Shepherd, West Virginia Wesleyan and West Liberty follow, with Concord and West Virginia State tied for seventh. Urbana, Notre Dame College, Glenville State and Virginia-Wise round out the poll.
D&E PICKED SECOND: Davis & Elkins' women's soccer team has been picked second in its first season in Great Midwest Athletic Conference. League coaches voted, picking Trevecca Nazarene No. 1.
Alderson-Broaddus was third, Ohio Valley seventh and Salem International eighth in the eight-team league.
WVU SPORTS: West Virginia soccer forward Frances Silva has been nominated for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award, a national honor that awards athletes who excel in four areas - classroom, character, community and competition.
Silva graduated in three years with a 3.97 grade-point average in journalism, and is pursuing a master's in sport management. She has been active in soccer clinics and has helped the women's soccer program raise more than $100,000 for breast cancer research. On the field, she led the Mountaineers with 11 goals and 24 points.