The St. Cloud State football team came in at No. 20 in this week’s AFCA Division II coaches poll.
The Huskies made their season debut in the poll last week at No. 23. SCSU went up this week thanks to Saturday’s 34-3 demolition of Concordia-St. Paul Saturday night in St. Paul.
MSU-Mankato stayed at No. 2 with its big win at Minnesota-Duluth Saturday. The Bulldogs fell down to No. 13 in the poll with the loss.
Valdosta State (Ga.) remained at the top at No. 1 after a win Saturday.
Here is the complete poll:
2013 American Football Coaches Association Division II Coaches’ Poll – September 23, 2013
|Rank||School (1st votes)||Rec.||Pts.||Prev.||Week Two||Next Game|
|1.||Valdosta St. (Ga.) (29)||2-0||793||1||D. Shorter (Ga.), 41-0||Sept. 28 vs. Angelo St. (Texas)|
|2.||Minnesota St.-Mankato (2)||3-0||766||2||D. No. 7 Minnesota-Duluth, 21-17||Sept. 28 vs. Northern St. (S.D.)|
|3.||Northwest Missouri St.||3-0||723||3||D. Fort Hays St. (Kan.), 49-14||Sept. 28 vs. Nebraska-Kearney|
|4.||West Texas A&M||3-0||692||4||D. Texas A&M-Commerce, 62-28||Sept. 28 at Texas A&M-Kingsville|
|5.||Colorado St.-Pueblo (1)||3-0||676||5||D. Western New Mexico, 44-7||Sept. 28 at Adams St. (Colo.)|
|6.||Missouri Western St.||3-0||647||6||D. Nebraska-Kearney, 31-19||Sept. 28 vs. Fort Hays St. (Kan.)|
|7.||Indiana (Pa.)||3-0||581||8||D. Seton Hill (Pa.), 26-0||Sept. 28 vs. California (Pa.)|
|8.||Henderson St. (Ark.)||3-0||553||9||D. Southeastern Oklahoma St., 44-35||Sept. 28 vs. East Central (Okla.)|
|9.||Grand Valley St. (Mich.)||3-0||544||10||D. Tiffin (Ohio), 42-17||Sept. 28 at Ohio Dominican|
|10.||Carson-Newman (Tenn.)||3-0||493||11||D. Brevard (N.C.), 41-14||Sept. 28 vs. Catawba (N.C.)|
|11.||Bloomsburg (Pa.)||3-0||450||13||D. Kutztown (Pa.), 31-12||Sept. 28 vs. Lock Haven (Pa.)|
|12.||Pittsburg St. (Kan.)||3-0||449||14||D. Southwest Baptist (Mo.), 59-7||Sept. 28 at Lincoln (Mo.)|
|13.||Minnesota-Duluth||2-1||400||7||Lost to No. 2 Minnesota St.-Mankato, 21-17||Sept. 28 at Wayne St. (Neb.)|
|14.||Shepherd (W.Va.)||3-0||370||15||D. Urbana (Ohio), 28-21||Sept. 28 at West Virginia Wesleyan|
|15.||West Alabama||2-1||321||16||D. Florida Tech, 45-3||Sept. 28 vs. Concordia (Ala.)|
|16.||North Carolina-Pembroke||3-0||315||18||D. Shaw (N.C.), 41-20||Sept. 28 vs. Wingate (N.C.)|
|17.||Winston-Salem St. (N.C.)||2-1||256||19||D. No. 17 Tuskegee (Ala.), 35-13||Sept. 28 at Virginia Union|
|18.||Washburn (Kan.)||3-0||232||22||D. Northeastern St. (Okla.), 48-3||Sept. 28 vs. Central Oklahoma|
|19.||West Chester (Pa.)||3-0||227||20||D. Millersville (Pa.), 48-3||Sept. 28 vs. Kutztown (Pa.)|
|20.||St. Cloud State (Minn.)||3-0||172||23||D. Concordia-St. Paul (Minn.), 34-3||Sept. 28 vs. Augustana (S.D.)|
|21.||Chadron St. (Neb.)||2-1||149||21||D. Colorado Mesa, 30-24||Sept. 28 at Western St. (Colo.)|
|22.||Indianapolis (Ind.)||2-1||146||12||Lost to Drake (Iowa), 31-14||Sept. 28 at Hillsdale (Mich.)|
|23.||Midwestern St. (Texas)||1-1||88||25||D. West Georgia, 38-28||Sept. 28 at Texas A&M-Commerce|
|24.||Emporia St. (Kan.)||3-0||72||NR||D. Central Oklahoma, 54-38||Sept. 28 vs. Northeastern St. (Okla.)|
|25.||Tarleton St. (Texas)||2-0||58||NR||D. Angelo St. (Texas), 38-34||Sept. 28 vs. Abilene Christian (Texas)|
Dropped Out: Tuskegee (Ala.) (17), North Alabama (24)
Others Receiving Votes: California (Pa.), 48; Texas A&M-Kingsville, 38; Tuskegee (Ala.), 37; Colorado School of Mines, 21; New Haven (Conn.), 17; Missouri Southern St., 16; Michigan Tech, 14; North Greenville (S.C.), 14; Ohio Dominican, 5; Stonehill (Mass.), 5; Delta St. (Miss.), 4; Shaw (N.C.), 3; Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.), 2; Ferris St. (Mich.), 1; Newberry (S.C.), 1; Simon Fraser (B.C.), 1.