Off the Block releases new Division II coaches poll

Photo courtesy of North Greenville athletics

Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

The biggest mover in the Division II coaches poll released on Wednesday morning was North Greenville, who moved up two spots to No. 5.

The defending ConfCarolinas champions have left where they ended last year with a 4-1 start to being the 2023 campaign.

The other notable movement in this week’s poll was Charleston taking one of the 13 first place votes. The Golden Eagles are off to their best start in program history at 7-0.


Lewis maintained their atop of the Division II coaches poll, garnering the other 12 first place votes.

Both NCAA Division I and NCAA Division II men’s volleyball programs compete for the same national championship. The AVCA National Coaches Poll ranks the top 15 Division I-II men’s volleyball teams and is released each Monday during the regular season.

A national voting committee comprised of coaches from the more than 25 Division II teams determines the weekly rankings for the Division II National Coaches Poll.

The Division II National Coaches Poll will be released on the Off the Block website every Wednesday during the regular season.

Off the Block Division II Coaches Poll (2023 Week 4)

RankTeamRecordPointsLast WeekTrend
1Lewis 5-4129 (12)1
2Charleston 7-0116 (1)T-2
3McKendree 3-2984+1
4Lincoln Memorial5-495T-2-2
5North Greenville 4-1637+2
8Mount Olive 4-1318

Also receiving votes: Tusculum, King, Lindenwood, Erskine, D’Youville

Dropping out: Tusculum