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There was some movement at the top of the rankings thanks to a pair of non-conference games.

Grand Valley State tested itself against a DI school and was beaten solidly by Notre Dame 57-21.  GVSU falls from number four to number nine.

The most noticeable game of the weekend was the other non-conference. After giving Duluth a tough game in the Northern Lights earlier this year, Winona State soundly defeated an undefeated Northern Iowa. Winona State jumps 10 spots to number 11 after winning 64-12.

The other mover of the week was NC State. The Wolf pack proved it was real by beating VMI. The pack slots in at number five.

A couple of teams made their way into the top 25. Providence remains undefeated in a tough Rugby Northeast. The Friars won a tight game with Roger Williams and will square off with Bentley in the coming weeks for conference supremacy.

The other team to enter the rankings is UW-Milwaukee. Milwaukee thumped Northern Michigan 48-17 and comes in at number 25.

 

Rank10/22/16Recent Results
1Minnesota-DuluthBeat St. John's 88-7
2UW-WhitewaterBeat UW-Lacrosse 91-0
3RowanBeat Scranton 64-12
4FurmanIdle
5NC StateBeat VMI 35-27
6NorwichIdle
7UNC-WilmingtonBeat The Citadel 33-10
8Coast GuardBeat Quinnipiac 69-7
9Grand Valley StateLost to Notre Dame 57-21
10BentleyBeat Holy Cross 104-0
11Winona StateBeat Northern Iowa 64-12
12VermontBeat Middlebury 11-9
13VMILost to NC State 37-25
14Rhode IslandBeat New Hampshire 36-19
15Coastal CarolinaBeat C of C 80-0
16Northern IowaLost to Winona State 64-12
17Western StateBeat Colorado College 67-3
18IUPIdle
19UNC-CharlotteIdle
20MiddleburyLost 11-9 to Vermont
21Spring HillIdle
22Colorado School of The MinesIdle
23HartfordBeat CCSU 53-5
24ProvidenceBeat Roger Williams 31-29
25UW-MilwaukeeBeat Northern Michigan 48-17