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NAIA football poll released; NW's Bartman honored

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Northwestern is ranked 11th in this week's NAIA football poll. Northwestern is ranked 11th in this week's NAIA football poll.

Northwestern College running back Theo Bartman is this week's GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Special Teams Player-of-the-Week.

Bartman, a junior, from Rock Valley, Iowa, was a key component to the 15th ranked Red Raiders overtime victory on the road against Nebraska Wesleyan.

Bartman returned four kick-offs for a total of 124 yards averaging 31 yards per return. Bartmans crucial return was at the start of the second half returning the kick 52 yards giving the Red Raiders solid field position in Nebraska Wesleyan territory leading to a touchdown to start the half.

The nationally ranked Red Raiders won 33-27 against Nebraska Wesleyan and will next take on Midland at home on October 6 at 1:30 pm.

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2012 NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll - No. 4 (Oct. 1)
RANK
LAST TIME
SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES)
2012 RECORD
TOTAL POINTS
1
2
Marian (Ind.) (11)
4-0
312
2
3
Georgetown (Ky.) (3)
5-0
304
3
4
Missouri Valley
5-0
285
4
4
Morningside (Iowa)
4-0
283
5
7
William Penn (Iowa)
5-0
256
6
1
Saint Xavier (Ill.)
4-1
250
7
10
Saint Francis (Ind.)
4-1
240
8
8
Carroll (Mont.)
4-2
238
9
12
Cumberlands (Ky.)
5-0
215
10
11
MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)
3-1
213
11
15
Northwestern (Iowa)
4-1
188
12
6
Benedictine (Kan.)
4-1
168
13
16
Montana Tech
4-1
164
14
18
Grand View (Iowa)
4-2
153
15
17
St. Francis (Ill.)
4-2
140
16
9
St. Ambrose (Iowa)
3-1
137
17
19
Cumberland (Tenn.)
4-1
121
18
19
Doane (Neb.)
4-1
106
19
13
Baker (Kan.)
4-2
97
20
23
Kansas Wesleyan
4-1
88
21
RV
Hastings (Neb.)
4-0
73
22
24
Menlo (Calif.)
4-1
67
23
25
Faulkner (Ala.)
4-1
57
24
14
Eastern Oregon
2-2
40
25
22
Dakota Wesleyan
3-1
16

Others receiving votes: Evangel (Mo.) 12; Robert Morris (Ill.) 9; Friends (Kan.) 3; McPherson (Kan.) 3.


 

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