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Johns Hopkins favorite in Centennial

The Johns Hopkins football team, which grabbed a share of the 2010 Centennial Conference championship, tops the 2011 Centennial Conference preseason poll, which was announced Thursday. The Blue Jays picked up 14 first-place votes and totaled 157 points in the poll of league coaches and sports information directors. This is the sixth time in the last eight years that the Blue Jays have topped the poll as they were also selected in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009 and 2010.

Ursinus totaled 130 points to finish second in the poll, while Muhlenberg (128 points), Franklin & Marshall (116) and Moravian (98) round out the top five. Muhlenberg picked up four first-place votes, while F&M earned the last two first-place nods.

2011 Centennial Conference Preseason Football Poll
Rank - School (1st-place votes) - Points

1. Johns Hopkins (14) - 157
2. Ursinus - 130
3. Muhlenberg (4) - 129
4. Franklin & Marshall (2) - 116
5. Moravian - 98
6. Gettysburg - 79
7. Dickinson - 66
T8. McDaniel - 54
T8. Susquehanna - 54
10. Juniata - 18

Aug. 30: All times Eastern
TBA
University of New England at Coast Guard
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TBA
Frostburg State at Stevenson
6:00 PM
Alma at Baldwin Wallace
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7:00 PM
Randolph-Macon at Johns Hopkins
7:00 PM
Hamline at Buena Vista
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7:00 PM
LaGrange at Birmingham-Southern
7:00 PM
Trinity (Texas) at McMurry
7:30 PM
Manchester at Trine
8:00 PM
St. Olaf at Crown
8:00 PM
Millsaps at Belhaven
8:00 PM
UW-Platteville at East Texas Baptist
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Aug. 31: All times Eastern
TBA
Utica at St. Lawrence
6:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Wesley
Live stats
7:00 PM
WPI at Anna Maria
Live stats
7:00 PM
Western New England at Springfield
Live stats
7:00 PM
Nichols at Westfield State
7:00 PM
Millikin at Hope
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7:00 PM
TCNJ at FDU-Florham
7:00 PM
Becker at MIT
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Dec. 9: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 43, at UW-Oshkosh 40
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Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 24, Brockport 0
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Dec. 15: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 12, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 0
@ Salem, Va.
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