Huskies move up in two different polls

Huskies move up in two different polls

HOUGHTON, Mich. — Michigan Tech is ranked No. 14 in the D2Football.com poll and No. 18 in the American Football Coaches Association poll this week. The Huskies own a 4-0 record on the season.

Tech climbed moved up just one spot in the D2Football.com poll from its No. 15 position a week ago. It surged three spots in the AFCA poll.

The Huskies earned 24-23 victory over arch rival Northern Michigan last Saturday (Sept. 26) to retain the Miner’s Cup for a sixth straight season.

Once again, four GLIAC teams are ranked in the D2Football.com poll: Ferris State (No. 2), Michigan Tech (No. 14), Ashland (No. 19) and Grand Valley State (No. 24). Three appear in the AFCA poll: Ferris State (No. 4), Ashland (No. 13) and Tech (Tied for No. 18).

Michigan Tech will be idle this week before hosting Northwood for Homecoming on Oct. 10.

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

(RV-Received Votes; NR-Not Ranked)

D2Football.com Poll
1.    Minnesota State  4-0
2.    Ferris State  3-0
3.    West Georgia  4-0
4.    Sioux Falls  4-0
5.    Northwest Missouri  4-0
6.    Delta State  4-0
7.    CSU-Pueblo  3-1
8.    North Alabama  3-0
9.    Valdosta State  3-0
10.    Angelo State  4-0
11.    Colorado Mines  4-0
12.    Pittsburg State  3-1
13.    Harding  4-0
14.    Michigan Tech  4-0
15.    Minnesota Duluth  2-2
16.    Shepherd  4-0
17.    Texas A&M-Commerce  3-1
18.    Lenoir-Rhyne  3-1
19.    Ashland  4-0
20.    Humboldt State  3-0
21.    Emporia State  4-0
22.    Concord  3-1
23.    Ouachita Baptist  3-1
24.    Grand Valley  3-1
25.    Central Missouri  2-2

AFCA Poll
1.     Minnesota State  4-0
2.     West Georgia  4-0
3.     Northwest Missouri State  4-0
4.     Ferris State (Mich.)  3-0
5.     Delta St. (Miss.)  4-0
6.     Angelo St. (Texas)  4-0
7.     Sioux Falls (S.D.)  4-0
8.     North Alabama  3-0
9.     Valdosta St. (Ga.)  3-0
10.   Colorado St.-Pueblo  3-1
11.   Colorado School of Mines  4-0
12.   Harding (Ark.)  4-0
13.   Ashland (Ohio)  4-0
14.   Shepherd (W.Va.)  4-0
15.   Pittsburg St. (Kan.)  3-1
16.   Humboldt St. (Calif.)  3-0
17.   Tuskegee (Ala.)  4-0
18t.   Michigan Tech  4-0
18t.   Texas A&M-Commerce  3-1
20.   Midwestern St. (Texas)  4-0
21.   Concord (W.Va.)  3-1
22.   Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.)  3-1
23.   Emporia St. (Kan.)  4-0
24.   Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)  3-1
25.   Minnesota-Duluth  2-2

(COURTESY MTU ATHLETICS)