Newberry leaps to No. 22 in AFCA poll
Tuesday, November 6, 2007

WACO, Texas - The Newberry College Indians are ranked 22nd nationally in this week's American Football Coaches' Association Division II Coaches' Poll, which was released today. The Indians were previously ranked 23rd.

Newberry (8-2, 4-2 South Atlantic Conference) in ranked nationally for the ninth week this season, tying the 2006 Indians' school record for most weeks in the national poll. The 2006 record included two weeks in the postseason.

The Indians have also set a school record for points in the regular season, having scored 368 points this year, with one game to play. The previous record was set in 2004, as the Indians scored 345 points.

Newberry will close out the regular season on Senior Night this Saturday. Kickoff at Setzler Field against Brevard College is set for 7 p.m.

For more information on the poll, click here.

American Football Coaches Association Division II Coaches’ Poll
November 6, 2007

Rank

School (1st votes)

Rec.

Pts.

Prev.

1.

Grand Valley St. Univ. (28)

9-0

700

1

2.

Chadron St. College

10-0

655

2

3.

Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

9-0

652

3

4.

West Texas A&M Univ.

10-0

617

4

5.

Northwest Missouri St. Univ.

8-1

570

6

6.

California (Pa.) Univ.

10-0

559

5

7.

Univ. of North Dakota

8-1

523

7

8.

Valdosta St. Univ.

8-1

502

8

9.

Delta St. Univ.

8-1

469

9

10.

Univ. of North Alabama

8-1

456

10

11.

Carson-Newman College

9-1

403

12

12.

Catawba College

9-1