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Posted by David Gerhart - Fri, Jan. 20, 2017 - [ Men's Swimming ] - Viewed 163 times

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.

Cumberlands (Ky.) climbed up one spot into a tie for fifth with West Virginia Tech. The Patriots return to action on Friday against conference foe, Bethel (Tenn.).

Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) moved up one spot into a tie for eighth overall in the poll. This week, the Lynx travel to Principia (Ill.) on Saturday.

Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) held at No. 8 in the national ranking and is tied with Lindenwood-Belleville. The Blue Raiders finished its regular season this past weekend.

Keiser (Fla.) held at No. 1 in the national ranking with four of the five first-place votes, while SCAD Savannah (Ga.) is second after picking up the final first-place vote.

Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) and Wayland Baptist (Texas) held at No. 3 and No. 4, respectively, to finish out the top five.

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 final regular season poll is slated to be released on Thursday, Feb. 16.