Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Northwestern College will open the 2017 football season against Friends (Kan.) in the third year of the GPAC vs KCAC Challenge.
Both teams finished fifth in their respective conferences. Friends posted a 5-4 record in the KCAC, 5-5 overall, losing to Doane 45-21 in the 2016 edition of the challenge. Northwestern went 4-4 in GPAC play, 4-6 overall, losing to Sterling in the season opener 28-21.
2017 will be the third year of the GPAC vs KCAC Challenge and will have the Kansas Conference serving as the host site.
No. 1 - Morningside College at Tabor College
No. 2 - Doane University at Sterling College
No. 3 - Dakota Wesleyan University at University of Saint Mary
No. 4 - Concordia University at Kansas Wesleyan university
No. 5 - Northwestern College at Friends University
No. 6 - Midland University at Ottawa University
No. 7 - Dordt College at Bethel College
No. 8 - Hastings College at Southwestern College
No. 9 - Briar Cliff University at Bethany College
No. 10 - Texas Wesleyan University at McPherson College