OKWU Improves To No. 4 In NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Men’s Poll

Kansas City — Oklahoma Wesleyan men’s soccer jumped two places to No. 4 in the latest release of the NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 poll, the national office announced Tuesday.

The Eagles, who are 8-1 on the season, tallied 519 points in the latest rankings on their way to joining the top five for the first time this season.

The Jamie Peterson coached team spent three weeks among the top five in 2012.

2013 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll (Oct. 1)
RANK
LAST TIME^
SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES)
2013 RECORD
TOTAL POINTS
1
2
Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) (15)
6-1-2
586
2
3
Rio Grande (Ohio) (1)
7-1-1
567
3
4
Belhaven (Miss.) (4)
8-2-1
559
4
6
Oklahoma Wesleyan
8-1-0
519
5
5
Ashford (Iowa)
7-2-1
517
6
1
Hastings (Neb.) (1)
8-1-0
487
7
7
Benedictine (Kan.)
7-1-0
477
8
8
Biola (Calif.)
6-0-1
464
9
9
Grand View (Iowa)
8-1-0
450
10
10
Missouri Valley
7-1-1
432
11
14
Texas at Brownsville
8-1-0
395
12
16
Concordia (Ore.)
6-2-0
368
13
17
Auburn Montgomery (Ala.)
6-4-0
360
14
20
Wayland Baptist (Texas)
6-1-1
334
15
RV
William Carey (Miss.)
7-3-2
299
16
22
Texas Wesleyan
7-1-2
273
17
13
Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.)
6-2-1
270
18
25
Baker (Kan.)
7-3-1
255
19
11
Mobile (Ala.)
6-3-0
229
20
21
Columbia (Mo.)
6-2-2
216
21
15
MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)
8-3-1
184
21
RV
Embry-Riddle (Fla.)
5-1-0
184
23
18
Indiana Wesleyan
7-2-2
176
24
25
Bryan (Tenn.)
7-1-0
169
25
RV
Martin Methodist (Tenn.)
5-2-0
106

Others Receiving Votes: 
Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 100; Vanguard (Calif.) 88; Campbellsville (Ky.) 56; Davenport (Mich.) 53; Thomas (Ga.) 49; Bethel (Tenn.) 40; Georgia Gwinnett 24; Science & Arts (Okla.) 22; San Diego Christian (Calif.) 17; Aquinas (Mich.) 17; Midland (Neb.) 14; Southern Poly (Ga.) 12; SCAD Savannah (Ga.) 9; Cal State San Marcos 5; Marymount (Calif.) 4.