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Monday, October 19, 2009

Chargers Return to Top 25

After beating two straight ranked opponents, 6-2  Hillsdale College returns to the American Football Coaches Association Top 25 poll at #25.

Surprising fellow 6-2 club and Saturday's opponent Wayne State did not make the cut and neither did Saginaw Valley also sitting at 6-2 on the year.

2009 American Football Coaches Association Division II Coaches’ Poll
October 19, 2009

RankSchool (1st votes) Rec. Pts. Prev. Last WeekNext Game
1. North Alabama (25) 8-0 625 2 D. Delta St. (Miss.), 34-24 Oct. 22 at Valdosta St. (Ga.)
2. Central Washington 8-0 592 3 D. Western Oregon, 23-21 Oct. 24 vs. Humboldt St. (Calif.)
3. Bloomsburg (Pa.) 8-0 567 4 D. Cheyney (Pa.), 28-6 Oct. 24 vs. Shippensburg (Pa.)
4. Northwest Missouri St. 7-1 544 5 D. Emporia St. (Kan.), 45-12 Oct. 24 vs. No. 16 Washburn (Kan.)
5. Minnesota St.-Mankato 8-0 525 6 D. Minnesota St.-Moorhead, 59-14 Oct. 24 vs. Southwest Minnesota St.
6. Grand Valley St. (Mich.) 7-1 492 8 D. No. 18 Findlay (Ohio), 38-13 Oct. 24 at Ashland (Ohio)
7. Minnesota-Duluth 7-1 475 9 D. St. Cloud State (Minn.), 31-7 Oct. 24 at Bemidji St. (Minn.)
8. Albany St. (Ga.) 7-0 427 10 D. Clark Atlanta (Ga.), 32-29 OT Oct. 24 vs. No. 19 Tuskegee (Ala.)
9. Abilene Christian (Texas) 7-1 425 1 Lost to West Texas A&M, 32-21 Oct. 24 at No. 11 Tarleton St. (Texas)
10. Charleston (W.Va.) 8-0 411 11 D. North Greenville (S.C.), 34-7 Oct. 24 vs. No. 18 West Liberty (W.Va.)
11. Tarleton St. (Texas) 7-1 368 13 D. Eastern New Mexico, 30-20 Oct. 24 vs. No. 9 Abilene Christian (Texas)
12. Missouri Western St. 7-1 348 15 D. No. 14 Central Missouri, 36-21 Oct. 24 vs. Missouri Southern St.
13. Nebraska-Kearney 7-1 315 16 D. Western New Mexico, 65-30 Oct. 24 at Fort Lewis (Colo.)
14. Texas A&M-Kingsville 7-1 274 7 Lost to No. 22 Midwestern St. (Texas), 38-7 Oct. 24 vs. Eastern New Mexico
15. North Carolina-Pembroke 6-1 240 17 Idle Oct. 24 at Concord (W.Va.)
16. Washburn (Kan.) 6-2 207 20 D. Pittsburg St. (Kan.), 55-3 Oct. 24 at No. 4 Northwest Missouri St.
17. Midwestern St. (Texas) 6-2 193 22 D. No. 7 Texas A&M-Kingsville, 38-7 Oct. 24 vs. Central Oklahoma
18. West Liberty (W.Va.) 7-1 151 21 D. Shepherd (W.Va.), 31-30 Oct. 24 at No. 10 Charleston (W.Va.)
19. Tuskegee (Ala.) 5-2 143 19 Idle Oct. 24 at No. 8 Albany St. (Ga.)
20. Carson-Newman (Tenn.) 6-2 118 25 D. Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.), 17-13 Oct. 24 vs. Brevard (N.C.)
21. Central Missouri 6-2 117 14 Lost to No. 15 Missouri Western St., 36-21 Oct. 24 at Nebraska-Omaha
22. Wayne St. (Neb.) 6-2 109 24 D. Winona St. (Minn.), 48-25 Oct. 24 vs. Augustana (S.D.)
23. Edinboro (Pa.) 6-2 99 12 Lost to California (Pa.), 38-14 Oct. 24 at Mercyhurst (Pa.)
24. California (Pa.) 6-2 97 NR D. No. 12 Edinboro (Pa.), 38-14 Oct. 24 at Slippery Rock (Pa.)
25. Hillsdale (Pa.) 6-2 72 NR D. No. 23 Northern Michigan, 28-17 Oct. 24 vs. Wayne St. (Mich.)

Dropped Out: Findlay (Ohio) (18), Northern Michigan (23).

Others Receiving Votes: Findlay (Ohio), 43; Saginaw Valley St. (Mich.), 36; Angelo St. (Texas), 33; Bentley (Mass.), 28; Wayne St. (Mich.), 20; Colorado School of Mines, 9; Shippensburg (Pa.), 8; Northern Michigan, 6; Bowie St. (Md.), 3; Shaw (N.C.), 2; Wingate (N.C.), 2; Valdosta St. (Ga.), 1.

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2 comments:

Chuck said...

Hillsdale PA?

Andy Losik said...

Yeah nice, shows you how much the other coaches know about Hillsdale or the schools in the poll.

Probably just some clerical error.

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