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Men D2 College Rankings for Fall 2022 Week 3

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Men D2 College Rankings for Fall 2022 Week 3

Ethan Wedge for Washington University. Photo Christine Krug.

The big results within the GRR Men's D2 Rankings environment have to be North Carolina State shutting out UNC-Wilmington and Washington University beating St. Louis University.

That would be a #20 over a #7 and a non-ranked team over a #24. We also got unranked Central Missouri over UMS&T (#23) and unranked Grand Valley State coming in after a massive win over Calvin. 

Coaching Reload Sparks Washington University as Gateway Surprise

Massive Statement Win for NC State

Montana State moves up also moved up after a good result of School of Mines; Virginia and Southeastern Louisiana also move up after victories.

Numbers are a question for some teams and we've moved teams out of the Top 40 or further down until we see them build their depth a bit more. We still have some conferences that haven't started yet, so there is a lot of rugby still to be played.


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Rank   Team Div/Conf Notes
1 1 IUP (PA) Allegheny Beat Buffalo
2 2 Norwich (VT) New England-Wide  
3 3 Georgetown (DC) MARC Beat UMBC
4 4 Northern Iowa (IA) Great MW Beat Loyola 
5 5 UMass-Lowell (MA) New England-Wide  
6 6 Auburn (AL) SCRC Beat Ole Miss
7 8 Illinois State (IL) Great MW Beat UIC
8 9 Villanova (PA) MARC Army B
9 11 Central Michigan (MI) Great Lakes  
10 20 NC State (NC) Southern Beat UNC Wilmington (7)
11 12 Vermont (VT) New England-Wide  
12 13 Marquette (WI) Great MW  
13 21 Southern Nazarene (OK) Gateway Beat John Brown
14 14 Marist (NY) Tri-State Beat Hofstra
15 15 Principia (IL) Gateway Beat SIU
16 22 Virginia (VA) Cardinals Beat VMI (32)
17 25 Montana State (MT) Rocky Mountain Beat School of Mines
18 Unr Washington U. (MO) Gateway Beat SLU (24)
19 16 Memphis (TN) SCRC Game Ppd
20 7 UNC-Wilmington (NC) Southern Lost to NC State (20)
21 18 UNC-Charlotte (NC) Southern  
22 19 Furman (SC) Southern  
23 Unr Central Missouri (MO) Gateway Beat UMS&T (23)
24 Unr GVSU (MI) Great Lakes Beat Calvin College
25 30 Southeastern La. (LA) Deep South Beat Tulane
26 17 UW-Whitewater (WI) Great MW  
27 24 SLU (MO) Gateway Lost to Washington University
28 28 Bucknell (PA) MARC Beat Bloomsburg
29 26 Pitt State (KS) Gateway  
30 27 Georgia Tech (GA) SCRC  
31 29 Providence (RI) New England-Wide  
32 23 UMS&T (MO) Gateway Lost to Central Missouri
33 31 Drexel (PA) MARC  
34 32 VMI (VA) Cardinals Lost to Virginia (22)
35 33 West Virginia (WV) Allegheny  
36 34 MTSU (TN) Mid-East Forfeit win
37 35 Eastern Carolina (NC) Southern  
38 36 Boston University (MA) New England-Wide  
39 37 Coast Guard (CT) New England-Wide  
40 38 USMMA (NY) Tri-State