Winona State Football Team Picked To Finish Third in NSIC
Paul Van Beek Reporting
The Winona State football team has been picked to finish third in the NSIC in the preseason coaches’ poll. Minnesota State is the preseason favorite while Minnesota-Duluth was picked second. Winona State was also selected to place second in the NSIC South Division standings behind Minnesota State. Winona State went 10-2 last season and picked up a victory in the Mineral Water Bowl. The team returns 12 starters from last season, including quarterback John Teigland and four members of the offensive line.
Winona State will open its 2013 season with a Thursday night matchup against Bemidji State on Sept. 5. Kickoff is set for 6 pm at Verizon Wireless Stadium in Winona.