The Ichabods climbed three spots to No. 5 in the nation in this week’s AFCA Division II Coaches’ Poll released Monday. Washburn improved to 5-0 with a 31-17 win at Emporia State last Saturday to help WU to tie its highest ranking in school history.
Washburn was also ranked fifth in week 10 of the 2005 season. The Ichabods are 5-0 for the first time since 1976. They will play Saturday at Truman in a 2 p.m. game in Kirksville.