August 10, 2011

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

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