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Gallaudet selected to finish third in ECFC preseason coaches poll

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WASHINGTON – For a second straight year the Gallaudet University football team was picked to finish third in the 2013 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) preseason coaches poll released on Tuesday. The Bison, who finished with a 5-2 conference record last year, received 52 points in a vote conducted by the league's coaches. The Bison received three first-place votes along with Norwich University, who ranks second with 54 points. Third is the highest the Bison have ever been ranked in the ECFC preseason coaches poll since it started in 2010.

Mount Ida, the defending conference champions earned two first-place votes and 55 points after the Mustangs went 6-1 in ECFC play last season. Gallaudet, who finished third in the final standings in 2012, handed the Mustangs their only conference loss last season.

Castleton State College checks in at No. 4 in the preseason poll with 45 points followed by SUNY Maritime (32 points), Becker College (22), Husson University (18) and Anna Maria College (seven).

To read all of the season previews on the 2013 ECFC teams please click here:
http://www.easterncollegiatefootball.com/sports/fball/2013-14/preview/index

2013 ECFC Preseason Poll

1. Mount Ida (2)
2. Norwich (3)
3. GALLAUDET (3)
4. Castleton State
5. SUNY Maritime
6. Becker
7. Husson
8. Anna Maria

Aug. 30: All times Eastern
TBA
Frostburg State at Stevenson
6:00 PM
Alma at Baldwin Wallace
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7:00 PM
University of New England at Coast Guard
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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
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7:00 PM
WPI at Anna Maria
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7:00 PM
Western New England at Springfield
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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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7:00 PM
Albright at Salisbury
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Dec. 9: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 43, at UW-Oshkosh 40
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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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