After just missing an opportunity to break into the Top 25 last week, Ashford (Iowa) became the lone Association of Independent institutions teams to move into the Top 25 this week in the latest NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches Top 25 poll.
Ashford moved up to No. 19 this week with 208 points. Jamestown (N.D.) was the only other A.I.I. school to receive votes with 24.
Ashford is the top-ranked team in the A.I.I., followed by Jamestown (N.D.) at No. 2, La Sierra (Calif.) at No. 3 and the University of Houston-Victoria (Texas) at No. 4.
Lindsey Wilson (Ky.), with 20 first-place votes, remains at No. 1 with 560 points. Rio Grande (Ohio)( moved from No. 5 to No. 2 with 515 points and Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) moved from No. 4 to No. 3 with 514 points.