MVC Football Ranked No. 7 in Spring Coaches' PollPosted April 14, 2014
Marshall, Mo. (April 14, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College football team is ranked No. 7 in the 2014 NAIA Football Coaches' Spring Top 25 Poll released Monday. The poll is released to coincide with spring workouts for football programs across the NAIA. The Vikings have now been ranked in 103 consecutive coaches' polls, the third longest active streak in the NAIA.
The Vikings enter their spring practices after compiling a 9-3 record in the 2013 football season. MVC won its third-straight Heart of America Athletic Conference regular season championship, appeared in a third-straight NAIA Football Championship Series, advanced to the FCS quarterfinals and finished the 2013 season with a No. 7 National ranking.
Other HAAC teams ranked in the spring poll include No. 5 Baker University, No. 11 Benedictine College and No. 23 Peru State College. MVC's 2014 non-conference opponent is also ranked in the spring poll. The Vikings will open the 2014 season hosting No. 8 Tabor College at Gregg-Mitchell Field on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m., for Family Weekend.
The Vikings will conclude their spring workouts on Monday, April 28 with a spring scrimmage at Gregg-Mitchell Field beginning at 6 p.m.
For A complete poll, visit naia.org.
About Missouri Valley College
Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 40 academic programs, study abroad program, honors program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and some new majors are agribusiness, nursing, graphic design, and health information systems (associate degree). Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu.