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NAIA Men's Swimming & Diving Coaches' Top 10 Poll
COLUMBIA, Ky. – The Mid-South Conference has three teams ranked in the NAIA Men's Swimming & Diving Coaches' Top 10 Poll this week, the national office announced on Thursday.
In the rankings this week, no new team entered the top 10.
After finishing its 2016 portion of its schedule, Cumberlands (Ky.) remained at No. 6 in the poll. The Patriots return to action on Jan. 7 at the South Georgia Sprint Meet.
Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) remained at eighth in the poll for the third-straight ranking period. The Blue Raiders compete in a tri-dual on Jan. 13 against Milligan (Tenn.) and Warren Wilson (N.C.).
Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) is the final Mid-South squad in the poll and slipped two spots to No. 9. The Lynx next meet is slated for Jan. 21 against Principia (Ill.).
Keiser (Fla.) took over the top spot in the poll with all three first-place votes. SCAD Savannah (Ga.) held at No. 2, while former No. 1 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) slipped to third in the ranking.
Wayland Baptist (Texas) and West Virginia Tech round out the top five remaining at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.
Top 10 team ratings are conducted by a committee of NAIA Swimming and Diving coaches three times during the season. The committee will use the most current "top times" as the primary source of ranking
The next regular season poll is slated to be released on Thursday, Jan. 19.