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GPAC Football Poll Released

Posted: July 31st, 2018
Tags: Athletics, Men's Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Football

(Tuesday, July 31; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) held their 19th annual football media day on Tuesday, July 31, at the Delta Hotels South Sioux City Riverfront Conference Center in South Sioux City, Nebraska.  The day featured comments from all ten of the league’s football coaches in preparation for the 2018 season.

At the conclusion of the day the Dordt Defenders were picked fifth in the preseason coache’s poll. The Defenders are coming off back to back five win seasons and posted a 3-5 GPAC mark last season.    Morningside is the preseason pick to win the GPAC championship.  The Mustangs totaled 81 points and nine (9) first place votes.  Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team.

Video of Coach Penner’s comments

2018 GPAC Preseason Football Coaches’ Poll:

Place     Team                    Pts (1st Place Votes)
1.             Morningside       81  (8)
2.             Northwestern     73  (1)
3.             Midland              61
4.             Concordia          52
5.             Dordt                  47
6t.            Dakota Wesleyan 38
6t.            Hastings             38
8.             Doane                 34
9.             Briar Cliff             15
10.          Jamestown           11