INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Michigan Tech checks in at No. 4 in the Midwest Region in the latest NCAA Division II Regional Rankings, released Wednesday afternoon.
The NCAA Regional Rankings, released every Wednesday, will determine the potential seedings in all eight NCAA Regional Tournaments. A team's in-region record and in-region RPI are given greater weight when seeding the teams in their respective regions. Of the 10 teams ranked in each poll, only the top eight are selected for the NCAA Regional Tournaments.
Ranked 24th in the latest AVCA Division II Coaches Poll, Michigan Tech holds an overall record of 21-4 and an 18-3 mark against teams from the Midwest and Central Regions. The Huskies have won their last three in-region matches following a loss to Rockhurst in the Midwest Region Crossover, and have won their last nine GLIAC matches.
Drury, 21-3 in the region and 24-4 overall, remain the top seed in the Midwest Region, followed by Ferris State at No. 2 with a record of 19-2 in the region and 21-4 overall. Lewis (15-5) moves into the No. 3 spot, while Indianapolis (13-6) jumps one spot to No. 5. Illinois-Springfield (21-6) drops to sixth, while Ashland (23-5) remains seventh, and Hillsdale (18-6) moves into eighth. Rockhurst (19-6) stumbles to ninth, and Findlay (20-4) ranks 10th to round out this week's poll.
The Huskies close out the regular season on the road against Ferris State on Friday (Nov. 2) and Northwood on Saturday (Nov. 3). For the complete regional rankings, click here.