Eagles Soccer Now No. 6 in NAIA Rankings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Oklahoma Wesleyan University men’s soccer team climbed three-places to No. 6 in the latest NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 poll, released by the nation office on Tuesday.

The Eagles, which went 2-0 on the road last week, with victories at Oklahoma City University and Bethany College, are 6-1-0 on the season and collected 480 total points.

Leading the way is Hastings (Neb.), who sits atop of the rankings once again, after collecting all 21 first-place votes and 591 total points, following their 7-0-0 start to the season.

Meanwhile, the OKWU Eagles, who are the only Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) team in the rankings, return to action on Thursday against Kansas Wesleyan, before taking on Tabor College on Saturday.

2013 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll (Sept. 24)

RANK LAST TIME^ SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2013 RECORD TOTAL POINTS
1 1 Hastings (Neb.) (21) 7-0-0 591
2 4 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 4-1-2 569
3 5 Rio Grande (Ohio) 5-1-1 552
4 6 Belhaven (Miss.) 6-2-1 531
5 8 Ashford (Iowa) 6-2-0 492
6 9 Oklahoma Wesleyan 6-1-0 480
7 3 Benedictine (Kan.) 6-1-0 462
8 9 Biola (Calif.) 6-0-1 448
9 7 Grand View (Iowa) 7-1-0 444
10 11 Missouri Valley 6-1-0 432
11 17 Mobile (Ala.) 5-2-0 424
12 2 Southern Poly (Ga.) 5-1-1 388
13 T14 Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) 5-1-1 351
14 T14 Texas at Brownsville 7-1-0 342
15 16 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 6-2-1 324
16 12 Concordia (Ore.) 4-2-0 280
17 22 Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) 5-4-0 279
18 20 Indiana Wesleyan 7-2-0 267
19 13 Bethel (Tenn.) 5-1-0 241
20 RV Wayland Baptist (Texas) 5-1-1 229
21 19 Columbia (Mo.) 4-2-2 181
22 18 Texas Wesleyan 6-1-1 152
23 22 Cal State San Marcos 5-1-2 135
24 RV Aquinas (Mich.) 8-0-0 99
T25 RV Bryan (Tenn.) 5-1-0 95
T25 RV Baker (Kan.) 5-3-1 95