WINONA LAKE - The Grace College women’s soccer team earned its highest ranking of the season this week from the NAIA.

The Lady Lancers jumped to No. 13 in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll, rewarded with an incredible 18-2 record to date.

Grace jumped up three spots after beating Marian for the second time in three matches. The Knights dropped from No. 11 to No. 17 over the past two weeks after losing to Grace twice.

After beating Marian over the weekend, Grace advances to the Crossroads League championship game at Spring Arbor on Saturday 4 p.m. The winner of the title game receives an automatic bid to the NAIA National Championships while the loser will hope for an at-large invitation.