AVCA Division III Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll: August 15, 2012

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Rank

School (First-Place Votes)

Total Points

2011 Record

2011 Final
Poll
 

1

Christopher Newport (14)

676 

38-5 

 2 

Washington-St. Louis (7)

653 

34-2 

3

Calvin 

590 

33-1

 4 

Emory 

578 

36-5 

5

Wittenberg (3) 

572 

37-3 

Cal Lutheran 

550 

29-7 

St. Thomas (Minn.) 

544 

31-5 

Hope 

492 

25-7 

14 

9

Eastern 

443 

36-3 

10

Juniata 

433 

27-8 

10 

11 

Elmhurst 

360 

31-6 

19 

12 

Carthage 

317 

33-7 

13

SUNY Cortland 

270 

42-2 

16 

14

Colorado College 

231 

33-7 

12 

15

Chicago 

229 

30-6 

T-17 

16

UMass-Boston 

211 

28-5 

20

17 

Wisconsin-Whitewater 

174 

26-8 

T-21 

18 

Mount Union 

163 

25-8 

NR 

T-19 

Concordia (Minn.) 

159 

26-4 

11 

T-19 

Southwestern (Texas) 

159 

30-4 

T-17 

21

Heidelberg

150 

32-7 

15 

21

Springfield 

147 

34-3 

13 

23

Occidental 

141 

21-9 

T-21 

24

Trinity (Texas) 

137 

22-16 

NR 

25

Pacific Lutheran 

116 

21-6 

25 


Others Receiving Votes and listed on two or more ballots: Otterbein 107; Wartburg 79; Wisconsin-Stevens Point 56; Puget Sound 47; Cornell (Iowa) 46; St. Benedict (Minn.) 30; Tufts 28; Chapman 24; Austin 23; Whitworth 23; Millikin 22; Wisconsin-Eau Claire 19; Hardin-Simmons 15; Bowdoin 11; Coast Guard 11; Middlebury 10; Randolph Macon 9; Dominican 8; Washington & Lee 7; Skidmore 6; St. Scholastica 5; Roger Williams 2


Five schools mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 17 combined points.


Next Poll: September 4, 2012


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