Dordt slips from top spot in NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches Top 25 Rating

Marian (Ind.) overtakes the No. 1 with 16 of the 21 first-place votes in the final edition of the 2023-24 NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Rating. Dordt slipped a spot to number 2 after suffering its first loss to an NAIA School in the regular season finale against Northwestern. The Defenders had 3 first place votes. Campbelsville, (KY), is third, with the final two first place votes. Indiana Wesleyan, and Clarke (Ia.) round out the top 5.

Just one other GPAC team is ranked, Concordia at #7. Briar Cliff, and Dakota Wesleyan are receiving votes.

RANKLAST TIMEINSTITUTION [FIRST-PLACE VOTES]RECORDPOINTS
12Marian (Ind.) [16]27-1586
21Dordt (Iowa) [3]26-2567
33Campbellsville (Ky.) [2]26-1562
44Indiana Wesleyan25-3530
55Clarke (Iowa)27-1512
68Carroll (Mont.)23-4486
77Concordia (Neb.)23-5485
89Vanguard (Calif.)19-4457
910Dakota State (S.D.)25-5431
1011Georgetown (Ky.)23-5409
116Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)23-4405
1212Mayville State (N.D.)23-3394
1313John Brown (Ark.)25-3367
1414Providence (Mont.)20-8340
1515Cumberlands (Ky.)20-8309
1619Indiana Tech25-3284
1716Loyola (La.)21-4273
1822Southern Oregon24-4270
1917IU South Bend (Ind.)27-1236
2020Grand View (Iowa)24-4213
2118Rio Grande (Ohio)23-5209
2225Oregon Tech25-3190
2324Menlo (Calif.)18-7141
24NRLSU Shreveport (La.)26-2123
25NRWilliam Carey (Miss.)21-3117

Dropped from the Top 25: Reinhardt (Ga.), Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.)

Receiving Votes: Reinhardt (Ga.) 101; Rust (Miss.) 63; Briar Cliff (Iowa) 54; Spring Arbor (Mich.) 53; Columbia (Mo.) 36; Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) 34; The Master’s (Calif.) 30; Bryan (Tenn.) 29; Langston (Okla.) 24; Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 19; Stephens (Mo.) 15; Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 10; Siena Heights (Mich.) 9; Oakland City (Ind.) 8; Southeastern (Fla.) 5; College of the Ozarks (Mo.) 4; Tabor (Kan.) 3

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Dordt names new baseball coach

Dordt University has announced the hiring of Ian Eshelman to serve as head baseball coach. “I am thrilled to announce Ian