Navy Men, Boston Women Lead Mid-Major RanksSomers, WI , November 17th, 2009
Rounding out the women’s top five are Miami-Ohio (5-3), Western Kentucky (3-1-1) and Florida Gulf Coast University (7-3). The top ten is made up of schools representing seven conferences with the MAC, Sunbelt and CAA each having 2 teams included.
On the men’s side Navy starts their fall season 7-0 in dual meets. Missouri State claims the second spot with a 3-1 dual record in addition to a win over in-state rival Mizzou at the Show-me-Showdown.
Rounding out the top five are Western Kentucky, Eastern Michigan and UNC-Wilmington. Among the top ten men’s teams, six conferences are represented with the MAC and Sunbelt leading the way with 3 each placed in the top 10.
The Mid-Major poll is available to those institutions that a) are not members of a BCS conference, Mountain West Conference, or Western Athletic Conference; or b) provide fewer than one-half of the allowable scholarships under the NCAA rules. This Poll is inclusive of all results to date prior to mid season invitationals. The next poll will be released on December 23rd.
|3||Western Kentucky||216.3||3||Miami Ohio||232.0|
|4||Eastern Michigan||216.0||4||Western Kentucky||227.6|
|5||UNC-Wilmington||215.7||5||Florida Gulf Coast||224.4|
|8||Southern Illinois||210.8||8||UNC – Wilmington||222.2|
|9||New Orleans||210.7||9||Missouri State||217.5|
|13||Miami Ohio||206.1||13||William and Mary||215.0|
|14||UW – Milwaukee||205.7||14||Delaware||214.4|
|17||William and Mary||198.1||17||Southern Illinois||213.8|
|18||Cal Poly||198.0||18||New Mexico State||213.8|
|19||Binghamton||197.6||19||UW – Milwaukee||213.5|
|20||Cal State Bakersfield||197.2||20||Davidson||213.4|
|21||Loyola (Maryland)||195.3||21||Illinois State||213.1|
|Also Receiving Votes: Centenary, South Dakota, Niagara, Vermont||Also Receiving Votes South Dakota State, New Orleans, Binghamton, Dartmouth, Saint Francis, Loyola, Drexel, Centenary, Niagara, Evansville.|