September 10, 2009

Huskies Football Moves Up in National Polls

BLOOMSBURG- The Bloomsburg University football team has moved up to No. 5 in both the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and D2Football.com top 25 polls with the victory over nationally-ranked California (PA) last Saturday.

The Huskies (2-0) were ranked 6th in both the AFCA and D2Football.com top 25 polls after week one. California was ranked 17th and 18th, respectively. With the loss, the Vulcans have fallen out of both polls.

Bloomsburg will travel to Mercyhurst (1-1) on Saturday, September 12th to play the Lakers, who are coming off of a 45-14 win over Cheyney last Saturday.



AFCA Division II Coaches' Poll

Rank School (1st votes) Rec. Pts. Prev.
1. Grand Valley St. (Mich.) (25) 2-0 625 1
2. Abilene Christian (Texas) 2-0 589 3
3. North Alabama 2-0 571 4
4. Pittsburg St. (Kan.) 2-0 556 5
5. Bloomsburg (Pa.) 2-0 524 6
6. Central Washington 2-0 499 9
7. Northwest Missouri St. 1-1 459 8
8. Minnesota St.-Mankato 2-0 386 10
9. Minnesota-Duluth 1-1 361 2
10. Delta St. (Miss.) 0-1 344 11
11. Texas A&M-Kingsville 2-0 315 18
12. Albany St. (Ga.) 2-0 315 16
13. Central Missouri 2-0 298 19
14. Tuskegee (Ala.) 1-1 276 12
15. Chadron St. (Neb.) 1-1 272 7
16. Saginaw Valley St. (Mich.) 2-0 221 24
17. Catawba (N.C.) 2-0 187 25
18. Valdosta St. (Ga.) 0-1 171 20
19. Ashland (Ohio) 1-1 148 23
20. Winona St. (Minn.) 2-0 144 NR
21. West Chester (Pa.) 1-1 142 14
22. Tarleton St. (Texas) 2-0 82 NR
23. Wayne St. (Neb.) 2-0 79 NR
24t. Central Oklahoma 1-1 63 NR
24t. Indiana (Pa.) 2-0 63 NR



D2Football.com Media Poll

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