Unbeaten CMU Mavericks Last Second Goal Line Stand Secures Win, Rise in National Poll
The unbeaten Colorado Mesa State University Mavericks jumped four spots in the national rankings following a last second goal line stand against CSU-Pueblo.
The Mavericks beat the Thunderwolves 20-19, coming from behind in the fourth quarter and then holding on as the Pack moved inside the Mav's one-yard line in the game's closing seconds. On the game's final play, the Mavericks stuffed a quarterback sneak to secure the victory.
CMU improves to 5-0 on the season after beating CSU-Pueblo for the first time since a 21-13 win in 2009.
With the win, the Mavericks climb to #13 in the AFCA Division II coaches poll. The Mavericks are currently the only RMAC team ranked in the top 25 in the nation.
The Mavericks have a one game lead on Black Hills State (4-1) and will travel to Spearfish this Saturday to take on the Yellowjackets. The next home game for CMU is October 15 when they host Dixie State.