Washburn stayed 11th in the nation as the top 19 schools in the AVCA poll remained unchanged Monday.
The Ichabods swept three opponents last week to improve to 25-4 overall and they're tied for first in the MIAA at 10-1. This is their third straight time being ranked 11th and this is Washburn's 131st straight ranking, a streak that dates back to the start of the 2004 season.
Concordia St. Paul got all 48 first-place votes to remain first. Central Missouri is fifth and Nebraska-Kearney is seventh as the other two MIAA teams in the ranking. Overall, six of the top 11 teams in the nation are in the Central Region.
Washburn will travel to Fort Hays State Saturday for a 7 p.m. match and then host two at Schendel Court in Lee Arena on the weekend to wrap up the home portion of the regular season. The Ichabods will play Pittsburg State Friday at 7 p.m. and then Central Oklahoma Saturday at 6 p.m. The UCO will be Senior Day for six Ichabods that will be playing their final home match in Lee Arena.