Huskies Moving Up in the D2 Polls

Huskies Moving Up in the D2 Polls

HOUGHTON, Mich. — Michigan Tech moved up No. 15 in the D2Football.com poll and jumped into the American Football Coaches Association poll at No. 21 this week.

Tech climbed five spots in the D2Football.com poll from its No. 20 position a week ago. The Huskies earned a 35-21 road victory at Saginaw Valley State last Saturday (Sept. 19) to improve to 3-0 on the year.

Four GLIAC teams are ranked in the D2Football.com poll: Ferris State (No. 2), Michigan Tech (No. 15), Ashland (No. 20) and Grand Valley State (No. 25). Only two appear in the AFCA poll: Ferris State (No. 4) and Tech (No. 21).

Michigan Tech will square off against rival Northern Michigan on Saturday (Sept. 26) night in the annual Miner’s Cup game. Kickoff at Sherman Field is set for 7 p.m.

Ranking by week • AFCA • D2Football.com
Aug. 25 • RV • NR
Sept. 7 • RV • 22
Sept. 14 • RV • 20
Sept. 21 • 21 • 15

(RV-Received Votes; NR-Not Ranked)

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

AFCA Coaches Poll
1 Minnesota State    3-0
2 West Georgia (2)    3-0
3 Northwest Missouri     3-0
4 Ferris State    2-0
5 Delta State    3-0
6 Angelo State    3-0
7 Sioux Falls     3-0
8 North Alabama    2-0
9 Valdosa State    2-0
10 CSU-Pueblo    2-1
11 Colorado Mines    3-0
12 Harding    3-0
13 Ashland    3-0
14 Slippery Rock    3-0
15 Pittsburg State    2-1
16 Shepherd    3-0
17 Humboldt State    3-0
18 Tuskegee    3-0
19 Concord    2-1
20 Texas A&M-Commerce    2-1
21 Michigan Tech    3-0
22 Lenoir-Rhyne    2-1
23 Midwestern State    3-0
24 Ouachita Baptist    2-1
25 Minnesota Duluth    1-2

(COURTESY MTU ATHLETICS)