Wittenberg football moves into the top 10 of AFCA poll

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Highlights of the Tigers win in Springfield.

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Tigers have won 19 straight regular-season games

Wittenberg moved into the top 10 of the American Football Coaches Association poll for the first time this season Monday.

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The Tigers (5-0, 4-0) rank ninth at the halfway point of the regular season. They moved up three spots after a 47-28 victory Saturday against Hiram at Edwards-Maurer Field.

It’s the second year in a row Wittenberg has entered the top 10. It climbed as high as No. 9 last season when it finished the regular season 10-0.

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Wittenberg remains 16th in the D3Football.com poll. The Tigers play Allegheny (3-2, 3-1) at 1 p.m. Saturday in Meadville, Pa.

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