KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Spring Hill College softball team received 308 votes and moved up seven spots to No. 15 in the latest NAIA Coaches Poll released on Tuesday afternoon.
Five other Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) teams joined SHC in the Top 25 as Lee University moved up one spot to No. 3, Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) fell up one spot to No. 7, Belhaven University slipped two spots to No. 11, William Carey University fell three places to No. 17 and Brenau University dropped four spots to No. 22. The University at Mobile also received 5 votes.
The Badgers added 129 votes to last week's total of 179 making the biggest improvement of all the teams listed this week.
The NAIA poll is voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences, independent and unaffiliated groupings.
Spring Hill (37-9, 15-6 SSAC West) will visit No. 7 AUM (38-7, 16-6 SSAC West) for a conference doubleheader on Wednesday at 2 p.m.