2015 AFCA Division II Top 25 Poll: Week 1 Final

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WACO, TEX – Minnesota State prevailed in this season’s first big matchup, edging past then-No. 3 Minnesota-Duluth, 20-17, to hold onto their No. 1 spot in the AFCA Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. The Mavericks garned 24 first-place votes this week, while No. 2 Colorado State-Pueblo received six first-place nods after their 41-14 victory over Central Washington. West Georgia and Northwest Missouri State moved up to third and fourth, respectively, and each received one first-place vote, while Pittsburg State (Kan.) jumped two spots to No. 5 after its 38-14 win over Northeastern State (Okla.). There are two Top 25 matchups in the second week of action as No. 7 Ohio Dominican plays host to No. 20 Grand Valley State (Mich.) and No. 10 Delta State (Miss.) travels to No. 18 Texas A&M-Commerce.

2015 American Football Coaches Association Division II Coaches’ Poll — Sept. 7, 2015


TEAM
PTS. PREV
1. Minnesota State (24) (1-0) 790 1
2. CSU-Pueblo (6) (1-0) 773 2
3. West Georgia (1) (1-0) 722 4
4. NW Missouri State (1) (1-0) 703 5
5. Pittsburg State (1-0) 636 7
6. Ferris State (0-0) 621 6
7. Ohio Dominican (1-0) 599 8
8. Lenoir-Rhyne (1-0) 546 10
9. Minnesota-Duluth (0-1) 531 3
10. Delta State (1-0) 480 14
11. Ouachita Baptist (1-0) 475 12
12. Angelo State (1-0) 463 13
13. North Alabama (1-0) 401 15
14. Valdosta State (1-0) 387 16
15. Sioux Falls (1-0) 364 17
16. Colorado School of Mines (1-0) 295 18
17. Azusa Pacific (1-0) 286 19
18. Texas A&M-Commerce (1-0) 231 22
19. Harding (1-0) 204 21
20. Grand Valley State (1) (1-0) 143 24
21. Slippery Rock (1-0) 107 25
22. Concord (0-1) 94 9
23. Indianapolis (1-0) 77 NR
24. Ashland (1-0) 64 NR
25. Shepherd (1-0) 60 NR

() – Denotes first-place votes; () – Denotes current record

Also receiving votes: Tuskegee (Ala.), 56; Michigan Tech, 50; North Carolina-Pembroke, 39; Bloomsburg (Pa.), 36; Midwestern St. (Texas), 35; Central Missouri, 22; Carson-Newman (Tenn.), 21; Newberry (S.C.), 14; West Chester (Pa.), 13; Henderson St. (Ark.), 12; Tarleton St. (Texas), 12; California (Pa.), 10; LIU-Post (N.Y.), 6; Virginia Union, 5; Gannon (Pa.), 4; Charleston (W.Va.), 3; Humboldt St. (Calif.), 3; Stonehill (Mass.), 3; Fort Hays St. (Kan.), 2; Bowie St. (Md.), 1; St. Cloud State (Minn.), 1.
Dropped Out: Bloomsburg (Pa.) (11), Winston-Salem St. (N.C.) (20), West Chester (Pa.) (23)

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