October 29, 2012

Hopkins Jumps in AFCA, D3football and Lambert Meadowlands Polls

More news about: Johns Hopkins

Oct. 29, 2012

BALTIMORE, MD – The Johns Hopkins football team continued its steady rise in the national rankings this week as the Blue Jays moved up in the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and D3football.com Polls as well the ECAC Lambert Meadowlands Division III Poll. The Blue Jays inched up from 10th to ninth in the AFCA poll and jumped two spots from 15th to 13th in the D3football.com Poll. Hopkins also moved up one spot from fifth to fourth in the Lambert Meadowlands Poll. The Blue Jays earned 690 points in the AFCA Poll, while they totaled 306 points in the D3football.com Poll. Point totals are not listed in the Lambert Meadowlands Poll.

The AFCA Poll, which the Johns Hopkins Athletic Communications Office uses to reflect JHU's official national ranking, is headed again this week by Mount Union, which grabbed 41 of 42 first-place votes and totaled 1,049 points. Mary Hardin-Baylor earned the remaining first-place vote and checks in at number two in the poll with 1,006 points, while St. Thomas (950 points), Linfield (925) and Wesley (863) round out the top five.

Johns Hopkins (8-0, 7-0 Centennial) has now been ranked in the top 25 by the AFCA for 17 consecutive weeks dating back to the start of the 2011 season and this is the 16th straight poll in which the Blue Jays have been ranked in the top 20. This is also the 35th time Johns Hopkins has been ranked in the top 25 by the AFCA since 1999, when it first released its rankings. Johns Hopkins is one of 10 schools that has been ranked in the top 25 by the AFCA every week since the start of the 2011 season.

Mount Union also tops the D3football.com Poll as the Purple Raiders grabbed 24 of 25 first-place votes and 624 points. Mary Hardin-Baylor grabbed the other first-place vote and 597 points to check in at number two, while Linfield (562), St. Thomas (550) and Wesley (518) also round out the top five in this poll. This week's #13 ranking marks the 28th time Johns Hopkins has been ranked in the top 25 by D3football.com since its poll debuted in 2003.

In the Lambert Meadowlands Poll, Hobart stands alone at the top and is followed by Wesley and Widener, which are tied for the second spot. Johns Hopkins checks in at number four and Cortland St. is fifth.

Johns Hopkins returns to action and puts its 22-game regular season winning streak on the line on Saturday, November 3 when the Blue Jays travel to Franklin & Marshall (6-2, 5-2 CC). The Blue Jays have already secured at least a share of the Centennial Conference title and can secure the league's automatic bid to the upcoming NCAA Playoffs with a win in either of their last two games.

AFCA Division III Coaches Poll
(10-29-2012)
1. Mount Union (OH) (41) (8-0 • 1,049)
2. Mary Hardin-Baylor (TX) (1) (8-0 • 1,006)
3. St. Thomas (MN) (8-0 • 950)
4. Linfield (OR) (7-0 • 925)
5. Wesley (DE) (7-1 • 863)
6. Wisconsin-Oshkosh (8-0 • 827)
7. Hobart (NY) (8-0 • 789)
8. North Central (IL) (7-1 • 747)
9. Johns Hopkins (8-0 • 690)
10. Cal Lutheran (6-1 • 666)

D3football.com Poll
(10-28-2012)
1. Mount Union (OH) (24) (8-0 • 624)
2. Mary Hardin-Baylor (TX) (1) (8-0 • 597)
3. Linfield (OR) (7-0 • 562)
4. St. Thomas (MN) (8-0 • 550)
5. Wesley (DE) (7-1 • 518)
6. Wisconsin-Oshkosh (8-0 • 513)
7. North Central (IL) (7-1 • 464)
8. Cal Lutheran (6-1 • 449)
9. Hobart (NY) (8-0 • 405)
10. Wabash (IN) (7-1 • 355)
11. Widener (PA) (8-0 • 339)
12. Bethel (MN) (7-1 • 321)
13. Johns Hopkins (8-0 • 306)
14. Coe (IA) (8-0 • 245)
15. Wisconsin Platteville (6-2 • 239)

ECAC Lambert Meadowlands Division III Poll
(10-29-2012)
1. Hobart (8-0)
2T. Wesley (DE) (7-1)
2T. Widener (PA) (8-0)
4. Johns Hopkins (8-0)
5. Cortland St. (NY) (7-1)
6. Trinity (CT) (6-0)
7. Salisbury (MD) (6-2)
8. Waynesburg (PA) (9-0)
9. Rowan (NJ) (6-2)
10. St. John Fisher (NY) (6-2)

- 30 -

comments powered by Disqus
Sep. 4: All times Eastern
8:00 PM
East Texas Baptist at Tex. A&M-Commerce
Sep. 5: All times Eastern
7:00 PM
Anna Maria at Worcester State
7:00 PM
Western New England at Springfield
7:00 PM
Albright at Kean
7:00 PM
Widener at Rowan
Live Stats Live Stats Audio
7:00 PM
WPI at Curry
7:00 PM
Mass-Dartmouth at Mount Ida
Live Stats
7:00 PM
Salve Regina at Bridgewater State
7:00 PM
William Paterson at SUNY-Maritime
Live Stats
7:00 PM
Ursinus at TCNJ
7:00 PM
Fitchburg State at Becker
7:00 PM
Nichols at Westfield State
Video
7:30 PM
McDaniel at Catholic
7:30 PM
Trine at Manchester
Live Stats Video Audio
8:00 PM
Waldorf at UW-Whitewater
Live Stats
Sep. 6: All times Eastern
12:00 PM
Endicott at Framingham State
12:00 PM
Dickinson at Hobart
Live Stats
12:00 PM
Holland College (PEI, Canada) at Maine Maritime
Video
12:00 PM
Otterbein at St. John Fisher
12:00 PM
Union at Ithaca
12:00 PM
Pomona-Pitzer at MIT
12:00 PM
Husson at Alfred
12:00 PM
Randolph-Macon at Johns Hopkins
1:00 PM
St. Lawrence at Coast Guard
1:00 PM
Thomas More at Wesley
Live Stats Audio
1:00 PM
Plymouth State at Castleton State
1:00 PM
Lebanon Valley at Franklin and Marshall
1:00 PM
Emory and Henry at Ferrum
Audio
1:00 PM
Washington and Lee at Averett
Live Stats
1:00 PM
Hampden-Sydney at Wabash
Live Stats Video Audio
1:00 PM
Rose-Hulman at Kalamazoo
Live Stats Video
1:00 PM
Wilmington at Olivet
1:00 PM
Adrian at Defiance
1:00 PM
King's at Moravian
1:00 PM
Alfred State at Morrisville State
1:00 PM
Susquehanna at Lycoming
Live Stats Video Audio
1:00 PM
Oberlin at Brockport State
1:00 PM
Utica at Misericordia
Live Stats
1:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Montclair State
1:00 PM
Southern Virginia at Methodist
1:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan at Bluffton
1:00 PM
Marietta at Kenyon
1:00 PM
Merchant Marine at Apprentice
1:00 PM
Cortland State at Buffalo State
Audio
1:00 PM
Muhlenberg at Wilkes
Live Stats
1:00 PM
Sewanee at DePauw
1:30 PM
RPI at Norwich
1:30 PM
Alma at Heidelberg
1:30 PM
Berry at Maryville (Tenn.)
Live Stats Video
1:30 PM
Bridgewater (Va.) at Gettysburg
1:30 PM
Muskingum at Waynesburg
1:30 PM
St. Vincent at John Carroll
1:30 PM
Mount Union at Bethany
1:30 PM
Juniata at Grove City
Audio
2:00 PM
Franklin at Illinois Wesleyan
2:00 PM
Rhodes at Austin
2:00 PM
Carleton at Macalester
2:00 PM
UW-Platteville at Buena Vista
2:00 PM
Ohio Northern at Washington U.
Live Stats Video
2:00 PM
UW-River Falls at St. John's
2:00 PM
Crown at Gustavus Adolphus
2:00 PM
Concordia-Moorhead at Jamestown
2:00 PM
Simpson at Iowa Wesleyan
2:00 PM
Hope at Monmouth
Audio
2:00 PM
Lawrence at Rockford
2:00 PM
Aurora at Illinois College
2:00 PM
Carroll at Lakeland
2:00 PM
Elmhurst at Loras
2:00 PM
Millikin at Greenville
2:00 PM
Coe at Wheaton (Ill.)
2:00 PM
Presentation at Luther
2:00 PM
Martin Luther at Maranatha Baptist
2:00 PM
MacMurray at Culver-Stockton
2:00 PM
Eureka at Knox
2:00 PM
UW-Stout at Dakota Wesleyan
2:00 PM
Huntingdon at Louisiana College
Video
2:00 PM
Ripon at St. Scholastica
Live Stats
2:00 PM
Hendrix at Westminster (Mo.)
2:10 PM
UW-Eau Claire at St. Thomas
3:00 PM
St. Norbert at Carthage
4:00 PM
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Puget Sound
4:00 PM
Lewis and Clark at Whitworth
4:00 PM
College of Idaho at Pacific
4:30 PM
Arizona Christian at George Fox
5:00 PM
Hartwick at Western Connecticut
6:00 PM
Salisbury at Christopher Newport
6:00 PM
Augustana at Mount St. Joseph
7:00 PM
Carnegie Mellon at Case Western Reserve
Live Stats Video
7:00 PM
Stevenson at N.C. Wesleyan
7:00 PM
Butler at Wittenberg
Live Stats Video
7:00 PM
Shenandoah at Gallaudet
Audio
7:00 PM
Wooster at Washington and Jefferson
7:00 PM
Geneva at Frostburg State
Live Stats
7:00 PM
Thiel at Allegheny
7:00 PM
Taylor (Ind.) at Anderson
7:00 PM
Hiram at Westminster (Pa.)
7:00 PM
Denison at Earlham
7:00 PM
Greensboro at Guilford
7:00 PM
Albion at UW-Stevens Point
7:00 PM
Concordia (Wis.) at North Park
7:00 PM
Beloit at Chicago
Live Stats
7:00 PM
LaGrange at Birmingham-Southern
7:00 PM
Howard Payne at Trinity (Texas)
7:00 PM
Mary Hardin-Baylor at Millsaps
7:00 PM
Sul Ross State at Texas Lutheran
7:00 PM
Robert Morris-Chicago at UW-Oshkosh
7:00 PM
UW-La Crosse at Dubuque
Live Stats Video
7:30 PM
Hanover at Centre
7:30 PM
Central at Benedictine
Live Stats Video Audio
8:00 PM
St. Olaf at Northwestern (Minn.)
8:00 PM
Hamline at Minnesota-Morris
8:00 PM
Lake Forest at Wisconsin Lutheran
8:00 PM
Wartburg at Augsburg
Audio
8:00 PM
Hardin-Simmons at Southwestern
Dec. 20: All times Eastern
Final
at UW-Whitewater 52, Mount Union 14
@ Salem Stadium; Salem, Va.
Box Score Recap Photos Photos
Dec. 14: All times Eastern
Final
UW-Whitewater 16, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 15
Box Score Recap Recap Photos
Final
at Mount Union 41, North Central (Ill.) 40
Box Score Recap Recap Photos

What We're Reading