Chapman Paces -I Poll

SAN DIEGO – It has not lost a regular season game since the league’s inception, making Chapman the top choice in the , according to the preseason .

The (17-3), which have advanced to last six national semifinals, swept all eight first-place votes, placing them 15 points clear of second place.

Arizona State (12-3) and Concordia-Irvine (12-5) are in a tie for second place with 49 points apiece. The two teams met last year in the tournament semifinals with the stopping the Eagles, 13-9.

Each of the top three teams advanced to the 2019 National Championships sponsored by New Balance.

Rounding out the top four is Arizona (8-5), which edged out Grand Canyon (5-8) by two points.

“With a new streamlined divisional format, 2020 is going to be very exciting,” said SLC director . “Unlike in seasons past, all of our top teams will be playing each other during the regular season. It’s going to be a fun ride.”

2020 SLC Division I Preseason
(points in parentheses)

1. Chapman (64)
2t. Arizona State (49)
2t. Concordia-Irvine (49)
4. Arizona (39)
5. Grand Canyon (37)
6. (25)
7. San Diego State (17)
8. UCLA (8)