Oct. 31, 2019 (preseason)

2019-20 WBCA
NCAA Division II Preseason Top 25 Coaches Poll

Oct. 31, 2019

The WBCA NCAA Division II Preseason Top 25 Coaches Poll with teams’ RECORDS FROM 2018-19, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, first-place votes received, and final ranking in 2018-19 postseason poll:

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Rank

School (2018-19 record)

Points

First-place votes

2018-19
final rank

1

Drury (35-1)

550

8

3

2

Lubbock Christian (31-6)

538

14

1

3

Grand Valley State (29-4)

458

0

8

4

Azusa Pacific (28-6)

436

0

9

5

Virginia Union (28-3)

404

0

13

6

UC San Diego (30-1)

394

0

6

7

Fort Hays State (32-2)

368

0

5

8

Ashland (29-3)

333

0

11

9

Indiana (PA) (30-4)

330

0

4

10

Saint Anselm (22-10)

328

0

14

11

Central Missouri (25-7)

295

1

NR

12

West Texas A&M (29-4)

264

0

23

13

Anderson (SC) (30-3)

251

0

22

14

Lee (TN) (25-7)

247

0

NR

15

Nova Southeastern (21-12)

228

0

16

16

Alaska Anchorage (30-3)

225

0

7

17

University of the Sciences (30-3)

174

0

12

18

Minnesota State Moorhead (27-7)

172

0

NR

19

Le Moyne (NY) (26-6)

151

0

NR

20

Southwestern Oklahoma State (36-1)

150

0

2

21

Lander (23-9)

139

0

NR

22

Glenville State (30-3)

133

0

25

23

North Georgia (30-5)

132

0

15

24

Angelo State (26-6)

98

0

19

25

Benedict (20-7)

73

0

NR

Dropped out: No. 10 Northwest Nazarene (29-3); No. 17 Thomas Jefferson (29-3); No. 18 Bentley (28-4); No. 20 Florida Southern (30-4); No. 21 California (PA) (26-6); No. 24 Union (TN) (27-4).

Others receiving votes on at least two ballots: Union (TN) (27-4) 61; California (PA) (26-6) 53; Northwest Nazarene (29-3) 53; Lewis (27-5) 50; Harding (21-9) 39; Tampa (22-9) 34; Thomas Jefferson (29-3) 30; Bentley (28-4) 29; Emporia State (22-9) 28; Stonehill (20-10) 23; LeMoyne-Owen (14-12) 19; Colorado Mesa (27-4) 18; Florida Southern (30-4) 17; Carson-Newman (22-8) 16; Michigan Tech (21-9) 10; Central Washington (18-11) 9; Sioux Falls (23-8) 9; Westminster (UT) (21-9) 9; Walsh (25-7) 6; Bowie State (22-6) 2.

10 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 89 combined points.

The WBCA NCAA Division II Coaches Poll Committee is composed of one head coach from each of the 23 NCAA Division II conferences. The committee for the 2019-20 season: John Bonner, Cal State Dominguez Hills; Trisha Brown, Stonehill; Kate Bruce, Walsh; Jason Burton, Texas A&M Commerce; Anthony Crocitto, St Leo; Carmen Dolfo, Western Washington; AnnMarie Gilbert, Virginia Union; Darin Grover, Southeastern Oklahoma; Tanya Haave, MSU Denver; T.J. Hardeman, Azusa Pacific; Jackie Hartzell, University of the Sciences; Tony Hobson, Fort Hays; Carrie Lohr, Wayne State (MI); Mike Mincey, Carson-Newman; Ken Parham, NYIT; Keven Pederson, Lander; James Rice, Benedict College; Wendee Saintsing, Barton; Kim Stephens, Glenville State; Jess Strom, California (PA); Katie Vaughn, Missouri-St. Louis; Tom Webb, Southwest Minnesota State; and Stephanie Yelton, West Florida.