Culver Stockton Football Picked 6th in the HAAC North
Are HAAC football coaches overlooking the Wildcats?
Despite winning three of their last four games and posting a 6-5 overall record and a 4-5 conference mark a year ago, the Culver Stockton Wildcats are picked to finish sixth in the six team Heart of America Athletic Conference North in 2015 according to the annual coaches poll. That late season run includes the Wildcats first ever win over Baker on the road at Baldwin City and the first win since 2007 over Evangel and just the second win ever against the Crusaders.
Heart of America Athletic Conference newcomer Grand View (IA) is picked to win the HAAC North. Mid America Nazarene is the coaches choice in the south.
Here’s how the poll looks. First place votes are in parentheses.
NORTH 1st points
Grand View (4) 49
Benedictine (1) 45
William Penn (1) 44
Peru State 34
Culver Stockton 32
SOUTH 1st points
Mid America Nazarene (4) 49
Missouri Valley (1) 46
Baker (1) 43
Central Methodist 35
Culver Stockton opens the season at Mid America Nazarene on August 29. The home opener is September 5 against Baker. Kickoff for that game is set for noon.