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No. 3 AUM maintains position in latest NAIA Coaches' Poll

KANSAS CITY, MO. --The No. 3 Auburn University at Montgomery men's tennis team maintained its position in the fourth edition of the NAIA Men's Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the NAIA announced on Wednesday.

The Senators, who are 17-3 on the season, collected a total of 231 points are just 19 points out of first place.

Fresno Pacific, the unanimous No. 1 team, maintained the top spot for the 12th-consecutive week, while Embry-Riddle held firm at No. 2. Azusa Pacific and Oklahoma Christian rounded out the top five. In all, the top nine teams in the rankings did not change.

The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences/independents/unaffiliated groupings. The next Top 25 poll will be announced on April 19.

COMPLETE POLL

RANK

LAST WEEK

SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES)

2011 RECORD

TOTAL POINTS

1

1

Fresno Pacific University (Calif.) (10)

15-2

250

2

2

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Fla.)

10-5

240

3

3

Auburn University Montgomery (Ala.)

17-3

231

4

4

Azusa Pacific University (Calif.)

13-4

227

5

5

Oklahoma Christian University

13-1

220

6

6

Point Loma Nazarene University (Calif.)

11-3

211

7

7

Westmont College (Calif.)

8-5

202

8

8

Xavier University (La.)

11-7

191

9

9

Concordia University (Calif.)

6-9

189

10

12

Vanguard University (Calif.)

5-11

174

11

11

Graceland University (Iowa)

4-4

171

12

13

Shorter University (Ga.)

7-1

163

13

14

Saint Thomas University (Fla.)

10-2

151

14

16

Aquinas College (Mich.)

16-3

139

15

15

Lewis-Clark State College (Idaho)

8-7

136

16

25

SCAD Savannah (Ga.)

7-3

126

17

19

Olivet Nazarene University (Ill.)

11-0

121

18

20

McKendree University (Ill.)

12-1

117

19

RV

William Carey University (Miss.)

6-8

103

20

24

Martin Methodist College (Tenn.)

8-4

102

21

17

Webber International University (Fla.)

13-4

91

22

18

Cumberland University (Tenn.)

4-2

83

23

22

Lee University (Tenn.)

3-4

76

24

RV

Lindenwood University (Mo.)

5-1

56

25

RV

Bethany College (Kan.)

11-3

50

         

Others receiving votes: Northwood (Fla.) 49; Biola (Calif.) 30; Oklahoma Baptist 30; Northwestern Ohio 28; Huntington (Ind.) 28; Belhaven (Miss.) 19; William Jewell (Mo.) 1; Bethel (Tenn.) 1.

INFORMATION SOURCE: AUM Athletics

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