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Taylor Ranked as Top Three NAIA Athletic Program by NCSA

CHICAGO – In the recently released Next College Student Athlete Power Rankings, Taylor University was tabbed as the No. 3 NAIA college for student-athletes based on a list of over 140 NAIA schools.

TU’s men’s and women’s golf programs topped the charts among NAIA schools within the power rankings. Three more sports were selected as the second-ranked programs in the NAIA, including men’s tennis, softball and women’s volleyball.

Baseball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, women’s basketball, women’s soccer and women’s tennis were among other Taylor athletic programs landing in the top five. Rounding out the top ten within their sport’s power rankings were TU’s football, men’s basketball, men’s soccer and women’s track and field programs.

The NCSA based its ratings on proprietary analysis of NCSA Favorites data obtained from the college search activity of the over two million student-athletes on the NCSA recruiting network, U.S News and World Report Best Colleges and IPEDS graduation rate data.