DURHAM, N.H.-The University of New Hampshire football team was ranked 25th in the nation today in the Sports Network I-AA Top 25 Poll, following its impressive 24-7 victory over Northeastern University on Sept. 16.
There was tremendous movement in the poll this week due to many upsets among the top teams, which opened the door for the 3-0 Wildcats. UNH has posted victories over once-ranked Hampton (31-17), Atlantic 10 rival Rhode Island (13-12) and the Huskies.
UNH is no stranger to the Sports Network Top 25 poll after a successful 8-3 1996 campaign that saw the 'Cats climb as high as 12th in the poll. UNH was also ranked in the 20's in 1997.