MCLA Polls: FSU at #15 in D1, UF With Votes, FGCU #8, UNF #15, FAU With Votes

 

via MCLA press releases

 

ATLANTA – Defending national champion Michigan State remained firmly entrenched as the top-ranked team in the second installment of the Under Armour MCLA Division I Weekly Coaches Poll.

The Spartans (2-0) grabbed 15 of the 22 first place votes this week as they prepare for the biggest game of their season. Michigan State travels to face No. 9 Chapman in a rematch of the title game from the 2018 MCLA National Championships powered by Under Armour.

Cal (5-0), coming off a comfy win over No. 15 Florida State, entrenches itself in the No. 2 spot, garnering the remaining seven first-place votes.

South Carolina (3-0) loses its one first-place vote from last week but still remains in the third chair.

On the strength of a win over Chapman over the weekend, Georgia Tech (5-0) jumped from No. 8 to No. 4. Concordia-Irvine (4-0) stands pat and rounds out the Top 5.

Georgia and New Hampshire exit the poll this week to make way for No. 19 Colorado State and No. 24(t) Davenport.

Under Armour MCLA Division I Coaches Poll – Week 2

RANK TEAM POINTS 1st VOTES
1. Michigan State 540 15
2. California 530 7
3. South Carolina 509
4. Georgia Tech 470
5. Concordia-Irvine 439
6. Liberty 428
7. Colorado 422
8. Virginia Tech 387
9. Chapman 381
10. Arizona State 343
11. Boston College 306
12. Brigham Young 266
13. Grand Canyon 229
14. Stanford 215
15. Florida State 213
16. Texas A&M 202
17. Cal Poly 157
18. Clemson 142
19. Colorado State 140
20. UC Santa Barbara 128
21. Oregon 103
22. Santa Clara 92
23. Northeastern 72
24t. Davenport 57
24t. Minnesota 57


Others receiving votes
: Georgia (55), Indiana (50), USC (34), Arkansas (31), New Hampshire (29), Simon Fraser (28), Florida (23), Connecticut (18), Auburn (17), West Virginia (16), Arizona (11), Dominican (9), Missouri (2).

 

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ATLANTA – For the second consecutive week, Minn.-Duluth is the top team in the Under Armour MCLA Division II Weekly Coaches Poll for the period ending Feb. 26.

The Bulldogs (2-0) solidified their grip on the top spot by grabbing 16 of the 19 first-place votes, bolstered by a victory over Division I No. 24 Minnesota on Sunday.

Fresh off its double overtime victory over defending national champion North Dakota State, St. Thomas (1-0) is in the second spot with three first-place votes.

The Bison (2-3) remain in third place, followed by St. John’s (2-0) in fourth. The Johnnies are just four points back of the NDSU.

Grand Valley State (0-0) remains at No. 5.

MSU-Denver exited the polls to make way for No. 25 UNC-Charlotte.

Under Armour MCLA Division II Coaches Poll – Week 2

RANK TEAM POINTS 1st VOTES
1. Minn.-Duluth 470 16
2. St. Thomas 457 3
3. North Dakota State 420
4. St. John’s 416
5. Grand Valley State 401
6. Kennesaw State 381
7. Montana State 362
8. Florida Gulf Coast 342
9. Dayton 335
10. Northern Arizona 281
11. College of Idaho 257
12. UC Davis 256
13. Montana 246
14. Central Conn. State 211
15. North Florida 190
16. UC Santa Cruz 149
17. Cal State San Marcos 144
18. Wake Forest 131
19. Loyola Marymount 118
20. San Diego 103
21. UC San Diego 95
22. Missouri State 88
23. Bridgewater State 76
24. Colorado Denver 71
25. UNC-Charlotte 39


Others receiving votes
: Florida Atlantic (22), Rhode Island (20), New Haven (17), Baylor (12), Gonzaga (10), Western Oregon (9), TAMU-Galveston (9), Utah State (8), Southern Oregon (8), UT-San Antonio (7), Rice (5), Appalachian State (4), St. Mary’s (2), MSU-Denver (2).

 

 

 

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