Johns Hopkins Debuts at #2 in First ECAC Lambert Poll of the 2013 Season

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Oct. 14, 2013

CENTERVILLE, MA –The Johns Hopkins football team, currently 5-0 overall and 4-0 in the Centennial Conference, is ranked second in the inaugural ECAC Lambert Meadowlands Division III Poll of the 2013 season it was announced today. The poll ranks teams in the East in each of the four divisions of the NCAA (FBS, FCS, Division II, Division III). The Lambert Trophy is presented to the top team in each division at the annual Eastern College Football Awards Banquet, which is held at the Meadowlands Sports Complex.

Hobart (5-0) tops the poll, while Johns Hopkins, St. John Fisher (5-0), Lebanon Valley (5-1) and Ursinus (5-0) round out the top five. The number two ranking in this week's Lambert Poll is tied for the best in school history. Johns Hopkins closed the 2009 season ranked second in the Lambert Poll after advancing to the NCAA Quarterfinals.

After a bye last week, Johns Hopkins will return to action on Friday, October 18 when the Blue Jays welcome Dickinson (2-3, 2-2 Centennial Conference) to Homewood Field (7 pm). The Blue Jays will carry several impressive streaks into the game against the Red Devils, including a 15-game regular season home winning streak and a 10-game winning streak in games played in October.

ECAC Lambert Meadowlands Division III Poll
October 14, 2013

1. Hobart (NY)
2. Johns Hopkins
3. St. John Fisher (NY)
4. Lebanon Valley (PA)
5. Ursinus (PA)
6. Trinity (CT)
7. Hartwick (NY)
8. Thomas More (KY)
9. Wesleyan (CT)
10. Amherst (MA)

Others Receiving Votes: Salisbury, Framingham, Widener, Delaware Valley, Lycoming, Salve Regina, Ithaca

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