Wildcat gridders up to 7th in polls
UNH climbed to a season-high seventh in The Sports Network poll and the FCS Coaches Week 11 Poll, thanks in large part to losses for James Madison, Lehigh and Stony Brook.
The Wildcats haven't played since posting a 28-25 win against William & Mary on Nov. 3, snapping a nine-game losing streak against the Tribe. UNH hosts Towson in the final regular-season game on Saturday at noon. The Wildcats own a 6-1 record in the Colonial Athletic Association and can clinch the outright league championship with a victory at Cowell Stadium.
With eight wins to its credit, UNH is expected to receive an invite to the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision tournament for a nation-leading ninth consecutive season.
UNH's No. 7 ranking matches its high water mark from a year ago. The Wildcats climbed to seventh in the polls after defeating JMU on Nov. 5, 2011. The following week, UNH lost to Towson and dropped out of the top 10.