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UW-Whitewater and UW-Platteville football teams enter season ranked

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The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is well-represented in the 2018 preseason poll released by D3Football.com. Three WIAC schools crack the Top 25, including UW-Whitewater and UW-Platteville.

The Warhawks check in at No. 12. This is the 12th straight season UW-Whitewater will open the season in the Top 15. UW-Platteville checks in at No. 16. The Pioneers and Warhawks each posted 7-3 records a season ago.

2018 D3Football.com Preseason Poll

Rank School (No. 1 votes) 2017 record Points

1 Mount Union  (24) 15-0  623

2 Mary Hardin-Baylor  (1) 14-1  587

3 St. Thomas 11-2  549

4 UW-Oshkosh 12-1  548

5 Linfield 9-2  488

6 Brockport 13-1  453

7 North Central (Ill.) 10-2  442

8 Frostburg State 11-2  419

9 Wesley 10-2  397

10 Hardin-Simmons 9-2  353 

11 St. John's 9-2  351 

12 UW-Whitewater 7-3  322 

13 Wartburg 12-1  284 

14 Wittenberg 10-1  263 

15 Washington and Jefferson 11-1  224 

16 UW-Platteville 7-3  210 

17 Delaware Valley 12-1  208 

18 Wheaton (Ill.) 8-2  195 

19 Johns Hopkins 9-2  181 

20 Trine11-1  175 

21 Illinois Wesleyan 9-2  146 

22 Berry11-1  137 

23 Case Western Reserve 11-1  102 

24 Franklin and Marshall 10-1  52 

25 RPI 8-3  49 

Others receiving votes: Springfield 41; John Carroll 41; Concordia-Moorhead 39; East Texas Baptist 27; UW-La Crosse 27; Alfred 23; Huntingdon 21; Franklin 20; Washington & Lee 16; Wabash 15; Ohio Northern 14; Centre 13; Ithaca 13; Framingham State 11; George Fox 11; Salisbury 8; Baldwin Wallace 8; DePauw 7; Millikin 3; Redlands 3; Whitworth 3; St. John Fisher 2; Thomas More 1.

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