September 16, 2009

Huskies Football Moves To 4th In National Poll

BLOOMSBURG- The Bloomsburg University football team has moved up to No. 4 in the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA)top 25 poll with the victory over Mercyhurst last Saturday.

The Huskies (3-0) are still ranked 5th in D2Football.com top 25 poll after week three.

Bloomsburg will travel to Kutztown (2-1) on Saturday, September 19th to play the Golden Bears, who are coming off of a 27-24 loss to Slippery Rock last Saturday.



AFCA Division II Coaches' Poll

RankSchool (1st votes) Rec. Pts. Prev. Last WeekNext Game
1. Grand Valley St. (Mich.) (25) 3-0 625 1 D. No. 16 Saginaw Valley St. (Mich.), 38-7 Sept. 19 at Ferris St. (Mich.)
2. Abilene Christian (Texas) 3-0 592 2 D. Texas A&M-Commerce, 20-14 OT Sept. 19 vs. Southeastern Oklahoma St.
3. North Alabama 3-0 577 3 D. Henderson St. (Ark.), 43-26 Sept. 19 vs. West Georgia
4. Bloomsburg (Pa.) 3-0 541 5 D. Mercyhurst (Pa.), 17-7 Sept. 19 at Kutztown (Pa.)
5. Central Washington 3-0 526 6 D. West Texas A&M, 34-10 Sept. 19 vs. Azusa Pacific
6. Northwest Missouri St. 2-1 510 7 D. No. 4 Pittsburg St. (Kan.), 30-10 Sept. 19 vs. Nebraska-Omaha
7. Minnesota St.-Mankato 3-0 432 8 D. Mary (N.D.), 35-14 Sept. 19 vs. No. 20 Wayne St. (Neb.)
8. Minnesota-Duluth 2-1 418 9 D. Southwest Minnesota St., 34-27 Sept. 19 vs. No. 25 Augustana (S.D.)
9. Delta St. (Miss.) 1-1 392 10 D. Arkansas-Monticello, 42-3 Sept. 19 vs. Harding (Ark.)
10. Texas A&M-Kingsville 3-0 388 11 D. No. 24 Central Oklahoma, 46-17 Sept. 19 vs. Northeastern St. (Okla.)
11. Pittsburg St. (Kan.) 2-1 355 4 Lost to No. 7 Northwest Missouri St., 30-10 Sept. 19 at No. 12 Central Missouri
12. Central Missouri 3-0 320 13 D. Emporia St. (Kan.), 24-21 Sept. 19 vs. No. 11 Pittsburg St. (Kan.)
13. Albany St. (Ga.) 3-0 301 12 D. Stillman (Ala.), 34-8 Sept. 26 vs. Benedict (S.C.)
14. Catawba (N.C.) 3-0 262 17 D. Livingstone (N.C.), 51-0 Sept. 26 vs. Mars Hill (N.C.)
15. Chadron St. (Neb.) 2-1 258 15 D. Adams St. (Colo.), 24-21 Sept. 19 vs. Colorado St.-Pueblo
16. Valdosta St. (Ga.) 1-1 230 18 D. Southern Arkansas, 32-7 Sept. 19 at Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)
17. Tuskegee (Ala.) 2-1 211 14 D. Fort Valley St. (Ga.), 22-15 Sept. 19 vs. Clark Atlanta (Ga.)
18. Ashland (Ohio) 2-1 183 19 D. Michigan Tech, 34-28 Sept. 19 at Tiffin (Ohio)
19. Tarleton St. (Texas) 3-0 178 22 D. East Central (Okla.), 41-2 Sept. 19 at Central Oklahoma
20. Wayne St. (Neb.) 3-0 157 23 D. St. Cloud State (Minn.), 41-20 Sept. 19 at No. 7 Minnesota St.-Mankato
21. Indiana (Pa.) 3-0 136 24t D. Millersville (Pa.), 17-3 Sept. 19 at Mercyhurst (Pa.)
22. Washburn (Kan.) 3-0 113 NR D. Missouri Southern St., 54-31 Sept. 19 at Missouri Western St.
23. Saginaw Valley St. (Mich.) 2-1 88 16 Lost to No. 1 Grand Valley St. (Mich.), 38-7 Sept. 19 vs. Northwood (Mich.)
24. Midwestern St. (Texas) 3-0 69 NR D. Northeastern St. (Okla.), 52-3 Sept. 19 at Incarnate Word (Texas)
25. Augustana (S.D.) 3-0 66 NR D. Minnesota-Crookston, 49-0 Sept. 19 at No. 8 Minnesota-Duluth



D2Football.com Media Poll

Rank Team Record
1 Grand Valley 3-0
2 Abilene Christian 3-0
3 North Alabama 3-0
4 Central Washington 3-0
5 Bloomsburg 3-0
6 Northwest Missouri 2-1
7 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3-0
8 Minnesota State 3-0
9 Minnesota-Duluth 2-1
10 Pittsburg State 2-1
11 Delta State 1-1
12 Catawba 3-0
13 IUP 3-0
14 Valdosta State 1-1
15 Ashland 2-1
16 Chadron State 2-1
17 Wayne State (Ne) 3-0
18 Central Missouri 3-0
19 Tarleton State 3-0
20 Newberry 1-1
21 Saginaw Valley 2-1
22 Albany State 3-0
23 Tuskegee 2-1
24 Missouri Western 3-0
25 Washburn 3-0