KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Union College received votes in the latest NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the NAIA announced Tuesday.
The Lady Bulldogs (14-2-1 overall, 7-0 Appalachian Athletic Conference) garnered five total points to put them in a tie for 38th place.
Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) earned 15 first-place votes and 586 points to hold on to the No. 1 spot in the NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll for the fourth week in a row. No. 2 Lee (Tenn.) earned five first-place votes, while No. 6 Concordia (Ore.) was awarded one. The rest of the top five is rounded out by No. 3 Azusa Pacific (Calif.), No. 4 William Carey (Miss.) and No. 5 Martin Methodist (Tenn.).
Lindsey Wilson completed a perfect 7-0 run through its 2009 Mid-South Conference schedule with a 9-0 win over Pikeville (Ky.) on Monday. The Blue Raiders will head into the MSC Tournament on Friday, Nov. 6 with a 15-2-1 record and an 11-game winning streak. Lee will wrap up its regular season schedule at home tonight with a Southern States Athletic Conference match against Brenau (Ga.). The Lady Flames have a 13-2, conference record on the season.
No. 19 Trinity Christian (Ill.) rejoins the rankings for the first time since it was ranked No. 7 in the preseason poll. John Brown (Ark.) and Houghton (N.Y.) enter the Top 25 this week tied at No. 24. It is the first time that John Brown has been ranked since Aug. 19, 2008, when it was ranked No. 20.
Fifteen conferences are represented in the Top 25 with the Golden State Athletic Conference leading all leagues with four schools. The GSAC is represented by Azusa Pacific, No. 7 California Baptist, No. 8 Vanguard (Calif.) and No. 14 Point Loma Nazarene (Calif.). The Heart of America Athletic Conference is the only other conference with more than two schools in the rankings with three: No. 9 Graceland (Iowa), No. 18 William Jewell (Mo.) and No. 23 Baker (Kan.).
Union won the AAC regular-season championship and will host the league tournament on Nov. 13-14.
To view the entire poll, click here.