October 13, 2009

Bloomsburg Football Moves Up In Two National Poll

BLOOMSBURG- The Bloomsburg University football team moved up to fourth place in both the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and D2Football.com top 25 polls, after last Saturday's 27-13 win over East Stroudsburg.

The Bloomsburg defense has dominated opponents this season, giving up just 10.4 points per game, which ranks first in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). Bloomsburg is also 15th in all of Division II in total yards allowed (272.3), 14th in rushing yards allowed (86.3) and tied for ninth in redzone defense (61.1 percent).

The Huskies (7-0, 4-0) host conference opponent Cheyney for their Homecoming game on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.



AFCA Division II Coaches' Poll

Rank School (1st votes) Rec. Pts. Prev.    
1. Abilene Christian (Texas) (23) 7-0 621 2  
2. North Alabama (2) 7-0 600 3
3. Central Washington 7-0 570 4  
4. Bloomsburg (Pa.) 7-0 546 5
5. Northwest Missouri St. 6-1 521 6
6. Minnesota St.-Mankato 7-0 492 7  
7. Texas A&M-Kingsville 7-0 450 9
8. Grand Valley St. (Mich.) 6-1 446 1
9. Minnesota-Duluth 6-1 445 8
10. Albany St. (Ga.) 6-0 401 10
11. Charleston (W.Va.) 7-0 362 11
12. Edinboro (Pa.) 6-1 334 13  
13. Tarleton St. (Texas) 6-1 320 15  
14. Central Missouri 6-1 303 16t
15. Missouri Western St. 6-1 274 16t  
16. Nebraska-Kearney 6-1 249 21  
17. North Carolina-Pembroke 6-1 157 25
18. Findlay (Ohio) 6-1 149 NR
19. Tuskegee (Ala.) 5-2 127 24
20. Washburn (Kan.) 5-2 113 12
21. West Liberty (W.Va.) 6-1 93 NR
22. Midwestern St. (Texas) 5-2 91 18    
23. Northern Michigan 5-1 76 NR
24. Wayne St. (Neb.) 5-2 68 14
25. Carson-Newman (Tenn.) 5-2 57 NR

D2Football.com Media Poll

Rank Team Last Week Record
1 Abilene Christian 2 7-0
2 North Alabama 3 7-0
3 Central Washington 4 7-0
4 Bloomsburg 5 7-0
5 Northwest Missouri 6 6-1
6 Texas A&M-Kingsville 7 7-0
7 Minnesota State 8 7-0
8 Minnesota-Duluth 9 6-1
9 Grand Valley 1 6-1
10 Albany State 10 6-0
11 Charleston 12 7-0
12 Nebraska-Kearney 13 6-1
13 Missouri Western 14 6-1
14 Tarleton State 16 6-1
15 Edinboro 19 6-1
16 Central Missouri 18 6-1
17 Carson-Newman 23 5-2
18 Saginaw Valley 24 5-2
19 Findlay NR 6-1
20 Wayne State (Ne) 11 5-2
21 Tuskegee 25 5-2
22 Washburn 15 5-2
23 California NR 5-2
24 Northern Michigan NR 5-1
25 UNC Pembroke NR 6-1



Polls as of 10/13/09