ASU moves to No. 8 in polls
by Steve Behr Sports Editor
Appalachian State is ranked No. 8 in both The Sports Network and the AFCA coaches polls that were released Monday.
The Mountaineers improved from 12th in each poll. Sixth-ranked Stony Brook lost to Liberty and fell to 12, while James Madison, ranked ninth on Saturday, moved to 13th following a loss. Lehigh also lost and slipped from eighth to 14th.
The Top 5 in The Sports Network stayed the same. North Dakota State stayed No. 1, while Montana State is still No. 2. Sam Houston is No. 3, followed by Old Dominion and Eastern Washington.
Georgia Southern moved to No. 6, followed by New Hampshire, ASU, Wofford and Central Arkansas.
The same teams were in the Top 10 in the coaches poll.