The University of West Alabama football team has moved up a spot to second in this week's all-important NCAA Division II Regional Rankings. The regional rankings are integral in seeding for the postseason playoffs.
Miles College hung on to the top spot in the region for the regional rankings with an 8-1 record. UWA is second, followed by Valdosta State (7-2) in third. Mars Hill (6-3), Carson-Newman (6-2) and Lenior-Rhyne (6-2) rounds out the top five.
The Tigers travel to Abilene Christian (5-4) for an inter-conference matchup with Wildcats of the Lone Star Conference. Kickoff is set for noon.