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
|20.||UC Santa Barbara||128|
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).
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
|3.||North Dakota State||420|
|5.||Grand Valley State||401|
|8.||Florida Gulf Coast||342|
|11.||College of Idaho||257|
|14.||Central Conn. State||211|
|16.||UC Santa Cruz||149|
|17.||Cal State San Marcos||144|
|21.||UC San Diego||95|
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).