September 1, 2009

Huskies Move Up in National Polls

BLOOMSBURG-The Bloomsburg University football team has moved up to No. 6 in both the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and D2Football.com top 25 polls with the victory over nationally-ranked Ashland last Thursday.

The Huskies (1-0) were ranked 13th in the AFCA and 11th in the D2Football.com preseason polls. Ashland was ranked 15th and 13th, respectively. With the loss, the Eagles have dropped to 23rd in both polls.

Bloomsburg will travel to California (PA) (0-1) on Saturday, September 5 to play the nationally-ranked Vulcans. They are currently ranked 17th in the AFCA poll and 18th by D2Football.com. The Vulcans are coming off of a 23-17 loss to Saginaw Valley State last Thursday.



AFCA Division II Coaches' Poll


Rank School (1st votes) Rec. Pts. Prv.
1. Grand Valley St. (Mich.) (21) 1-0 621 1
2. Minnesota-Duluth (3) 1-0 588 3
3. Abilene Christian (Texas) (1) 1-0 573 5
4. North Alabama 1-0 554 6
5. Pittsburg St. (Kan.) 1-0 530 7
6. Bloomsburg (Pa.) 1-0 464 13
7. Chadron St. (Neb.) 1-0 458 10
8. Northwest Missouri St. 0-1 434 2
9. Central Washington 1-0 415 14
10. Minnesota St.-Mankato 1-0 322 17
11. Delta St. (Miss.) 0-1 285 4
12. Tuskegee (Ala.) 1-0 283 18
13. West Texas A&M 0-1 245 11
14. West Chester (Pa.) 1-0 227 20
15. Edinboro (Pa.) 1-0 197 21
16. Albany St. (Ga.) 1-0 184 19
17. California (Pa.) 0-1 173 8
18. Texas A&M-Kingsville 1-0 165 NR
19. Central Missouri 1-0 134 25
20. Valdosta St. (Ga.) 0-1 130 12
21. Glenville St. (W.Va.) 1-0 125 22
22. Carson-Newman (Tenn.) 0-1 116 9
23. Ashland (Ohio) 0-1 108 15
24. Saginaw Valley St. (Mich.) 1-0 87 NR
25. Catawba (N.C.) 1-0 81 NR


D2Football.com Media Poll


Rank School Rec.
1. Grand Valley 1-0
2. Abilene Christian 1-0
3. Minnesota-Duluth 1-0
4. North Alabama 1-0
5. Pittsburg State 1-0
6. Bloomsburg 1-0
7. Northwest Missouri 0-1
8. Chadron State 1-0
9. Central Washington 1-0
10. Minnesota State 1-0
11. Texas A&M-Kingsville 1-0
12. Delta State 0-1
13. West Texas A&M 0-1
14. Tuskegee 1-0
15. Valdosta State 0-1
16. Edinboro 1-0
17. West Chester 1-0
18. California 0-1
19. Catawba 1-0
20. Newberry 1-0
21. IUP 1-0
22. Nebraska-Omaha 1-0
23. Ashland 0-1
24. Saginaw Valley 1-0
25. Carson-Newman 0-1