KANSAS CITY -- The Siena Heights football team was ranked 22 today in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll that was released by the national office this afternoon. The Saints have started the season 2-0 and were receiving votes in the preseason poll that was released on August 5.
SHU defeated Olivet Nazarene in the regular-season home opener 20-18; the Tigers were also a team receiving votes in the preseason poll. The Saints earned a 2-0 start this past week with a 6-0 win over Robert Morris (Ill.) in a game that was dominated by the Siena Heights defensive and special teams units.
The Saint football team has its first road game of the year, traveling to Iowa this Saturday, September 21 to face Saint Ambrose (1-1). Kickoff for that contest is set to begin at 2:00 p.m., EST.