NAIA Top 25: UJ women's soccer in, volleyball drops out

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Jimmie women's soccer ranked

University of Jamestown women's soccer went from receiving three points to 90 in the latest NAIA women's soccer coaches' top 25 poll.

The Jimmies (3-1) are ranked 25th in the country in the poll released Tuesday. Jamestown was on the outside looking in when the preseason top 25 poll was released Aug. 14, one of two teams garnering three votes.

The Jimmies' lone loss to date was a 1-0 match to 13th-ranked Columbia College (Mo.) on Aug. 31. The Jimmies are at fourth-ranked Vanguard University (Calif.) and 24th-ranked The Master's University (Calif.) on Sept 7-8.

Jimmies drop from top 25

University of Jamestown women's volleyball dropped out of the NAIA coaches' top 25 poll on Tuesday. The Jimmies (6-1) were ranked No. 25 in the preseason poll and currently received 53 votes, which would rank them 30th.

Jamestown opens conference play tonight at Dakota Wesleyan and will play its home opener Friday hosting Dickinson State at 7 p.m.

NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll

(First-place votes in parenthesis)

Team Rec. Pts.

1. Spring Arbor (Mich.) (14) 2-0-1 463

2. William Carey (Miss.) (1) 2-0 443

3. Benedictine (Kan.) 2-0-1 431

4. Vanguard (Calif.) (1) 4-0 414

4. Southeastern (Fla.) (1) 4-0 414

6. Martin Methodist (Tenn.) 3-0 411

7. Westmont (Calif.) 3-0 371

8. Marian (Ind.) 2-1 358

9. Keiser (Fla.) 3-1 344

10. Oklahoma Wesleyan 1-0 311

11. Northwestern Ohio 0-2-2 306

12. Mobile (Ala.) 2-1 274

13. Columbia (Mo.) 1-1 255

14. Ottawa (Kan.) 3-0 251

15. Science & Arts (Okla.) 2-1 249

16. Cumberland (Tenn.) 3-0 246

17. John Brown (Ark.) 3-1 217

18. Georgia Gwinnett 3-0 205

19. Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) 2-1 198

20. Eastern Oregon 2-0 193

21. Central Methodist (Mo.) 4-1 198

22. Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 1-0 170

23. Hastings (Neb.) 0-0-1 169

24. The Master's (Calif.) 2-2 150

25. Jamestown 3-1 90

Others receiving votes: Taylor (Ind.) 78, Trinity Christian (Ill.) 71, Siena Heights (Mich.) 50, Midland (Neb.) 31, St. Thomas (Fla.) 24, Cumberlands (Ky.) 13, MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 11, Tennessee Wesleyan 10, St. Thomas (Texas) 10, Bellevue (Neb.) 9, Concordia (Neb.) 8, Indiana Wesleyan 4, Missouri Valley 4, Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 3, Kansas Wesleyan 3.

NAIA Women's Volleyball Coaches' Poll

(First-place votes in parenthesis)

Team Rec. Pts.

1. Park (Mo.) (17) 5-0 528

2. Grand View (Iowa) (1) 7-0 508

3. Columbia (Mo.) 5-1 487

4. Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) (1) 8-2 486

5. Viterbo (Wisc.) 8-3 440

6. Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 11-1 439

7. Westmont (Calif.) 8-1 422

8. Midland (Neb.) 8-2 418

9. Missouri Baptist 11-2 395

10. Southern Oregon 10-0 385

11. Hastings (Neb.) 4-0 366

12. Dordt (Iowa) 5-1 338

13. Vangaurd (Calif.) 11-1 306

14. College of Idaho 6-4 296

15. Providence (Mont.) 7-3 289

16. Northwestern (Iowa) 7-3 254

17. Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) 10-1 238

18. Georgetown (Ky.) 6-1 205

19. Saint Francis (Ind.) 11-2 195

20. Madonna (Mich.) 5-0 195

21. Eastern Oregon 6-4 183

22. Doane (Neb.) 6-2 153

23. Montana Tech 6-5 129

24. Bellevue (Neb.) 5-3 125

25. The Master's (Calif.) 10-3 111

Others receiving votes: Corban 102, SAGU (Texas) 95, Aquinas (Mich.) 73, Central Methodist (Mo.) 65, Jamestown 52, McPherson (Kan.) 51, Saint Xavier (Ill.) 27, Reinhardt (Ga.) 23, Campbellsville (Ky.) 23, Lourdes (Ohio) 22, William Woods (Mo.) 8, Ottawa (Kan.) 7, Xavier (La.) 4, Trinity Christian (Ill.) 3.