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Crossroads League in the NAIA National Polls | January 11-17


KANSAS CITY – The NAIA recently announced its Top-25 Polls for the sports of basketball and softball. The Crossroads League had 11 teams ranked or receiving votes in those polls and currently has a total of 28 teams ranked inside the Top-25.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL (January 13 Poll)
No. 6 Marian (13-4, 7-0 CL)
No. 23 Indiana Wesleyan (12-3, 6-1 CL)
RV Taylor (13-3, 6-2 CL)


MEN’S BASKETBALL (January 13 Poll)
No. 1 Indiana Wesleyan (19-1, 7-1 CL)
No. 8 Marian (8-2, 4-2 CL)
No. 19 Bethel (14-3, 6-1 CL)
No. 24 Saint Francis (15-4, 2-4 CL)
RV Grace (11-4, 4-2 CL)


SOFTBALL (January 13 Poll)
No. 5 Marian (0-0, 0-0 CL)
No. 15 Indiana Wesleyan (0-0, 0-0 CL)
RV Taylor (0-0, 0-0 CL)


(No new Top-25 Polls have been announced by the NAIA for the sports of soccer, volleyball and tennis. The final ratings from 2019-2020 are being used for those sports until the first polls are released for each sport.)


VOLLEYBALL (First 2020-2021 Poll on February 3)
No. 1 Marian
No. 7 Indiana Wesleyan
RV Saint Francis


WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY (Next Poll on February 18)

No. 1 Taylor
No. 3 Huntington
No. 7 Indiana Wesleyan
No. 13 Saint Francis

RV Grace


MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY (Next Poll on February 18)

No. 1 Huntington

No. 3 Taylor
No. 8 Indiana Wesleyan
No. 20 Spring Arbor
No. 24 Grace
RV Goshen


WOMEN’S SOCCER (First 2020-2021 Poll on March 3)
No. 2 Marian
No. 7 Indiana Wesleyan
No. 14 Grace
No. 24 Spring Arbor
RV Mount Vernon Nazarene


MEN’S SOCCER (First 2020-2021 Poll on March 3)
No. 12 Spring Arbor
RV Huntington


BASEBALL (Next Poll on March 17)
RV Taylor


MEN’S TENNIS (Final 2019-2020 Poll)
No. 14 Indiana Wesleyan
No. 19 Marian
RV Grace


WOMEN’S TENNIS (Final 2019-2020 Poll)
No. 11 Indiana Wesleyan
No. 24 Marian


Each NAIA Top-25 Poll is voted on by a panel of head coaches from around the nation. Check back each week to see where the Crossroads League teams rate in the latest NAIA Top-25 Polls.