Nov. 21, 2017

2017-18 WBCA
NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll

Nov. 21, 2017

The WBCA NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll with teams’ records from the 2017-18 season, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, first-place votes received in parenthesis and ranking in the 2017-18 preseason poll:

Rank School Record Total Points Previous Rank
1 Amherst (6) 2-0 197 1
2 Tufts (2) 2-0 194 2
3 Christopher Newport 3-0 184 4
4 Hope 2-0 162 10
5 Wisconsin-Oshkosh 2-0 158 12
6 DePauw 2-0 130 15
7 St Thomas (MN) 1-1 126 3
8 Trine 3-0 121 16
9 Whitman 2-1 118 9
10 Scranton 2-0 116 13
11 Rochester (NY) 2-0 114 24
12 George Fox 2-0 100 22
13 Bowdoin 2-0 99 23
14 (tie) Trinity (TX) 1-1 96 7
14 (tie) Wartburg 0-0 96 14
16 Thomas More 1-1 94 5
17 Ohio Northern 1-1 86 6
18 Ithaca 2-0 70 NR
19 Washington-St. Louis 1-1 60 8
20 Puget Sound 1-1 57 10
21 Messiah 3-0 48 NR
22 Gustavus Adolphus 1-0 30 18
23 Massachusetts-Dartmouth 2-0 19 NR
24 Wheaton (IL) 2-0 15 NR
25 (tie) Chicago 2-1 14 25
25 (tie) Wisconsin-Whitewater 2-0 14 NR

Dropped Out: Montclair State (2-1); Mary Washington (1-2); Fairleigh Dickinson-Florham (2-1) ; SUNY Geneseo (2-1).

Others receiving votes: Montclair State (2-1) 11; Texas-Tyler (1-0) 10; Babson (2-0) 9; Wisconsin Lutheran (1-1) 9;
Catholic (2-0) 7; Baldwin-Wallace (3-0) 5; Gettysburg (2-0) 5; Mary Washington (1-2) 5; Fairleigh Dickinson-Florham (2-1) 4;
Illinois Wesleyan (2-0) 4; Muhlenberg (3-0) 4; Oglethorpe (1-0) 4; Rochester Institute (2-0) 2; Bluffton (1-0) 1;
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (1-1) 1; SUNY Geneseo (2-1) 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).