Berry College Football Rises to No. 18 in D3football.com Poll

Berry College Football Rises to No. 18 in D3football.com Poll

MINNEAPOLIS — After improving to 2-0 on the year with a 34-21 victory over LaGrange this weekend, the Berry College football team jumped to No. 18 in the D3football.com Top 25. 

With the win, Berry extended their regular-season winning streak to 17 straight games. Tate Adcock continued his strong season at quarterback, completing 15-of-22 passes for 181 yards and four touchdowns. Mason Kinsey ended the game with seven catches, 101 total yards and three total touchdowns. He now leads the league in receiving touchdowns and total scores. 

Defensively, Berry held LaGrange to just 10 yards rushing, forcing four turnovers. Bryson Lamboy led the way with five tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery.

The Vikings open Southern Athletic Association (SAA) competition this Saturday at Rhodes. Kickoff is set for 2:00 p.m. ET. 

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. 8, 2018:

Rank School (No. 1 votes) W-L Points Prev.
1 Mount Union (24) 1-0 624 1
2 Mary Hardin-Baylor (1) 1-0 596 2
3 St. Thomas 1-0 570 3
4 Brockport 2-0 515 5
5 North Central (Ill.) 1-0 509 7
6 Frostburg State 2-0 475 8
7 Wesley 1-0 445 9
8 Hardin-Simmons 1-0 429 10
9 St. John's 1-0 416 11
10 UW-Whitewater 2-0 397 12
11 Linfield 0-1 362 6
12 Wheaton (Ill.) 1-0 314 16
13 Washington and Jefferson 2-0 305 15
14 Wittenberg 1-0 282 14
15 UW-Oshkosh 1-1 278 4
16 UW-Platteville 1-0 243 17
17 Trine 2-0 217 19
18 Berry 2-0 197 20
19 Case Western Reserve 1-0 118 22
20 John Carroll 1-0 109 25
21 RPI 2-0 100 24
22 Delaware Valley 1-1 97 23
23 UW-La Crosse 2-0 92 --
24 Franklin and Marshall 2-0 62 --
25 Springfield 2-0 56 --

Dropped out: No. 13 Wartburg; No. 18 Johns Hopkins; No. 21 Illinois Wesleyan.

Others receiving votes: Susquehanna 50; Wartburg 44; Baldwin Wallace 31; Alfred 29; Ohio Northern 25; Cortland 18; Johns Hopkins 17; Ithaca 16; Millikin 13; Illinois Wesleyan 12; Salisbury 11; Redlands 10; Wabash 9; Monmouth 9; Centre 5; Huntingdon 4; Southwestern 4; Whitworth 4; Trinity (Texas) 2; Washington and Lee 2; Albion 1; Concordia-Moorhead 1.