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07.05.11 | Athletics

Msoc Top 25

9.6.11 | Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer jumps to No. 18 in latest NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll

No. 18 Nationally

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A 4-0 start with four shutouts has moved the Baker men’s soccer team back into the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll as announced by the national office Tuesday afternoon.

Baker is coming off a 1-0 shutout victory over Columbia College (Mo.) on Friday. Sophomore goalkeeper Matt Bickley has recorded three shutouts on the season and was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.

Other HAAC teams in the poll include No. 12 Missouri Valley College (2-0) and No. 22 Benedictine College (2-0).

2011 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – (Sept. 6)

RANK

LAST WEEK^

SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES)

2011 RECORD*

TOTAL POINTS

1

1

Hastings (Neb.) (22)

2-0

622

2

2

Mobile (Ala.)

2-0

602

3

3

Rio Grande (Ohio)

1-0

582

4

6

Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)

1-0

553

5

7

Southern Poly (Ga.)

4-0

537

6

9

Belhaven (Miss.)

2-0

493

7

12

Azusa Pacific (Calif.)

2-1

486

8

10

Kansas Wesleyan

1-0

452

9

13

Grand View (Iowa)

4-0

451

10

11

Bryan (Tenn.)

2-0

448

11

5

Bethel (Tenn.)

1-1

424

12

14

Missouri Valley

2-0

409

13

8

Oklahoma Baptist

2-1

395

14

RV

Biola (Calif.)

2-0

354

15

22

William Carey (Miss.)

3-0

346

16

RV

Northwood (Fla.)

3-0-1

307

17

21

Concordia (Ore.)

3-0

300

18

RV

Baker (Kan.)

4-0

278

19

RV

Bethel (Ind.)

3-0

208

20

4

Vanguard (Calif.)

2-2

192

21

RV

Embry-Riddle (Fla.)

1-1-1

186

22

RV

Benedictine (Kan.)

2-0

175

23

23

Columbia (Mo.)

2-1

163

24

15

Science & Arts

1-1

137

25

RV

Ashford (Iowa)

2-1

121

Others receiving votes:
Westminster (Utah) 120; Saint Xavier (Ill.) 99; Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) 85; La Sierra (Calif.) 69; Park (Mo.) 52; Indiana Tech 42; Shorter (Ga.) 35; Cumberlands (Ky.) 26; Martin Methodist (Tenn.) 25; SCAD Savannah (Ga.) 24; Concordia (Calif.) 15; Oklahoma City 14; Graceland (Iowa) 7; Holy Names (Calif.) 6; Judson (Ill.) 4; Warner (Fla.) 4; Aquinas (Mich.) 1; Indiana Wesleyan 1; The Master's (Calif.) 1; Huston-Tillotson (Texas) 1; Houghton (N.Y.) 1; Viterbo (Wis.) 1; McPherson (Kan.) 1; St. Thomas (Fla.) 1; Oklahoma Wesleyan 1

^ Ranking indicated in 2011 Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll (Aug. 16)
* Submitted by the raters and reflecting the current 2011 record, through Sept. 4

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