Salisbury up to No. 10 in AFCA poll; still No. 7 in poll

SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury University football team moved to No. 10 in the latest American Football Coaches' Association (AFCA) top 25 poll and remained No. 7 in the poll, the organizations announced.

Salisbury (3-1, 1-0 Empire 8) opened league play with a 20-7 win at Buffalo State College on Saturday, earning 621 points in the AFCA poll and 467 in the poll. The Sea Gulls are 87 points ahead of No. 11 Birmingham-Southern College in the AFCA poll and 37 points ahead of eighth-ranked California Lutheran University in the poll.

The top eight teams in the AFCA poll remained unchanged. The University of Mount Union (1,048 points, 40 first-place votes) and the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (1,009 points, two first-place votes) are the top-two teams in that voting.

Salisbury's next opponent, St. John Fisher, is No. 8 with 739 points.

Mount Union and Mary-Hardin Baylor lead the poll. Mount Union earned 623 votes and 23 first-place votes, while Mary Hardin-Baylor picked up 599 points and two first-place votes.

Salisbury travels to St. John Fisher, this Saturday, Oct. 6, for a noon kickoff.

Click here to view the full AFCA poll and here for the poll.

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