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NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll – Week 6

Tammy Tedesco

12/15/2009 4:21:02 PM

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for December 15, 2009, has been released. 

Iowa retains their No. 1 spot for the sixth week in a row as the rest of last week’s top 10 teams hold strong as well. Minnesota broke ahead of last week’s tie with Cornell to secure the No. 6 spot while Cornell lands at No. 7.

Kent State moves to No. 14 as they start their season undefeated in dual meets beating both Michigan and Division II Newberry over the weekend.  Penn State drops to No. 15 after a 19-19 tied dual meet this past weekend with Pittsburgh No. 22.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll Committee is made up of one coach from each conference.  A number one ranking is worth 25 points and a number 25 ranking is worth one point.

There will be no coaches poll released on December 29, 2009, and rankings will resume again on January 5, 2010, the NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll can be found at www.nwcaonline.com. 

Rank    Team   (No. 1 Votes)      Prev. Rank      Points              Record

1.         Iowa (11)                    1                      275                  9-0      

2.         Iowa State                   2                      263                  1-1

3.         Ohio State                   3                      251                  5-0

4.         Oklahoma State           4                     239                  1-0-1

5.         Central Michigan        5                      229                  5-0

6.        Minnesota                      T6                    214                3-1

7.        Cornell                          T6                    210                 0-1

8.         Boise State                  8                      197                  5-0

9.         Maryland                     9                      192                  7-1

10.       Oklahoma                    10                    181                  4-0-1

11.       Lehigh                         11                    166                  6-2

12.       Nebraska                     12                    152                   5-2

13.       Indiana                        13                    136                   8-0

14.       Kent State                   15                    125                   4-0                   

15.       Penn State                   14                    119                   5-1-1

16.       Missouri                      16                    103                   1-2

17.       Edinboro                     17                     100                   2-2

18.       Wisconsin                   18                     91                     2-3

19.       Cal Poly                      19                    67                     2-0

20.       Illinois                         20                    64                     4-2

21.       Arizona State              21                    52                     3-2

22.       Pittsburgh                  T24                   43                     6-1-1

23.       Virginia                       23                    35                     7-1

24.       Old Dominion             22                    24                     0-1

25.     Oregon State                T24                   16                     6-1

 

Other Receiving Votes:  Binghamton, Bloomsburg, Penn, Purdue, Rutgers, Virginia Tech, Wyoming

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NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll – Week 6

by Tammy Tedesco | Dec 15, 2009
Iowa retains their No. 1 spot for the sixth week in a row as the rest of last week’s top 10 teams hold strong as well. Minnesota broke ahead of last week’s tie with Cornell to secure the No. 6 spot while Cornell lands at No. 7. Kent State moves to No. 14 as they start their season undefeated in dual meets beating both Michigan and Division II Newberry over the weekend. Penn State drops to No. 15 after a 19-19 tied dual meet this past weekend with Pittsburgh No. 22.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for December 15, 2009, has been released. 

Iowa retains their No. 1 spot for the sixth week in a row as the rest of last week’s top 10 teams hold strong as well. Minnesota broke ahead of last week’s tie with Cornell to secure the No. 6 spot while Cornell lands at No. 7.

Kent State moves to No. 14 as they start their season undefeated in dual meets beating both Michigan and Division II Newberry over the weekend.  Penn State drops to No. 15 after a 19-19 tied dual meet this past weekend with Pittsburgh No. 22.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll Committee is made up of one coach from each conference.  A number one ranking is worth 25 points and a number 25 ranking is worth one point.

There will be no coaches poll released on December 29, 2009, and rankings will resume again on January 5, 2010, the NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll can be found at www.nwcaonline.com. 

Rank    Team   (No. 1 Votes)      Prev. Rank      Points              Record

1.         Iowa (11)                    1                      275                  9-0      

2.         Iowa State                   2                      263                  1-1

3.         Ohio State                   3                      251                  5-0

4.         Oklahoma State           4                     239                  1-0-1

5.         Central Michigan        5                      229                  5-0

6.        Minnesota                      T6                    214                3-1

7.        Cornell                          T6                    210                 0-1

8.         Boise State                  8                      197                  5-0

9.         Maryland                     9                      192                  7-1

10.       Oklahoma                    10                    181                  4-0-1

11.       Lehigh                         11                    166                  6-2

12.       Nebraska                     12                    152                   5-2

13.       Indiana                        13                    136                   8-0

14.       Kent State                   15                    125                   4-0                   

15.       Penn State                   14                    119                   5-1-1

16.       Missouri                      16                    103                   1-2

17.       Edinboro                     17                     100                   2-2

18.       Wisconsin                   18                     91                     2-3

19.       Cal Poly                      19                    67                     2-0

20.       Illinois                         20                    64                     4-2

21.       Arizona State              21                    52                     3-2

22.       Pittsburgh                  T24                   43                     6-1-1

23.       Virginia                       23                    35                     7-1

24.       Old Dominion             22                    24                     0-1

25.     Oregon State                T24                   16                     6-1

 

Other Receiving Votes:  Binghamton, Bloomsburg, Penn, Purdue, Rutgers, Virginia Tech, Wyoming

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