Wayne State faces Augustana Saturday afternoon in an NSIC South Division matchup that features two nationally ranked teams with kickoff set for 1 p.m. at Bob Cunningham Field in Wayne. The 5-1 Wildcats, 2-0 in the NSIC South, are 23rd in this week’s AFCA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll and D2Football.com Media Poll while the 5-1 Vikings (1-1 NSIC South) are 22nd in the AFCA Poll and 19th in the D2Football.com Media Top 25 Poll. Saturday’s contest marks the first time since the 2009 season opener (#18/#20 UNK at #21/#22 WSC) that two nationally ranked teams have faced off at Cunningham Field. Augustana holds a 12-9-1 edge in the all-time series against WSC and has won two straight meetings against the Wildcats that includes a 26-13 win in Sioux Falls in 2019.
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