Grand Valley Still Favored

11/24/2008 -

This weeks NCWA Ranking Poll finds the perennial powerhouse, Grand Valley State University still the overwhelming coaches choice with ten #1 votes. Marion, NAPS and Central Florida are all in the mix for a national title this season. The first chance for these teams to meet will be the NCWA National Duals in Murfreesboro TN. Twenty four teams will compete on the campus of host Middle Tennessee State University for the 2009 NCWA Team Title. It's still anyone's Tournament to win. Grand Valley should return senior 2x National Champ Joe Mendez along with all-Americans Doherty, Kuzmicz, Lancaster, Melinn. Marion boasts an extremely Strong recruiting class with exceptional depth and balance, while Central Florida brings in the most returning All-Americans at six.




NCWA Coaches Poll for Nov 24

Rank -- School - - - 1st PlaceVotes

1 Grand Valley State University (10)
2 Marion Military Institute (1)
3 United States Naval Academy Prep (1)
4 University of Central Florida (1)
5 University of New Hampshire
6 The Apprentice School
7 University of Maryland / Baltimore County
8 Northampton Community College
9 Bowling Green State University
10 Tennessee Temple University
11 United States Military Academy Prep
12 University of Dayton
13 Kansas State University
14 University of Delaware
15 Williamson School of Mechanical Trades
16 Kennesaw State University
17 Mott Community College
18 Middle Tennessee State University
19 SUNY / Albany
20 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
21 East Georgia College
22 Southern Virginia University
23 Bryant University
24 Miami University
25 Northeastern University