Indians stay at seventh spot in Southeast Region rankings
Monday, November 5, 2007

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Newberry College Indians are ranked seventh in the NCAA Division II Southeast Region football rankings for the second consecutive week, it was announced today.

Newberry (8-2, 4-2 SAC) wrapped up its South Atlantic Conference slate with a 24-0 shutout of Lenoir-Rhyne to win the Bishops Trophy last week. It was the first time the Indians shut out the Bears since 1953.

Gulf South Conference teams Valdosta State, North Alabama and Delta State top the region rankings, while SAC squads Catawba and Carson-Newman come in at fourth and fifth. The SIAC's Albany State holds the sixth spot.

Virginia Union from the CIAA is in eighth, with Fort Valley State ninth and Morehouse 10th.

The Indians wrap up the regular season on Saturday at 7 p.m. as they welcom the Tornados of Brevard College to Setzler Field.

NCAA Division II Southeast Region Rankings
November 5, 2007
Rk Team                    Rec.
1  Valdosta St. Univ.      8-1
2  Univ. of North Alabama  8-1
3  Delta St. Univ.         8-1
4  Catawba College         9-1
5  Carson-Newman College   9-1
6  Albany St. Univ.        8-2
7  Newberry College        8-2
8  Virginia Union Univ.    9-1
9  Ft. Valley St. Univ.    8-3
10 Morehouse College       7-3
11 Henderson St. Univ.     6-3
12 Shaw Univ.              7-3
2007 opponents in italics