KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The University of Providence women's wrestling program is ranked No. 8 in the latest edition of the NAIA top 25 coaches' poll, which was released on Thursday.
The Argos held steady from the initial poll of the 2019-20 season, which saw them begin the year eighth.
Iverly Navarro is ranked No. 2 in the 101-pound weight class, while Yurie Yoneoka is third a class higher at 109. Tatum Sparks sits No. 2 at 155 pounds to round out the top-three honorees for the Argos.
Lana Hunt (15th at 109), Alina Kinsey (16th at 116), Jenna Awana (No. 8 at 136), Gabrielle Hernandez (15th at 136), Maria Elena Enriquez (16th at 155), Ivory Ayers (No. 6 at 170), Anastasia Rose Hardin (No. 9 at 170) and Christine Marques (15th at 191) are also ranked for UP.
Former Helena athlete Alyssa Schrull sits No. 4 in the 170-pound weight class. Schrull wrestles for the University of Jamestown.
The complete top 25 coaches' poll can be found below, while individual rankings can be viewed by clicking here.
2019-2020 NAIA Women's Wrestling Coaches Top 20 Poll – No. 2
|2||2||University of Jamestown||180|
|5||5||Southern Oregon University||154|
|6||6||Wayland Baptist University||144|
|9||7||University of the Cumberlands||131|
|8||8||University of Providence||124|
|7||10||Oklahoma City University||119|
|13||13||Eastern Oregon University||69|
|14||14||Missouri Valley College||57|
|15||15||Missouri Baptist University||55|
|T17||17||Central Methodist University||44|
|20||19||University of Saint Mary||25|
Receiving Votes: Central Christian College