NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma City stayed on top of the first regular season GCAA NAIA Coaches Poll. The Stars received four first-place votes.
William Woods and Coastal Georgia each tallied three first-place votes and rank second and third, respectively. Johnson & Wales and Grand View complete the top five.
Ashford and Indiana Wesleyan debut in the rankings at Nos. 24 and 25, respectively, while Cardinal Stritch, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (FL) and Houston-Victoria - who were tied at No. 25 - dropped out.
NAIA - October 3, 2014
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||Oklahoma City (4)||238||1|
|2||William Woods (3)||225||3|
|3||College of Coastal Georgia (3)||224||2|
|4||Johnson & Wales (FL)||211||4|
|14||Concordia University (OR)||89||12|
|T17||South Carolina Beaufort||74||17|
|19||Bethany College (KS)||73||20|
|20||University of the Cumberlands||72||16|
|23||The Master's College||37||24|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Cardinal Stritch (#23), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (FL) (#T25), Houston-Victoria (#T25)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Cardinal Stritch, 24; Victoria, 20; Warner, 16; AIB College of Business, 14; Midland, 12; Lindenwood-Belleville, 9; Southwestern, 9; Southeastern (FL), 8; Union, 8; Our Lady of the Lake, 7; Texas-Brownsville, 7; Westminster (UT), 6; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (AZ), 5; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (FL), 4; Houston-Victoria, 4; Rocky Mountain, 2; St. Ambrose, 2; Dalton State, 1; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 1.|