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Lehigh At 12 in Coaches Poll, 14 in Sports Network Poll

Everyone surrounding Lehigh hopes that they're "in with a win" against Lafayette this Saturday. 

This week, the two major nation FCS polls gives them even more hope that the Mountain Hawks are in the field of 20 with a victory in the 148th meeting with the Leopards.

With Lehigh's rank at No. 12 in the Coaches' poll, and No. 14 in the Sports Network poll, and assuming, of course, that a win will only help their chances and not hurt, it seems more likely than it did 24 hours ago that the Mountain Hawks could be in the field of 20.


2012 FCS Coaches Week 11 Poll (November 12, 2012)
 
Team (No. 1 Votes)                Record                             Points                      Last Week
1. North Dakota State (24)          9-1                                  646                               1
2. Montana State                        9-1                                  619                               2
3. Sam Houston State (2)           8-2                                  597                               3
4. Old Dominion                         9-1                                  578                               4
5. Eastern Washington               8-2                                  537                               6
6. Georgia Southern                   8-2                                  521                               7
7. New Hampshire                      8-2                                  466                              10
8. Appalachian State                  8-3                                  443                              12
9. Wofford                                 8-2                                  408                              14
10. Central Arkansas                  8-2                                  397                              13
11. Illinois State                         8-2                                  343                              15
12. Lehigh                                  9-1                                  327                               5
13. Stony Brook                         9-2                                  300                               8
14. James Madison                    7-3                                  293                               9
15. Northern Arizona                   8-2                                  279                              11
16. Towson                                6-4                                  257                              17
17. Eastern Kentucky                 8-3                                  246                              18
18. Cal Poly                               8-2                                  240                              19
19. Indiana State                        7-3                                  176                              21
20. Richmond                            7-3                                  152                              23
21. Villanova                              7-3                                  128                              25
22. Bethune-Cookman                8-2                                  117                              22
23. South Dakota State              7-3                                   98                               20
24. Harvard                                7-2                                   65                               16
25. Eastern Illinois                      7-3                                   39                               NR
 
Others Receiving Votes: Tennessee State (35), Samford (33), Colgate (33), Albany (18), Sacramento State (8), UT Martin (8), The Citadel (7), Wagner (6), Arkansas Pine Bluff (5), Southern Illinois (4), Jackson State (2), Pennsylvania (2), Southeastern Louisiana (1), Youngstown State (1).
 
 
 

The Sports Network FCS Top-25 College Football Poll

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. North Dakota State Bison (121) 9-1 3,930 1
2. Montana State Bobcats (20) 9-1 3,748 2
3. Sam Houston State Bearkats (14) 8-2 3,585 3
4. Old Dominion Monarchs (3) 9-1 3,496 4
5. Eastern Washington Eagles 8-2 3,362 5
6. Georgia Southern Eagles 8-2 3,113 7
7. New Hampshire Wildcats (1) 8-2 2,897 10
8. Appalachian State Mountaineers 8-3 2,659 12
9. Wofford Terriers 8-2 2,502 13
10. Central Arkansas Bears 8-2 2,341 14
11. Illinois State Redbirds 8-2 2,094 15
12. Stony Brook Seawolves 9-2 1,917 6
13. James Madison Dukes 7-3 1,885 9
14. Lehigh Mountain Hawks 9-1 1,843 8
15. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks 8-2 1,594 11
16. Villanova Wildcats 7-3 1,477 21
17. Cal Poly Mustangs 8-2 1,354 19
18. Indiana State Sycamores 7-3 1,294 18
19. Towson Tigers 6-4 1,251 17
20. Richmond Spiders 7-3 1,153 20
21. South Dakota State Jackrabbits 7-3 1,046 16
22. Eastern Kentucky Colonels 8-3 750 22
23. Tennessee State Tigers 8-2 450 24
24. Eastern Illinois Panthers 7-3 423 NR
24. Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 8-2 423 NR
Others receiving votes: Colgate 213, Samford 200, Albany 136, Sacramento State 90, UT Martin 75, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 52, Harvard 43, Youngstown State 40, Wagner 29, McNeese State 28, Missouri State 24, Northern Iowa 22, Lilberty 21, The Citadel 20, Delaware 17, Southern Utah 16, Penn 15, Southern Illinois 13, Chattanooga 7, Coastal Carolina 3, Alabama A&M 3, Alabama State 2, Drake 2, North Carolina A&T 2, San Diego 1, Jacksonville 1




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