October 30, 2013

Lady ‘Cats Ranked No. 10 in NAIA Preseason Poll

C of O Lady BobcatsOn Tuesday, October 29th, the NAIA released the 2013-2014 NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, with the College of the Ozarks’ Lady ‘Cats placing #10 alongside Jamestown College from North Dakota.  Upon receiving the poll results, Coach Vest commented, “We are pleased with the pre-season ranking, although we understand it is very early in the season and there is a lot of basketball to be played.  We are thankful for the respect we have across the NAIA and know it takes a lot of hard work to maintain our rich tradition.  At this point in the season we are not focused on rankings; we are concentrating on working hard and improving each day.“  The top 10 rankings include: 

  1. Indiana Wesleyan (Indiana)
  2. Davenport (Michigan)
  3. Morningside (Iowa)
  4. Saint Francis (Indiana)
  5. Concordia (Nebraska)
  6. Roosevelt (Illinois)
  7. Northwestern (Iowa)
  8. Oklahoma Wesleyan (Oklahoma)
  9. Saint Xavier (Illinois)
  10. College of the Ozarks & University of Jamestown (North Dakota)