DSU moves up to No. 11 in NAIA poll

The Dickinson State football team jumped two spots to No. 11 in the NAIA coaches’ poll that was released Monday.

The Blue Hawks defeated Dakota State 31-7 last Saturday and face Jamestown College at 1:30 p.m. this Saturday in their homecoming game. The Blue Hawks will also be looking for the program’s 400th win in the game.

2010 NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – (Sept. 20)

RANK LAST WEEK SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2010 RECORD* TOTAL POINTS
1 1 University of Sioux Falls (S.D.) (13) 3-0 412
2 2 Lindenwood University (Mo.) (4) 3-0 405
3 3 Carroll College (Mont.) 3-0 386
4 4 Saint Xavier University (Ill.) (1) 4-0 372
5 5 Morningside College (Iowa) 3-0 354
6 6 MidAmerica Nazarene University (Kan.) 3-0 338
7 9 McPherson College (Kan.) 3-0 313
8 10 Walsh University (Ohio) 3-0 293
9 11 University of Saint Francis (Ind.) 2-0 273
10 11 Lambuth University (Tenn.) 2-1 269
11 13 Dickinson State University (N.D.) 3-0 260
12 8 Missouri Valley College 2-1 231
13 15 Marian University (Ind.) 3-0 229
14 14 McKendree University (Ill.) 3-1 195
15 7 Ottawa University (Kan.) 2-1 187
16 17 Benedictine College (Kan.) 3-0 165
17 19 Azusa Pacific University (Calif.) 3-0 164
18 21 Northwestern College (Iowa) 2-1 137
19 20 William Penn University (Iowa) 3-0 132
20 22 Langston University (Okla.) 1-1 117
21 25 Montana Tech 3-1 89
22 23 Hastings College (Neb.) 2-1 83
23 17 Saint Ambrose University (Iowa) 2-1 67
24 NR Southern Nazarene University (Okla.) 3-1 53
25 NR Sterling College (Kan.) 2-0 25

Others receiving votes:

Georgetown College (Ky.) 17; Dakota Wesleyan University (S.D.) 12; Kansas Wesleyan University 9; Cumberland University (Tenn.) 7; Friends University (Kan.) 5; Belhaven University (Miss.) 3; Webber International University (Fla.) 1; University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) 1; South Dakota Mines & Technology 1; Menlo College (Calif.) 1; Southern Oregon University 1.

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