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UNA Moves up in National Rankings

WACO, Texas -- The University of North Alabama football team climbed four spots this week to rank 20th in the latest American Football Coaches Association NCAA Division II poll.

The Lions, now 7-2 overall and riding a six-game winning streak, were ranked No. 24 last week.

UNA trounced Florida Tech 55-28 last Saturday and will now close out its regular season on the road in Stephenville, Texas against Lone Star Conference champion Tarleton State. 


AMERICAN FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION
November 11, 2013 NCAA Division II Poll

Rank   School (1st votes)                         Rec.    Pts.     Prev.       Week Nine                                                   Next Game
    1.     Minnesota St.-Mankato (21)     10-0     787      1                D. Sioux Falls (S.D.), 52-17                        Nov. 16 at Upper Iowa
     2.     Northwest Missouri St. (10)       10-0     777      2                D. No. 10 Emporia St. (Kan.), 48-21     Nov. 16 at No. 19 Missouri Western
     3.     Colorado St.-Pueblo (1)             10-0     734      3                D. New Mexico Highlands, 47-21                  Nov. 16 vs. Western St. (Colo.)
     4.     Henderson St. (Ark.)                  10-0     696      4                D. Southern Arkansas, 66-24                      Nov. 16 at Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)
     5.     Minnesota-Duluth                       9-1       653      5                D. Mary (N.D.), 32-14                                 Nov. 16 at Northern St. (S.D.)
     6.     Pittsburg St. (Kan.)                      9-1       621      6                D. Lindenwood (Mo.), 41-6                          Nov. 16 vs. Missouri Southern St.
     7.     Shepherd (W.Va.)                     9-0       619      7                D. West Virginia St., 47-0                           Nov. 16 at Concord (W.Va.)
     8.     Ohio Dominican                          9-0       587      9                D. Lake Erie (Ohio), 62-21                           Nov. 16 at Malone (Ohio)
     9.     Winston-Salem St. (N.C.)           9-1       540      11             D. Fayetteville St. (N.C.), 28-14                 Nov. 16 vs. No. 22 Virginia St.
    10.   North Carolina-Pembroke            8-1       466      14             D. Valdosta St. (Ga.), 34-29                     Nov. 16 vs. Virginia-Lynchburg
    11.   Indianapolis (Ind.)                    9-1       454      13             D. Quincy (Ill.), 33-7                                  Nov. 16 vs. Truman St. (Mo.)
    12.   Bloomsburg (Pa.)                       9-1       401      16             D. No. 8 West Chester (Pa.), 31-28      Nov. 16 vs. No. 18 Slippery Rock
    13.   St. Cloud State (Minn.)               9-1       372      17             D. Minot St. (N.D.), 38-14                             Nov. 16 vs. Minnesota St.-Moorhead
    14.   Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.)                9-1       367      18             D. Alderson Broaddus (W.Va.), 62-24           Nov. 16 at Catawba (N.C.)
    15.   Saginaw Valley St. (Mich.)      9-1       335      19             D. Northern Michigan, 52-17                           Nov. 16 at Grand Valley St. (Mich.)
    16.   Emporia St. (Kan.)                    8-1       319      10             Lost to No. 2 Northwest Missouri St., 48-21 Nov. 16 vs. No. 23 Washburn (Kan.)
    17.   West Chester (Pa.)                   9-1       304      8                Lost to No. 16 Bloomsburg (Pa.), 31-28      Nov. 16 vs. Clarion (Pa.)
    18.   Slippery Rock (Pa.)                    9-1       286      20             D. Seton Hill (Pa.), 55-21                             Nov. 16 at No. 12 Bloomsburg (Pa.)
    19.   Missouri Western St.                   8-2       221      22             D. No. 15 Washburn (Kan.), 34-31     Nov. 16 vs. No. 2 NW Missouri St.
    20.   North Alabama                         7-2       170      24             D. Florida Tech, 55-28                                 Nov. 16 at Tarleton St. (Texas)
    21.   Carson-Newman (Tenn.)             8-2       159      25t            D. No. 21 Newberry (S.C.), 52-31                 Nov. 16 at Wingate (N.C.)
    22.   Virginia St.                               9-1       98         25t            D. Virginia Union, 46-3                      Nov. 16 vs. No. 9 Winston-Salem St.
    23.   Washburn (Kan.)                       8-2       96         15             Lost to No. 22 Missouri Western 34-31        Nov. 16 at No. 16 Emporia St.
    24.   Midwestern St. (Texas)             7-2       94         12             Lost to Eastern New Mexico, 40-21          Nov. 16 vs. No. 25 West Texas A&M
    25.   West Texas A&M                      8-2       58         NR            D. West Georgia, 63-23                     Nov. 16 vs. No. 24 Midwestern St.
 
Dropped Out: Newberry (S.C.) (21), Tuskegee (Ala.) (23)
 
Others Receiving Votes: Delta St. (Miss.), 44; Indiana (Pa.), 32; Chadron St. (Neb.), 25; Azusa Pacific (Calif.), 17; Newberry (S.C.), 15; West Alabama, 13; American International (Mass.), 12; Tarleton St. (Texas), 9; Tuskegee (Ala.), 5; Stonehill (Mass.), 4; Harding (Ark.), 4; Colorado Mines, 2; Grand Valley St. (Mich.), 2; Ouachita Baptist (Ark.), 2.

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