STARKVILLE, Miss. - After hovering at No. 2 for the past month, Emory received six of eight first-place votes to become No. 1 in the NFCA Division III Top 25 Poll, the association has announced. The Eagles are currently in the middle of a 10-game win streak, including winning the UAA championship in mid-March. Emory has two regular season games remaining, wrapping up today with a home doubleheader against Covenant.
No. 2 Eastern Connecticut continues its own winning streak of 29 straight, having not lost since its second game of the season. Previous No. 1 Linfield went 3-2 at this past weekend's Northwest Conference tournament, losing twice to No. 5 Pacific Lutheran. The Lutes will receive the automatic NCAA bid after taking down the Wildcats 3-0 in the championship, while Linfield will await its regional fate. No. 4 Luther continues to roll as well, currently sitting at 30-4. To view the entire poll, click here.