Volleyball, Football Teams Garner National Recognition

Volleyball, Football Teams Garner National Recognition

Rochester, MN-

Minnesota College Athletic Conference teams within the NJCAA volleyball and football ranks have picked up some weekly accolades for their recent performances. 

In football, Northland Community & Technical College is found in the 'Receiving Votes' category of the NJCAA national poll.  In week one, NCTC rolled to a 34-6 win over RCTC on the road in Rochester.  Northland will host Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College in week two action. 

Beginning this week, NJCAA football will release a weekly Top 20 - and those programs receiving votes - as determined by a 17-member committee featuring a representative from each of the seven districts, two annually rotating at-large voters, and one representative from the seven conferences along with a representative from the independent schools.  The highest and lowest vote for each team is dropped in the weekly poll count. The MCAC serves as the only Division III, non-scholarship football Conference within the NJCAA. 

In volleyball, Central Lakes College, Rochester CTC and St. Cloud Technical & Community College command the #2, #5 and #8 spots, respectively.

CLC is undefeated with a perfect 7-0 mark, including a 1-0 start to MCAC Northern Division play.  Rochester CTC (#5) has also enjoyed a fast start at 4-1, with their only blemish a five-set loss to Central Lakes at the U.S. Marine Corps / MCAC Crossover Tournament.  Sitting at #8, the SCTCC Cyclones have earned a 4-2 mark so far in 2018, playing a mix of NJCAA Division II and III programs.  

For the full NJCAA Football poll, CLICK HERE.

To view the complete NJCAA Division III Volleyball poll, go TO THIS LINK.

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About the Minnesota College Athletic Conference

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.

For more information, visit www.mcacsports.org