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Northwestern unanimous #1 in NAIA poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Heading into Homecoming weekend on campus, the Northwestern College football team (5-0, 4-0 GPAC) will remain No. 1 in the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for the fourth-straight regular season poll. Northwestern has now been ranked inside the top-5 for the 29th-straight poll.

The NAIA top-remains the same from last week with no changes. Northwestern at No. 1, Grand View at No. 2, and Morningside at No. 3, Indiana Wesleyan slides No. 4, and Marian (Ind.) at No. 5.

In the GPAC, along with Northwestern and Morningside, the Dordt Defenders hold steady at No. 14 after a 4-0 start to the season and a 61-21 road win at Hastings.

RANKLAST TIMESCHOOL [FIRST-PLACE VOTES]RECORDPOINTS
11Northwestern (Iowa) [18]5-0418
22Grand View (Iowa)5-0401
33Morningside (Iowa)5-0387
44Indiana Wesleyan5-0368
55Marian (Ind.)4-0352
66Bethel (Tenn.)5-0339
78Southwestern (Kan.)6-0305
89Carroll (Mont.)5-0300
97Keiser (Fla.)2-2299
1010Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)4-1269
1111Montana Tech4-1260
1212College of Idaho4-1234
1315Concordia (Mich.)4-0219
1414Dordt (Iowa)4-0216
1516Saint Xavier (Ill.)3-2186
1617St. Thomas (Fla.)3-2156
1713St. Francis (Ill.)4-1152
1818Evangel (Mo.)6-0147
1920Georgetown (Ky.)2-1113
2021Texas Wesleyan4-1106
2122Benedictine (Kan.)4-286
2223Dickinson State (N.D.)4-179
2319Cumberlands (Ky.)4-157
2424Reinhardt (Ga.)2-255
2525OUAZ (Ariz.)4-147

Dropped From Top 25: None

Receiving Votes: Montana Western 32; Louisiana Christian 20; MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 11; Baker (Kan.) 6; Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 5

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