Local schools continue to feature prominently in the latest NAIA soccer and volleyball coaches’ polls. In this week’s men’s soccer poll Central Methodist moved up one spot to second. Only Dalton State, Georgia sits above them in the rankings. Dalton State received 17 out of 18 first-place votes. Third-ranked Mid-America Christian, Oklahoma received the other vote. Missouri Valley remains in the top ten for another week at number nine. Meanwhile, Columbia College moved up one spot to 18th in this week’s poll.
There was no movement among area schools in this week’s women’s soccer poll. Central Methodist remains in the top ten at number eight. Missouri Valley and Columbia College also maintained the same positions at eleventh and 13th respectively.
In the women’s volleyball poll Columbia College was one of the biggest movers as they jumped nine spots to 14th. Central Methodist remains in 20th in this week’s rankings.