Off the Block releases new Division II coaches poll

Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

After recording their second victory over a team currently ranked in the top in both national polls, Concordia jumped two spots in this week’s Division II coaches poll released Wednesday morning.

Last month, Concordia defeated Loyola at home in five games, and last Friday the Golden Eagles defeated Grand Canyon in five games on the road behind 22 kills from freshman Gage Doble.

With these two notable wins along with sweeping No. 5 Daemen earlier this month. the Golden Eagles are No. 9 in the most recent RPI release.


Charleston maintained their lead atop of the Division II coaches poll, garnering the other nine 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 12)

RankTeamRecordPointsLast WeekTrend
1Charleston 19-296 (9)1
2Concordia 7-1383 (2)2+2
4Lincoln Memorial16-4684-1
6McKendree 6-11445
7North Greenville15-7407

Also receiving votes: Belmont Abbey, Tusculum, Edward Waters, Lees-McRae, Quincy

Dropping out: N/A