Football Huskies Back Up to No. 20 in National Poll

Football Huskies Back Up to No. 20 in National Poll

[Courtesy of MichiganTechHuskies.com]

HOUGHTON, Mich. — Michigan Tech moved up two spots to No. 20 in the D2Football.com poll and remained at No. 22 in the American Football Coaches Association poll this week.

The Huskies are coming off a thrilling 39-38 overtime victory over Tiffin last Saturday (Oct. 31). The Black and Gold have put together a 6-2 record on the season with three one-point wins.

Michigan Tech will play its third road game against a top 20-ranked opponent in a four-week span on Saturday (Nov. 7) when it travels to No. 5 Ashland. Tech and AU are two of four nationally-ranked teams from the GLIAC. Ferris State (No. 2 D2Football.com poll, No. 3 AFCA poll) and Grand Valley State (17/17) are the others.

The Huskies have been ranked since Sept. 7 and as high as No. 9 (Oct. 12 in the D2Football.com poll).

Saturday’s Tech-Ashland game is scheduled to kick off at 1 p.m.

Ranking by week • AFCA • D2Football.com
Aug. 25 • RV • NR
Sept. 7 • RV • 22
Sept. 14 • RV • 20
Sept. 21 • 21 • 15
Sept. 28 • T-18 • 14
Oct. 5 • 14 • 11
Oct. 12 • 12 • 9
Oct. 19 • 17 • 16
Oct. 26 • 22 • 22
Nov. 2 • 22 • 20

AFCA Division II Coaches Poll
1 West Georgia 9-0
2 Northwest Missouri 9-0
3 Ferris State 8-0
4 CSU-Pueblo 8-1
5 Ashland 9-0
6 Shepherd 8-0
7 Minnesota State 8-1
8 Sioux Falls 8-1
9 Henderson State 8-1
10 Slippery Rock 8-1
11 Midwestern State 8-1
12 Texas A&M-Commerce 7-2
13 Humboldt State 7-1
14 Emporia State 8-1
14 Tuskegee 8-1
16 Colorado Mesa 8-1
17 Grand Valley 7-2
18 Indianapolis 8-1
19 North Alabama 6-2
20 Charleston 8-1
21 Colorado Mines 7-2
22 Michigan Tech 6-2
23 Valdosta State 6-2
24 Central Missouri 7-2
25 Bowie State 8-1

D2Football.com Poll
1 West Georgia 9-0
2 Ferris State 8-0
3 Northwest Missouri 9-0
4 CSU-Pueblo 8-1
5 Ashland 9-0
6 Minnesota State 8-1
7 Sioux Falls 8-1
8 Shepherd 8-0
9 Texas A&M-Commerce 7-2
10 Slippery Rock 8-1
11 North Alabama 6-2
12 Midwestern State 8-1
13 Tuskegee 8-1
14 Humboldt State 7-1
15 Central Missouri 7-2
16 Emporia State 8-1
17 Grand Valley 7-2
18 Henderson State 8-1
19 Valdosta State 6-2
20 Michigan Tech 6-2
21 Assumption 8-1
22 Colorado Mesa 8-1
23 Minnesota Duluth 6-3
24 Colorado Mines 7-2
25 Charleston 8-1