KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the second week in a row, the Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles hold the No. 1 ranking in the second Coaches' Top 25 Poll of 2017, announced the national office Tuesday.

Top 25 Highlights

  • Oklahoma Wesleyan received 495 points, earning the No. 1 spot for the second week in a row, and the 10th time in program history.
  • The Eagles defeated No. 4 Hastings (Neb.) and tied No. 8 Missouri Valley to remain at the top
  • Defending National Champions Hastings  (Neb.) dropped two spots this week to No. 6. The Broncos began the year ranked No. 1, and have gone 4-2-0 since
  • Spring Arbor (Mich.) and Westmont (Calif.) join the Top 25 for the first time in 2017
  • Rio Grande (Ohio) holds the record for the most No. 1 rankings with 57. They are currently ranked No. 4
  • Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) holds the record for the longest consecutively-ranked active school at 108-straight polls, dating back to the first installment of the Top 25 Poll in 2007. Rio Grande is second with 101-consecutive rankings.

Poll Methodology

  • The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences, Association of Independent Institutions and Unaffiliated Groups
  • The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences, Association of Independent Institutions and Unaffiliated Groups
  • The Top 25 is determined by a points system based on how each voter ranks the best teams. A team receives 30 points for each first-place vote, 29 for second-place and so on through the list
  • The highest and lowest ranking for each team (a non-rating is considered a low rating) is removed and the team's ranking will be recalculated with an additional point added to each team for every ballot (including discounted ballots) that the teams appear on
  • Teams that receive only one point in the ballot are not considered "receiving votes"
  • For the complete men's soccer ratings calendar, click here.

2017 NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll - No. 2 (Sept. 12)

RANKLAST WEEKSCHOOL2017 RECORDTOTAL POINTS
11Oklahoma Wesleyan3-0-1495
22William Carey (Miss.)4-0-0484
38Missouri Valley4-0-1449
45Rio Grande (Ohio)3-1-0441
56Corban (Ore.)4-0-1426
64Hastings (Neb.)4-2-0421
73MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)4-1-0400
89Campbellsville (Ky.)4-0-0382
910Rocky Mountain (Mont.)4-0-0363
107University of Northwestern Ohio1-1-1348
1113Georgia Gwinnett4-0343
1212Baker (Kan.)3-1-1334
1310Mobile (Ala.)3-1-0318
1414Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)3-0-0303
1515Benedictine (Kan.)4-0-1277
1617Vanguard (Calif.)5-1-0256
1716Bryan (Tenn.)4-2-0241
1819St. Thomas (Fla.)2-1-0198
1923Dalton State (Ga.)4-1-0183
2021Union (Ky.)2-2-1153
2124Wayland Baptist (Texas)3-1-0148
2224Marymount (Calif.)2-2-1147
2318Midland (Neb.)3-2-0137
24NRSpring Arbor (Mich.)4-2-0107
25NRWestmont (Calif.)1-1-290
 

Dropped from Top 25: Menlo (Calif.), Thomas (Ga.)

Receiving Votes: Martin Methodist (Tenn.) 54; Cumberland (Tenn.) 49; Tennessee Wesleyan 46; Hope International (Calif.) 37; Bethel (Ind.) 37; Central Methodist (Mo.) 29; Madonna (Mich.) 28; Oklahoma City 27; LSU Alexandria 27; Johnson & Wales (Fla.) 26; Columbia (Mo.) 26; UC Merced 24; Northwestern (Iowa) 8; Bethel (Tenn.) 8; Keiser (Fla.) 7; Menlo (Calif.) 6; Southwestern Christian (Okla.) 4; The Master's (Calif.) 3; Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 3; Thomas (Ga.) 3.