NCAA Division III regions. The committee for the 2021-22 season: Casey Kushiyama, Puget Sound; Alex Lang, Brooklyn; Jen McCormick, Illinois College; Bobbi Morgan, Ursinus; Alex Richey, Oglethorpe; Sacha Santimano, Bowdoin; Mia Smith, Illinois Wesleyan; Daphne Thompson, SUNY Oneonta; Kelly Thompson, Roger Williams; Suzy Venet, Mount Union.