The U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Coaches Polls were released on Friday afternoon and the Builders and Lady Builders are in the top seven of each Division I poll.
On the women's poll, the Lady Builders moved up two spots from seventh to fifth in the new rankings. Apprentice School (11-3) is on a five-game winning streak heading into Sunday's matchup against NCAA Division III 22nd-ranked Ferrum College at 2 pm. Leading the latest poll is LIndenwood University-Belleville, followed by Iowa Wesleyan College and Robert Morris University-Springfield. Ave Maria University, last week's top-ranked team, dropped to fourth and two points ahead of the Lady Builders.
On the men's side, the Builders stayed put in the rankings coming in seventh. Apprentice School (9-6) will have a shot to move up as they'll next host fifth-ranked Lindenwood University-Belleville on Friday night at 8 pm for the 2014 Martin Luther King Classic. The top two remain the same as Victory University (TN) and Washington Adventist University (MD) are separated by three points.
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