Women's Soccer drops to No. 19 in NAIA Polls
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Women's Soccer drops to No. 19 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer drops to No. 19 in week six's NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.

Since the last poll was released, The Phoenix picked up a 10-0 win over Pikeville Friday and defeated Shawnee State 2-0. The Phoenix are now 9-1-1 on the season and 5-0-1 in Mid-South Conference action. 

Four other Mid-South Conference teams are ranked in this poll: Tennessee Southern, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.), Campbellsville (Ky.), Cumberlands (Ky.).

Tennessee Southern made it 10 straight victories to remain at No. 3. Lindsey Wilson stays put at  No. 11 for the second straight week. Campbellsville remained unbeaten in league action with a win against Thomas More last week to improve to No. 13. The Cumberlands stayed at No. 17.

William Carey (Miss.) remained the unanimous No. 1 in the poll with 18 first-place votes and 498 points. Keiser (Fla.) stayed No. 2 with 482 points followed by Tennessee Southern. Spring Arbor (Mich.) earned 453 points for fourth and Central Methodist (Mo.) (429) rounded out the Top 5.

The poll was voted on by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences, Continental Athletic Conference (Independents), and Unaffiliated Groups. The next regular-season poll is scheduled to come out on Wednesday, October 6.