GLIAC Football Preview Notes - Week 8

GLIAC Football Preview Notes - Week 8

BAY CITY, Mich. - The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) football weekend gets underway early this week with a nationally televised Thursday night game. Saturday will feature 2010 GLIAC South Division Co-Champions squaring off against one another.

Ashland University (5-2, 5-1), ranked for the first time this season in the AFCA Division II Top 25 at No. 23, will travel to Saginaw Valley State University (4-2, 4-2) Thursday night (8:00 p.m.) for the CBS Sports Network D-II Football “Game of the Week.” Ashland is coming off a 20-17 home win over Wayne State University last week. The Cardinals traveled to the University of Indianapolis last week and came away with a 29-20 loss.

Wayne State (6-1, 5-1), No. 17 in the latest AFCA Division II Top 25 poll, will travel to Hillsdale College (5-2, 5-1) on Saturday (1:30 p.m.) for a crucial South Division showdown. The Warriors lost at Ashland last week 20-17, while Hillsdale won at Michigan Technological University 13-7. Last season Wayne State beat Hillsdale 14-9 in Detroit as both teams finished with 8-2 GLIAC records on their way to sharing the GLIAC South Division Crown.

For more information on these games and the rest of this week's action, click on the preview notes links below.

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Ferris State
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Grand Valley State
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Lake Erie 
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Michigan Tech Weekly Preview
Northern Michigan Weekly Preview
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  Ohio Dominican Weekly Preview
Saginaw Valley State Weekly Preview
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 Wayne State
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This Week's Schedule
Date Away Home Time Live Links*
Oct. 20
Ashland Saginaw Valley St. 8:00 PM Live stats - Video - Audio
Oct. 22
Michigan Tech Northwood 12:00 PM Live stats - Video - Audio
  Tiffin Ohio Dominican 12:00 PM Live stats - Video - Audio

Findlay Lake Erie 1:00 PM Live stats - Video - Audio
Wayne St. (Mich.) Hillsdale 1:30 PM Live stats - Video - Audio
  Northern Mich. Indianapolis 6:00 PM Live stats - Video - Audio

Ferris St. Grand Valley St. 7:00 PM Live stats - Video - Audio
* - Where available
Other GLIAC Football Links
GLIAC Football Media Day Central
NCAA Division II Football Regional Rankings (Coming Soon)
Tony Nicolette's Weekly GLIAC Blog
2011 GLIAC Football Media Guide
Football Academic Teams
November 17, 2011 Football Academic Teams