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UNIV. OF CENTRAL MISSOURI ON TOP IN FIRST EVER D2/D3 POLL

UNIV. OF CENTRAL MISSOURI ON TOP IN FIRST EVER D2/D3 POLL

Nashville, TN
December 21, 2014

UNIV. OF CENTRAL MISSOURI ON TOP IN FIRST EVER D2/D3 POLL


NASHVILLE — Central Missouri (176 points) receives first place in the National Ten Pin Coaches Association's first Divison2/Division3 Poll. This, a unanimous decision, after the Jennies earned 18 first place votes.

Wisconsin-Whitewater takes second place in the poll (144 points), while McKendree (127 points) follows in third. Kutztown (110 points) receives the fourth place spot, and Adelphi (69 points) rounds out the top five.

Bowie State (56 points) was sixth, followed by Alma (44 points), Franklin Pierce (35 points), Cheyney (28 points), and Fayetteville State (27 points).
 

2014-2015 NTCA D2/D3 DECEMBER POLL

 

December 21, 2014

 

 

Season Record

W - L

1st Place Votes

Adjusted Point Standing

Previously Ranked

1.

University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO

31-12

18

176

N/A

2.

University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI

27-14.

 

144

N/A

3.

McKendree University, Lebanon, IL

26-17

 

127

N/A

4.

Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

27-19

 

110

N/A

5.

Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

27-38

 

69

N/A

6.

Bowie State University, Bowie, MD

27-8

 

56

N/A

7.

Alma College, Alma, MI

9-7

 

44

N/A

8.

Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH

26-30

 

35

N/A

9.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, Cheyney, PA

19-18

 

28

N/A

10.

Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC

     9-0

 

27

N/A

           

 

Also receiving points:
Felician College, Lodi, NJ, Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City, NC , Elmhurst College, Elmhurst,  IL , Saint Augustine's, Midlothian, VA, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA

 

Point system:

NTCA voters rank the top 10 D2/D3 teams on their ballot. Each position has a designated point value, ranging from 11 points for first place and one point for tenth place. Teams are ranked using the adjusted total point standings, after the highest and lowest votes are dropped. The specific point values follow:

1st place = 11 points, 2nd = 9, 3rd = 8, 4th = 7, 5th = 6, 6th = 5, 7th = 4, 8th = 3, 9th = 2, 10th = 1.