Berry Football Jumps to No. 20 in D3football.com Top 25

Berry Football Jumps to No. 20 in D3football.com Top 25

MINNEAPOLIS — After a dominating 38-3 victory over the Maryville Scots on Saturday, the Berry College football team jumped two spots in the D3football.com Top 25, now ranked No. 20 in NCAA Division III.

With the win, Berry moved to 16-1 in Valhalla Stadium, earning the victory in front of more than 3,000 fans. Senior quarterback Tate Adcock led the offense, completing 20-of-33 passes for a career-high 258 yards and two touchdowns. The Vikings defense held the Scots to 79 yards on the ground and just 263 yards of total offense. The Berry defense also forced two takeaways, including a 60-yard interception return for a score from Derrell Mims. 

Berry heads to LaGrange on Sept. 8 at 6:00 p.m.

The D3football.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly. Points are awarded on a 25-24-23-22-etc. basis.

FULL RANKINGS:

Through games of Sept. 2, 2018:

Rank School (No. 1 votes) W-L Points Prev.
1 Mount Union (24) 1-0 623 1
2 Mary Hardin-Baylor (1) 0-0 592 2
3 St. Thomas 1-0 567 3
4 UW-Oshkosh 1-0 505 4
5 Brockport 1-0 500 6
6 Linfield 0-0 484 5
7 North Central (Ill.) 0-0 463 7
8 Frostburg State 1-0 436 8
9 Wesley 1-0 412 9
10 Hardin-Simmons 0-0 402 10
11 St. John's 1-0 374 11
12 UW-Whitewater 1-0 357 12
13 Wartburg 1-0 302 13
14 Wittenberg 1-0 251 14
15 Washington and Jefferson 1-0 245 15
16 Wheaton (Ill.) 1-0 241 18
17 UW-Platteville 1-0 209 16
18 Johns Hopkins 1-0 204 19
19 Trine 1-0 172 20
20 Berry 1-0 138 22
21 Illinois Wesleyan 0-0 135 21
22 Case Western Reserve 1-0 84 23
23 Delaware Valley 0-1 71 17
24 RPI 1-0 56 25
25 John Carroll 1-0 50 --

Dropped out: No. 24 Franklin & Marshall.

Others receiving votes: Franklin & Marshall 45; Concordia-Moorhead 34; Springfield 32; UW-La Crosse 27; Alfred 16; Franklin 13; Ohio Northern 13; Ithaca 10; Framingham State 10; Baldwin Wallace 10; Redlands 8; Salisbury 7; Millikin 6; George Fox 5; DePauw 3; Wabash 3; Washington & Lee 3; Huntingdon 3; Whitworth 3; Trinity (Texas) 1.