The Auburn Montgomery men’s soccer team slid to 11th in the eighth regular-season edition of the NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 poll, the national office announced late Tuesday.
The Warhawks dropped four spots from seventh after recording 371 points in the latest poll. AUM trails Baker, which jumped six spots to 10th, by 19 points.
For the second consecutive week Rio Grande (Ohio) earned the top spot, collecting 560 points and 19-of-20 first-place votes. Grand View (Iowa) and Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) held strong at second and third, respectively. Ashford (Iowa) moved up one spot to fourth, while Oklahoma Wesleyan climbed three spots to fifth.
The Southern States Athletic Conference led all leagues with four teams ranked in the top 25. Joining the Warhawks in the poll were No. 8 William Carey, No. 13 Martin Methodist and No. 17 Belhaven. Conference foe Southern Wesleyan was among the others receiving votes.