Morningside is ranked third in the nation in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Post-Season Top 25 Poll.
Morningside College is ranked third in the nation in the 2014 NAIA Football Coaches’ Post-Season Top 25 Poll released on Dec. 22.
The Mustangs, who were ranked fourth in the final regular season poll, posted a 12-2 record this season and reached the semifinals of the NAIA Championship Series playoffs. Morningside has advanced to at least the semifinals of the NAIA Championship Series each of the last three years, including an appearance in the 2012 Russell Athletic-NAIA Football National Championship Game in Rome, Ga. The Mustangs were co-champions of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) with an 8-1 record to share the league title with Northwestern College. Morningside has won four consecutive GPAC championships.
Morningside is one of three teams from the GPAC in the NAIA Post-Season Top 25. Northwestern is ranked 12th and Doane College is 22nd.
The Mustangs have a 112-23 record for a .830 winning percentage since the start of the 2004 season. Morningside has made 11 consecutive post-season appearances in the NAIA Championship Series for the nation’s longest current active streak.
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