General News

Oct 11, 2007
NCC Sweeps First Week of NCAA Regional Rankings

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North Central Conference teams have swept the top spots in the NCAA regional polls released this week for football, volleyball and soccer.

Nebraska-Omaha is the top ranked team in football, Minnesota Duluth holds the top spot in volleyball and Minnesota State shares the top spot in soccer.

In all there are 13 NCC teams ranked in the 32 spots in the rankings. The NCC is most concentrated in volleyball where five of the league's seven teams are ranked in the top eight and football where five of the league's 10 teams find themselves in the top 12.

Here are the rankings:

Volleyball (North Central Region) 
1. Minnesota Duluth
2. SW Minnesota State
3. Concordia-St. Paul
4. Augustana
5. Minnesota State
6. South Dakota
7. Minn. St. Moorhead
8. Nebraska-Omaha
9. Winona State
10. Wayne State

Football (Northwest Region)
1. Nebraska-Omaha
2. North Dakota
3. Grand Valley State
4. Central Washington
5. Ashland
6. South Dakota
7. Winona State
8. Michigan Tech
9. Minnesota State
10. Indianapolis
11. Hillsdale
12. Minnesota Duluth

Soccer (Central Region)
1. Minnesota State
1. Winona State
3. Central Missouri
4. Truman
5. Mary
6. Northern State
7. Missouri Southern
8. South Dakota
9. Southwest Baptist
10. Washburn