Viking football ranked No. 19 in poll

Sep 23rd, 2013 @ 4:11 pm | Author: Mark Potts, Sports Information Director
The Valley City State football team is ranked No. 19 in the country in the latest NAIA Top 25 Coaches' Poll released on Monday.

it is the first appearance inside the Top 25 this season for the Vikings, who were receiving votes in the first regular season poll. VCSU is coming off a 66-6 thrashing of Trinity Bible College on Saturday. With a 3-1 record, the Vikings jumped seven spots this week, moving from No. 26 to No. 19.

Valley City State is off this weekend, but will resume the season Oct. 5 with a home game against Presentation College at 1 p.m.

Morningside (Iowa), which handed VCSU its only loss of the season, remains No. 1 in the poll with a 3-0 record. Saint Francis (Ind.) is second, followed in the Top 5 by Carroll (Mont.), Cumberlands (Ky.) and Saint Xavier (Ill.).

Valley City State is the only school in the Dakotas to be ranked this season.