Lady Eagles Received Votes In NAIA Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo – The Oklahoma Wesleyan University Women’s Soccer team has once again been recognized in the NAIA Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, released on Tuesday.

The Lady Eagles were among the teams that received votes ahead of the start of the 2013 season, following another successful recruiting campaign.

Oklahoma Wesleyan is ranked second in the MCAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll after compiling a 15-5-2 overall record in 2012.

Defending national champion Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) starts the new season as the No. 1 ranked team in the nation.

2013 NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll (Aug. 20)

RANK LAST TIME^ SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2012 RECORD TOTAL POINTS
1 1 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) (20) 20-4-1 591
2 3 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) (1) 19-4-1 566
3 4 Spring Arbor (Mich.) 20-3-2 543
4 5 Vanguard (Calif.) 18-2-1 532
5 6 Concordia (Ore.) 17-3-2 527
6 7 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) 17-6-0 499
7 8 Mobile (Ala.) 15-4-2 468
8 10 Oklahoma City 20-2-0 451
9 9 Texas at Brownsville 16-4-1 437
10 12 Northwood (Fla.) 14-5-1 412
11 11 Kansas Wesleyan 20-2-0 390
12 13 Martin Methodist (Tenn.) 15-4-0 381
13 14 Cumberland (Tenn.) 19-3-0 374
14 15 William Carey (Miss.) 14-5-1 338
15 16 Robert Morris (Ill.) 16-7-0 330
16 18 Graceland (Iowa) 17-3-1 307
17 17 Cal State San Marcos 11-6-3 293
18 19 Westmont (Calif.) 12-6-1 282
19 21 Benedictine (Kan.) 15-3-3 235
20 20 Ashford (Iowa) 14-5-2 211
21 22 Davenport (Mich.) 17-3-1 191
22 23 Brenau (Ga.) 13-5-0 173
23 24 Baker (Kan.) 13-7-1 171
24 25 Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 14-2-2 139
25 RV Judson (Ill.) 19-6-0 120

Others Receiving Votes: Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) 67; Viterbo (Wis.) 66; Carroll (Mont.) 66; Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) 44; Bellevue (Neb.) 36; Biola (Calif.) 35; Grace (Ind.) 28; Indiana Wesleyan 23; Science & Arts (Okla.) 15; Northwest (Wash.) 10; Montreat (N.C.) 6; Indiana Tech 6; Westminster (Utah) 5; Oklahoma Wesleyan 4; SCAD Savannah (Ga.) 4.