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Football - Mon, Oct. 2, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Following Saturday's 24-20 Homecoming victory over Taylor, Saint Xavier football improves two places in the latest NAIA Coaches' Poll, to No. 11.

NAIA Football Coaches' Poll (Oct. 2)

The Cougars match their highest rank of the season, returning to the No. 11 spot that the team earned after going perfect in the first three weeks of the year. SXU holds the second-highest ranking among one-loss teams in the NAIA, and remains the only team from the MSFA Midwest League to receive votes in the poll.

The second half of the 2017 regular season begins on Oct. 14, when the Cougars open Midwest League play by hosting Trinity International. Kickoff from Deaton Field is set for 1:00 p.m., with coverage of the game located at SXUCougars.com/LIVE, and WXAV 88.3 FM.