ADA -- The Ohio Northern men's soccer team rose two spots to No. 18 in this week's D3soccer.com poll.



The Polar Bears received 178 points, which was 46 more than they got last week.

Ohio Wesleyan remained on top of the poll with 621 points, Messiah (Pa.) moved up to second with 600 points and Rutgers-Camden (N.J.) is third with 569 points.

Last week, ONU posted a 3-2 double overtime win over Otterbein and a 6-1 win at Marietta.

Northern currently stands at 12-3-0 on the season and 4-1-0 in OAC play.

The Polar Bears will return to action on Wednesday, when it hosts Heidelberg at 4 pm.

D3soccer.com Men's Poll - #8

Oct. 22, 2013

Rank School (1st Pl. Votes) 2013 Record Pts. Last Week

1. Ohio Wesleyan (23) 16-0-0 621 1

2. Messiah (Pa.) 14-1-0 600 3

3. Rutgers-Camden (N.J.) 14-0-2 569 4

4. Amherst (Mass.) 10-0-2 528 5

5. Stevens (N.Y.) 11-1-1 517 6

6. Loras (Iowa)13-1-2 490 7

7. Montclair State (N.J.) 12-2-2 455 8

8. York (Pa.) 13-2-0 447 2

9. Texas-Dallas 11-0-3 392 11

10. Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) 10-2-1 357 12

11. Salisbury (Md.) 13-2-0 352 16

12. Wisconsin-Oshkosh 11-0-4 317 15

13. DePauw (Ind.) 12-2-1 301 9

14. St. Lawrence (N.Y.) 11-1-2 290 18

15. Randolph (Va.) 13-0-1 287 17

16. Wheaton (Ill.) 12-3-1 212 19

17. Dickinson (Pa.) 10-3-1 186 10

18. Ohio Northern 12-3-0 178 20

19. Rochester (Mich.) 10-2-1 175 14

T20. Trinity (Tex.) 13-2-1 175 21

T20. Williams (Mass.) 8-3-0 107 23

22. Brandeis (Mass.) 11-4-0 78 13

23. Oberlin 12-1-2 72 -

24. Gordon (Mass.) 14-1-0 71 -

25. Wartburg (Iowa) 12-2-2 68 -

Others Receiving Votes: Carleton (Minn.) 43, Emory (Ga.) 38, Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) 24, Union (N.Y.) 22, SUNY-IT 22, Brockport State (N.Y.) 16, Bowdoin (Me.) 16, John Carroll 16, Hope (Mich.) 13, Kenyon 12, Elmhurst (Ill.) 7, Wisconson-Whitewater 8, Swarthmore (Pa.) 8, North Park (Ill.) 6, Haverford (Pa.) 6, Rutgers-Newark (N.J.) 5, Richard Stockton (N.J.) 4, Redlands (Calif.) 4, Franklin and Marshall (Pa.) 3, Carthage (Wis.) 3, Puget Sound (Wash.) 2, Thomas More (Ky.) 1