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NAIA RANKINGS: Menlo No. 1 (women) and Grand View No. 1 (men); Life No. 2 in both polls

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Menlo is new No. 1 team in NAIA Women's Wrestling Rankings


KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Menlo (Calif.) claimed the top spot in the fourth NAIA Women's Wrestling Coaches' Top 20. Life (Ga.) who was the top ranked program in the country for the previous three rating cycles slid to No. 2. Texas Wesleyan jumped into the top five for the first time this season as Missouri Valley and Wayland Baptist (Texas) joined the rankings at No. 19 and No. 20, respectively.


NAIA WOMEN'S WRESTLING TEAM RANKINGS

Rank/Last Time/Team/Points

1 2 Menlo (Calif.) 190

2 1 Life (Ga.) 182

3 4 Providence (Mont.) 176

4 3 Grand View (Iowa) 170

5 6 Texas Wesleyan 153

6 5 Southern Oregon 152

7 12 Cumberlands (Ky.) 122

8 10 Missouri Baptist 111

9 7 Campbellsville (Ky.) 101

10 10 Oklahoma City 98

11 8 William Penn (Iowa) 96

12 9 Vanguard (Calif.) 89

13 13 Indiana Tech 81

14 14 Hastings (Neb.) 57

15 15 Ottawa (Kan.) 56

16 17 Saint Mary (Kan.) 51

17 19 Baker (Kan.) 46

18 15 Doane (Neb.) 40

19 RV Missouri Valley 39

20 RV Wayland Baptist (Texas) 38

Dropped from Top 20: Midland (Neb.), Central Methodist (Mo.)


Receiving Votes: Midland (Neb.) 32, Eastern Oregon 30, Jamestown (N.D.) 26, Lourdes (Ohio) 24, Waldorf (Iowa) 24, Siena Heights (Mich.) 20, Central Methodist (Mo.) 19, Evergreen (Wash.) 19, Friends (Kan.) 18, York (Neb.) 17, Jarvis Christian (Texas) 14, Avila (Mo.) 9, Dickinson (N.D.) 9, St. Andrews (N.C.) 2


Top-Ranked NAIA Women's Individuals

101 – Erin Hikiji, Providence (Mont.)

109 – Alexsys Jacquez, Saint Mary (Kan.)

116 – Avery Ashley, Oklahoma City

123 – Cristelle Rodriguez, Doane (Neb.)

130 – Carolina Moreno, Southern Oregon

136 – Adaugo Nwachukwu, William Penn (Iowa)

143 – Jamilah McBryde, Life (Ga.)

155 – Caitlyn Davis, Southern Oregon

170 – Ashley Lekas, William Penn (Iowa)

191 – Tavia Heidelberg-Tillotson, Menlo (Calif.)


Complete NAIA Women's Individual Rankings


Grand View edges out Life to return to No. 1 in NAIA Men's Rankings


KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Grand View (Iowa) returns to the top of the ratings after a one week hiatus, edging out Life (Ga.) by two points. Menlo (Calif.) remains third while the Fire of Southeastern (Fla.) rejoins the Top 5; Campbellsville (Ky.) slides down one spot. The same 20 teams are located in the rating this period, with Providence (Mont.) having the most positive upward movement.


NAIA MEN'S WRESTLING TEAM RANKINGS

Rank/Last Time/Team/Points

1 2 Grand View (Iowa) 273

2 1 Life (Ga.) 271

3 3 Menlo (Calif.) 190

4 6 Southeastern (Fla.) 171

5 4 Campbellsville (Ky.) 170

6 10 Providence (Mont.) 166

7 5 Doane (Neb.) 159

8 8 Ottawa (Kan.) 139

9 11 Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) 133

10 7 Cumberlands (Ky.) 129

11 12 Indiana Tech 118

12 13 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 111

13 9 Cumberland (Tenn.) 110

14 14 Missouri Valley 101

15 16 Southern Oregon 100

16 15 Reinhardt (Ga.) 96

17 19 Morningside (Iowa) 93

18 18 Eastern Oregon 83

19 17 Saint Mary (Kan.) 78

20 20 Montana State-Northern 67

Dropped From Top 20: None


Receiving Votes: Marian (Ind.) 64; Oklahoma City 64; Lourdes (Ohio) 57; Baker (Kan.) 48; Texas Wesleyan 47; Corban (Ore.) 43; Briar Cliff (Iowa) 41; Dickinson State (N.D.) 39; Central Methodist (Mo.) 37; Cornerstone (Mich.) 33; Rio Grande (Ohio) 26; Vanguard (Calif.) 26; Rochester (Mich.) 23; Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 22; Concordia (Neb.) 19; Wayland Baptist (Texas) 19; St. Thomas (Fla.) 17; Graceland (Iowa) 16; Simpson (Calif.) 15; Avila (Mo.) 14; Brewton-Parker (Ga.) 14; William Penn (Iowa) 13; Midway (Ky.) 10; Arizona Christian 8; Central Baptist (Ark.) 8; Missouri Baptist 7; St. Ambrose (Iowa) 7; Jamestown (N.D.) 4; Siena Heights (Mich.) 4; Waldorf (Iowa) 4; Friends (Kan.) 3


NAIA Top-Ranked Men's Individuals

125 – Aden Reeves, Grand View (Iowa) / Hunter Sparks, Eastern Oregon

133 – Carson Taylor, Grand View (Iowa)

141 – Evan Potter, Southern Oregon

149 – Blake Gonzalez, Grand View (Iowa)

157 – Brevin Balmeceda, Life (Ga.)

165 – Keller Rock, Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)

174 – Riley Smucker, Life (Ga.)

184 – Isaiah Luellen Grand View (Iowa)

197 – Bradley Antesberger, Doane (Neb.)

285 – Greg Hagan, Grand View (Iowa)


Complete NAIA Men's Individual Rankings


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