Red Raiders Continue To Hold Sixth Spot In Coaches’ Poll

October 29, 2018

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Northwestern College held its spot in this week’s edition of the NAIA Football Coaches’ poll released earlier today.

The Red Raiders are sixth for the second consecutive week, receiving 291 points, and own a 7-1 overall record. They join three other GPAC teams in this week’s poll (Morningside-1, Midland -22, Dordt-RV).

There are no changes among the top two teams as Morningside and Marian continue to hold the top spots. Both unbeaten, Morningside received 15 of the 16 possible first place votes while the Knights earned the final first place vote. Bethel (Tenn.) jumped two spots from last week’s poll after defeating then-No.10 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) last weekend. Reinhardt (Ga.) and Grand View complete the top five teams.

2018 NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – Poll Eight (Oct. 29)

RANK LAST WEEK SCHOOL [1st Place Votes] RECORD FINAL POINTS

1 1 Morningside (Iowa) [15] 9-0 366

2 2 Marian (Ind.) [1] 8-0 352

3 5 Bethel (Tenn.) 9-0 330

4 3 Reinhardt (Ga.) 7-1 327

5 4 Grand View (Iowa) 7-1 308

6 6 Northwestern (Iowa) 7-1 291

7 7 Kansas Wesleyan 9-0 277

8 8 Benedictine (Kan.) 8-1 262

9 9 Saint Francis (Ind.) 7-2 247

10 11 Evangel (Mo.) 9-1 240

11 12 Langston (Okla.) 7-1 220

12 13 Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 7-2 216

13 14 Cumberlands (Ky.) 9-1 199

14 15 Baker (Kan.) 6-2 188

15 17 Concordia (Mich.) 7-2 174

16 19 Dickinson State (N.D.) 7-2 144

17 10 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 5-3 131

18 22 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 7-3 123

19 20 Georgetown (Ky.) 6-3 120

20 16 Montana Western 6-2 103

21 24 Avila (Mo.) 7-1 89

22 NR Midland (Neb.) 7-2 64

23 21 Siena Heights (Mich.) 6-2 51

24 18 Eastern Oregon 5-3 44

25 NR Ottawa (Kan.) 7-2 39

Dropped from the Top 25: Southern Oregon, Keiser (Fla.)

Others Receiving Votes: Ave Maria (Fla.) 18, Montana Tech 5, Dordt (Iowa) 4, College of Idaho 3