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NSIC preseason coaches poll released today

In divison two football, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference released its preseason coaches poll today.

Minnesota Duluth edges out defending champion Minnesota State for the number one preseason ranking.

Meanwhile, Bemidji State was ranked eighth overall in the poll, and predicted to finish third in the North Division. 

Minnesota Crookston rounded out the rankings, but UMC football enters its second season under head coach Mike Fritzee and they'll return thriteen starters. 

Phil Neumann

Phil Neumann is a native of Burnt Hills, NY, a suburb of Albany, and graduated in May from Ithaca College with a degree in journalism. While at Ithaca College, he was a sports anchor, reporter, and play-by-play announcer for the school’s TV station (ICTV) and its award-winning radio station, 92 WICB. Neumann has covered events like the New York Giants training camp and horse races at the historic Saratoga Race Course as an intern with WNYT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Albany, NY, and was the play-by-play announcer for the Albany Dutchmen summer collegiate baseball team in 2013. He also played four years of football at Ithaca College, and was a team captain his senior year. Neumann started as the Assistant Sports Director at WDAZ in July and is looking forward to covering all the great sports that the Grand Forks, N.D. area has to offer.

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