Jan. 9, 2018

2017-18 WBCA
NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll

Jan. 9, 2018

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 the Dec. 20, 2017 poll:

Rank School Record Total Points Previous Rank
1 Amherst (8) 13-0 200 1
2 Hope 14-0 188 4
3 Bowdoin 13-0 184 7
4 Whitman 12-1 166 8
5 Thomas More 12-1 165 9
6 (tie) Rochester (NY) 11-1 150 10
6 (tie) Wartburg 13-0 150 11
8 Tufts 11-2 134 2
9 DePauw 14-1 133 12
10 Ohio Northern 12-1 119 15
11 Christopher Newport 11-2 115 3
12 Trine 12-2 112 6
13 St. Thomas (MN) 11-2 97 14
14 Scranton 12-1 85 16
15 Muhlenberg 12-0 78 20
16 Trinity (TX) 9-2 72 13
17 (tie) Messiah 13-1 66 18
17 (tie) Wisconsin-Oshkosh 10-2 66 5
19 Wisconsin-Whitewater 11-2 59 17
20 Gustavus Adolphus 11-2 46 19
21 Juniata 13-0 40 25
22 Ithaca 9-2 39 22
23 (tie) Chicago 10-2 30 NR
23 (tie) Montclair State 12-1 30 24
25 George Fox 11-2 29 23

Dropped Out: Washington-St. Louis (9-3).

Others receiving votes: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (11-2) 11; Marietta (12-1) 11; Washington-St. Louis (9-3) 9; Illinois Wesleyan (12-2) 6; Marymount (VA) (11-2) 5; Rochester Institute (9-1) 2; Transylvania (9-4) 2; Centre (KY) (12-1) 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).