Lenoir-Rhyne Stays at No. 7, Wingate Drops to No. 18 in latest AFCA Division II Poll

Lenoir-Rhyne Stays at No. 7, Wingate Drops to No. 18 in latest AFCA Division II Poll

After nine weeks of the NCAA Division II football season, the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears and Wingate Bulldogs remain ranked in the latest AFCA Division II Coaches Poll. 

The Bears stayed No. 7 after a 20-13 win over Wingate, while Wingate dropped to No. 18.

2019 American Football Coaches Association Division II Coaches' Poll – November 4, 2019

Rank School (1st votes) Rec. Pts. Prev. Week 5 Next Game
1 Valdosta St. (Ga.) (29) 8-0 773 1 Idle Nov. 9 vs. No. 20 West Florida
2 Ferris St. (Mich.) (1) 9-0 741 2 D. Michigan Tech, 52-0 Nov. 9 vs. No. 14 Grand Valley St. (Mich.)
3 Tarleton St. (Texas) (1) 9-0 689 4 D. Midwestern St. (Texas), 66-7 Nov. 9 at William Jewell (Mo.)
4 Minnesota St. 9-0 683 3 D. Wayne St. (Neb.), 62-7 Nov. 9 at Sioux Falls (S.D.)
5 Ouachita Baptist (Ark.) 9-0 642 5 D. Southern Arkansas, 38-21 Nov. 9 vs. Arkansas-Monticello
6 Notre Dame (Ohio) 9-0 598 6 D. Frostburg St. (Md.), 35-13 Nov. 9 vs. Glenville St. (W.Va.)
7 Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.) 9-0 581 7 D. No. 12 Wingate (N.C.), 20-13 Nov. 9 vs. North Carolina-Pembroke
8 Colorado School of Mines 9-0 562 9 D. South Dakota Mines, 49-28 Nov. 9 vs. Dixie St. (Utah)
9 Slippery Rock (Pa.) 9-0 522 10 D. California (Pa.), 31-28 Nov. 9 at Gannon (Pa.)
10 Central Missouri 9-0 495 11 D. Nebraska-Kearney, 47-40 Nov. 9 vs. Lincoln (Mo.)
11 Colorado St.-Pueblo 8-1 434 13 D. Fort Lewis (Colo.), 21-13 Nov. 9 vs. Black Hills St. (S.D.)
12 Northwest Missouri St. 8-1 407 14 D. Northeastern St. (Okla.), 79-0 Nov. 9 at Fort Hays St. (Kan.)
13 Bowie St. (Md.) 9-0 372 15 D. Lincoln (Pa.), 65-20 Nov. 9 at Elizabeth City St. (N.C.)
14 Grand Valley St. (Mich.) 8-1 355 16 D. William Jewell (Mo.), 63-10 Nov. 9 at No. 2 Ferris St. (Mich.)
15 Kutztown (Pa.) 9-0 342 17 D. No. 22 West Chester (Pa.), 30-17 Nov. 9 vs. Millersville (Pa.)
16 Harding (Ark.) 8-1 319 18 D. East Central (Okla.), 56-20 Nov. 9 at Southeastern Oklahoma St.
17 Indianapolis (Ind.) 7-1 264 8 Lost to Lindenwood (Mo.), 34-27 Nov. 9 vs. No. 23 Truman St. (Mo.)
18 Wingate (N.C.) 8-1 263 12 Lost to No. 7 Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.), 20-13 Nov. 9 vs. Newberry (S.C.)
19 Indiana (Pa.) 8-1 228 19 D. Seton Hill (Pa.), 50-23 Nov. 9 vs. Edinboro (Pa.)
20 West Florida 7-1 217 20 D. North Greenville (S.C.), 17-14 Nov. 9 at No. 1 Valdosta St. (Ga.)
21 Angelo St. (Texas) 8-1 188 21 D. Adams St. (Colo.), 41-21 Nov. 9 at Eastern New Mexico
22 Henderson St. (Ark.) 8-1 136 23 D. Arkansas-Monticello, 27-20 Nov. 9 vs. Southern Arkansas
23 Truman St. (Mo.) 8-1 82 25 D. McKendree (Ill.), 45-17 Nov. 9 at No. 17 Indianapolis (Ind.)
24 Texas A&M-Commerce 6-2 74 24 D. West Texas A&M, 34-20 Nov. 9 vs. Texas-Permian Basin
25 Tiffin (Ohio) 7-1 28 NR Idle Nov. 9 vs. Hillsdale (Mich.)

Dropped Out: West Chester (Pa.) (22)

Others Receiving Votes: West Chester (Pa.), 25; Missouri Western St., 19; Sioux Falls (S.D.), 11; Fort Hays St. (Kan.), 10; Virginia Union, 7; Carson-Newman (Tenn.), 4; Dixie St. (Utah), 2; Assumption (Mass.), 1; Shepherd (W.Va.), 1.