GLIAC Football Preview Notes - Week 6

GLIAC Football Preview Notes - Week 6

BAY CITY, Mich. - Week #6 of the 2012 college football season brings the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) to "Rivalry" week. A number of rivalry trophies will be on the line on Saturday such as the "Anchor-Bone" trophy (FSU-GVSU), the "Miner's Cup" (MTU-NMU) and the "Axe" (NU-SVSU).  The GLIAC still has four teams ranked in the latest American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Top 25 poll.

Grand Valley State University (5-0, 4-0) moved up to No. 3 in this week's AFCA D-II poll.  The Lakers are coming off a 51-43 at previously unbeaten Michigan Technological University (3-1, 3-1) last Saturday.  GVSU returns home this week to host West Michigan rival Ferris State University (3-2, 2-2) on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. in the teams' annual "Anchor-Bone" game.

Ashland University jump up four spots to No. 9 in this week's poll after opening the season with five straight wins (5-0, 4-0). The Eagles are coming off a 68-21 home win over Lake Erie College (0-5, 0-4) last weekend.  Ashland will  travel to Ohio Dominican University (3-2, 2-2) on Saturday for a 1:00 p.m. clash

Saginaw Valley State University (4-1, 3-1) climbed to No. 15 in the latest AFCA poll after a come-from-behind 31-24 overtime win over Ferris State in University Center, Mich. last Saturday.  The Cardinals venture to Midland, Michigan this Saturday for the 39th annual Axe Bowl against Northwood University (4-1, 3-1). Kick off for this tilt is set for 12:00 p.m.

Wayne State University (3-1, 3-1) enters the week at No. 18 in the AFCA poll after downing Northwood on the road last Saturday, 21-11. The Warriors return home on Saturday to take on rival Hillsdale College (4-1, 4-0). in a key North Division Clash (12:00 p.m.).

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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This Week's Schedule
Date Away Home Time Live Links*
Oct. 6 Saginaw Valley St Northwood 12:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Hillsdale Wayne State 12:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Tiffin Findlay 12:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Ashland Ohio Dominican 1:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Michigan Tech Northern Mich. 1:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Malone Walsh 6:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Lake Erie Notre Dame 7:00 PM* Live stats - Video - Audio
  Ferris St. .Grand 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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