GLIAC Football Preview Notes - Week 5

GLIAC Football Preview Notes - Week 5

BAY CITY, Mich. - Week #5 of the 2012 college football season brings the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) to the first week of divisional play. The GLIAC still has four teams ranked in the latest American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Top 25 poll.

Grand Valley State University (4-0, 3-0) enters the week ranked fourth in this week's AFCA D-II poll.  The Lakers are coming off a 46-41 win over Ohio Dominican University (2-2, 1-2) last Saturday.  GVSU hits the road this week to visit Michigan Technological University (3-0, 3-0) on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. in a battle of unbeaten teams.

Ashland University moved up four spots to No. 13 in this week's poll after opening the season with four straight wins (4-0, 3-0). The Eagles are coming off an impressive 42-13 home win over Northern Michigan University (1-3, 0-3) last weekend.  Ashland will Lake Erie College (0-4, 0-3) on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.

Saginaw Valley State University (3-1, 2-1) jumped to No. 16 in the latest AFCA poll after a solid 51-24 win at Lake Erie College (0-4, 0-3).  The Cardinals will welcome Ferris State University (3-1, 2-1) on Saturday. Kick off for this tilt on Saturday is set for 7:00 p.m.

Wayne State University (2-1, 2-1), improved to No. 18 in this week's AFCA poll after downing Malone (0-3, 0-3) last Saturday. The Warriors will travel to Midland, Michigan on Saturday to take on unbeaten Northwood University (4-0, 3-0). in a Noon kickoff.

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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Lake Erie
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Michigan Tech Weekly Preview
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Notre Dame Weekly Preview
  Ohio Dominican Weekly Preview
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This Week's Schedule
Date Away Home Time Live Links*
Sept. 29 Notre Dame Findlay 12:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Wayne State Northwood 12:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Tiffin Malone 1:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Northern Mich. Hillsdale 1:30 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Grand Valley St. Michigan Tech 6:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Lake Erie Ashland 7:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Walsh Ohio Dominican 7:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Ferris St. Saginaw Valley St. 7:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
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Other GLIAC Football Links
GLIAC Football Media Day Central
NCAA Division II Football Regional Rankings (Coming Soon)
Tony Nicolette's Weekly GLIAC Blog
2012 GLIAC Football Media Guide
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