WESTMONT, Ill. - The Newberry College Indians are ranked in No. 12 in the Don Hansen's Football Gazette Division II Top 40 poll, which was released today. Newberry (2-0) defeated Bowie State, 41-7, behind Alex Haynes' 255-yard rushing effort.
This is the first Football Gazette poll of the season, and the Indians are the highest ranked South Atlantic Conference team in the poll. Carson-Newman is 19th in the poll, while Catawba comes in at 24th and Wingate is 31st.
Newberry hits the road for the first time this season for a Thursday night primetime matchup against North Greenville University. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:07 p.m., and will be televised on Charter Cable channel 10 in Spartanburg, Greenville and Anderson.
The complete Football Gazette poll can be viewed by clicking here.