The Mustangs upped their current winning streak to five games with a victory over Ouachita Baptist Sunday afternoon at D.L. Ligon Coliseum to improve to 6-1 on the season .
Midwestern's only loss came to top-ranked Emporia State (Kan.) in the Ashbrook Classic during the season opening weekend in Wichita Falls.
MSU is one of five teams from the South Central Region to gain mention in the poll joining No. 6 West Texas A&M and No. 14 Colorado Mesa, while Texas A&M International and Tarleton State (Texas) are also receiving votes.
Emporia State took over the top spot obtaining 22 of the 32 first-place votes while No. 2 Wayne State (Neb.), No. 3 Lewis (Ill.), No. 4 Nova Southeastern (Fla.) and No. 5 Northern State (S.D.) filled out the first five.
Midwestern State plays host to Arkansas-Fort Smith Wednesday night at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.