Dordt College News

GPAC Football Poll Released

August 5, 2013

(Monday, August 5; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Great Plains Athletic Conference pre-season coaches’ poll has been released for the 2013 season.

The Dordt College Defenders, who open the season on Saturday, September 7 in a non-conference game at Dakota State in Madison, South Dakota, were put in a tie for ninth with the Briar Cliff Chargers in the polling of the ten GPAC coaches.

The Defenders will open the GPAC season at home on Saturday, September 14 against Midland at 1:00.  The Dordt schedule includes six home games and a second non-conference game against Trinity Bible (North Dakota) on October 12.

Morningside took eight first place votes in the voting and with 80 points is the pre-season pick to repeat as regular season champions.

Here is the complete 2013 GPAC Pre-season Football Coaches’ Poll:
1-Morningside-80 (8)
2-Northwestern-72 (1)
3-Doane-61 (1)
4-Nebraska Wesleyan-52
6-Dakota Wesleyan-44
9t-Briar Cliff-13

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