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Football Monarchs Move Up To No. 12 In Both TSN and Coaches Polls

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Release: October 31, 2011
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Oct. 31, 2011

NORFOLK, Va. -- The Old Dominion Football Monarchs (7-2, 4-2 CAA) have moved up to their highest ranking to date following their Oyster Bowl win over James Madison. The Monarchs rise to No. 12 in both The Sports Network/Fathead.com and FCS Coaches Top 25 Polls.

Seven CAA squads remained ranked in this week's TSN Poll. First place Maine at 7-1 overall and 5-0 in the CAAis the highest ranked CAA team coming in at No. 7, moving up one spot, following their win over Villanova.  New Hampshire (6-2, 4-1 CAA) moved up one spot as well in the poll after the Wildcats defeated Rhode Island.  James Madison (5-3, 3-2 CAA) dropped four places following their defeated at the hand of Old Dominion.  Towson (6-2, 4-1 CAA) dropped back one place to No. 14 after their loss to Delaware (5-4, 3-3 CAA), while the Blue Hens rose from No. 21 to No. 16 with the victory.  William & Mary (4-4, 2-3 CAA), who was off this week, dropped back one spot to No. 18.

In the Coaches Poll, seven teams are ranked as well.  Maine, New Hamsphire, Old Dominion, and James Madison represent No. 10, No. 11, No. 12, and No. 13 respectively, with Towson at No. 17, Delaware at No. 19, and William & Mary at No. 21.

The ODU Football Monarchs play in their final regular season home game on Saturday, November 5th against Richmond at 2:00 p.m.  The eight Monarch seniors will be honored prior to the 2 p.m. kick.

The Sports Network/Fathead.com FCS Top-25 College Football Poll

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. North Dakota State Bison (133) 8-0 3,918 3
2. Montana State Bobcats (19) 8-1 3,671 4
3. Appalachian State Mountaineers (5) 6-2 3,567 5
4. Sam Houston State Bearkats (1) 8-0 3,416 6
5. Georgia Southern Eagles 7-1 3,193 1
6. Northern Iowa Panthers 6-2 3,065 2
7. Maine Black Bears 7-1 2,987 8
8. Lehigh Mountain Hawks 7-1 2,983 7
9. New Hampshire Wildcats 6-2 2,601 10
10. Montana Grizzlies 7-2 2,532 11
11. Wofford Terriers 6-2 2,443 12
12. Old Dominion Monarchs 7-2 2,163 15
13. James Madison Dukes 5-3 1,747 9
14. Towson Tigers 6-2 1,364 13
15. Jackson State Tigers 7-1 1,235 19
16. Delaware Blue Hens 5-4 1,076 21
17. Illinois State Redbirds 6-3 977 22
18. Jacksonville State Gamecocks 5-3 955 14
19. William & Mary Tribe 4-4 928 18
20. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles 5-2 926 25
21. Indiana State Sycamores 5-3 853 20
22. Liberty Flames 6-3 710 23
23. Harvard Crimson 6-1 653 24
24. South Dakota Coyotes 5-4 456 17
25. Central Arkansas Bears 6-3 414 NR
Others receiving votes: Cal Poly 346, Furman 346, Alabama State 341, Massachusetts 307, Norfolk State 187, Brown 154, Alabama A&M 135, Albany 109, North Dakota 105, Portland State 71, Southern Utah 50, Jacksonville 49, Samford 49, Chattanooga 45, Georgetown 41, Youngstown State 34, Eastern Kentucky 33, Stony Brook 30, Northwestern State 22, Duquesne 15, UT Martin 12, San Diego 12, Richmond 8, Tennessee State 7, Florida A&M 4, South Carolina State 2, Bethune-Cookman 1, Penn 1, The Citadel 1.

FCS Coaches Top-25 College Football Poll

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. North Dakota State Bison (22) 8-0 693 3
2. Montana State Bobcats (2) 8-1 654 4
3. Appalachian State Mountaineers  6-2 634 5
4. Georgia Southern Eagles (4) 7-1 602 1
5. Sam Houston State Bearkats  8-0 571 7
6. Northern Iowa Panthers 6-2 570 2
7. Lehigh Mountain Hawks 7-1 541 6
8. Montana Grizzlies 7-2 493 8
9. Wofford Terriers 6-2 478 9
10. Maine Black Bears 7-1 445 12
11. New Hampshire Wildcats 6-2 442 11
12. Old Dominion Monarchs 7-2 367 16
13. James Madison Dukes 5-3 308 10
14. Jackson State Tigers 7-1 263 17
15. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles 5-2 248 19
16. Indiana State Sycamores 5-3 240 18
17. Towson Tigers 6-2 216 14
18. Jacksonville State Gamecocks 5-3 215 13
19. Delaware Blue Hens 5-4 201 20
20. Harvard Crimson 6-1 138 23
21. William & Mary Tribe 4-4 124 21
22. Liberty Flames 6-3 111 24
23. South Dakota Coyotes 5-4 101 15
24. Illinois State Redbirds 6-3 85 NR
25. North Dakota Fighting Sioux 5-3 62 25
Others receiving votes: Cal Poly (52); Jacksonville (35); Norfolk State (34); Alabama State (24); Furman (20); Brown (19); Central Arkansas (19); Massachusetts (13); Youngstown State (11); Southern Utah (10); Northwestern State (9); Albany (6); Eastern Kentucky (5); Drake (4); Portland State (4); San Diego (3); Florida A&M (2); Pennsylvania (1).

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