LIBERTY, Mo. – UNCP continued its ascent
in the national spotlight on Tuesday morning as the Braves made a
four-spot jump in a national poll for the second consecutive day,
this time checking in at No. 15 in the latest D2Football.com Top 25
poll, the organization announced.
The Braves (2-0) joined five other NCAA Super Region 2 squads in the listing, with North Alabama attaining the loftiest ranking at No. 3. Other region teams listed in the poll include 12th-ranked Tuskegee, No. 13 West Alabama, No. 17 Valdosta State and 20th-ranked Tusculum. Grand Valley State held on to the top spot in the listing for the second-straight week, with No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth, No. 4 Abilene Christian and No. 5 Texas A&M Kingsville rounding out the top five.
The Braves will be back in action again on Saturday when they close out a short two-game road swing at Wingate (1-1). Kickoff has been set for 1:30 p.m. at Irwin Belk Stadium and John R. Martin Field.
D2Football.com Top 25
September 14, 2010
|9||West Texas A&M||1-1|
|25||Wayne State (NE)||2-0|