4-0 Raiders Remains at No. 2 in NAIA Week 2 Coaches' Poll

September 21, 2021 7:56am

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Northwestern College football team (4-0, 3-0 GPAC) remains ranked No. 2 in the second regular season installment of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Coaches' Poll.

The Raiders picked up 400 points in this week's poll, while the defending national champions Lindsey Wilson Blue Raiders (2-0, 0-0 MSC) picked up 17 of the 18 available first-place votes, garnering 418 total points.

Three Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) members remain ranked this week. Both Northwestern and Morningside hold steady at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. Dordt drops on spot from No. 19 a week ago to No. 20 this week. The Mustangs also received one first-place vote.

RANK LAST WEEK SCHOOL [FIRST-PLACE VOTES] RECORD FINAL POINTS

1 1 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) [17] 2-0 418

2 2 Northwestern (Iowa) 4-0 400

3 3 Morningside (Iowa) [1] 3-0 388

4 4 Grand View (Iowa) 4-0 370

5 5 Concordia (Mich.) 2-0 354

6 7 Reinhardt (Ga.) 2-1 331

7 8 Keiser (Fla.) 1-1 314

8 9 Marian (Ind.) 2-1 307

9 11 Georgetown (Ky.) 2-0 292

10 12 Baker (Kan.) 3-1 275

11 13 Eastern Oregon 2-0 259

12 16 Kansas Wesleyan 3-0 231

13 14 Saint Francis (Ind.) 1-0 220

14 25 Indiana Wesleyan 2-0 197

15 15 Avila (Mo.) 3-0 193

16 18 Ottawa (Ariz.) 3-0 165

17 6 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 1-1 147

18 10 Bethel (Kan.) 2-1 137

19 16 Roosevelt (Ill.) 1-1 118

20 21 Valley City State (N.D.) 3-0 103

20 19 Dordt (Iowa) 2-1 103

22 20 Southwestern (Kan.) 3-0 100

23 23 Montana Western 3-1 84

24 22 Arizona Christian 2-1 55

25 NR Faulkner (Ala.) 3-0 38

Dropped from the poll: Rocky Mountain (Mont.)

Receiving Votes: Culver-Stockton (Mo.) 19; College of Idaho 16; Cumberlands (Ky.) 11