August 15, 2014

LVC Picked Third In MAC Football Poll

ANNVILLE, Pa. - Lebanon Valley has been selected third in the annual preseason MAC football coaches' poll.

The Dutchmen, MAC champions at 8-3 a year ago, picked up four first-place votes and 65 points overall in a tight three-way split at the top. Lycoming (77 points, 5 first-place) is the preseason favorite, followed by Delaware Valley (68 points, 1 first-place vote) and then LVC. 

Widener, who the Dutchmen will open at home against on Sept. 13, was fourth, followed by Albright and King's. Stevenson, Wilkes, Misericordia, and FDU-Florham rounded out the poll in that order.

The Dutchmen began camp on Thursday and will continue preseason for the rest of August, leading up to their season opener Sept. 6 at Franklin & Marshall.

2014 Middle Atlantic Conference Football Preseason Coaches' Poll
1) Lycoming - 77 (5)
2) Delaware Valley - 68 (1)
3) Lebanon Valley - 65 (4)
4) Widener - 58
5) Albright - 48
6) King's - 40
7) Stevenson - 38
8) Wilkes - 30
9) Misericordia - 19
10) FDU-Florham - 10