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Gallaudet football picked sixth in ECFC preseason coaches poll

Gallaudet football picked sixth in ECFC preseason coaches poll

MARSHFIELD, Mass. – The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) released its 2017 preseason football poll Tuesday and the Gallaudet University football team was picked to finish sixth overall out of eight teams, as voted by the ECFC head coaches.

Husson University, the defending ECFC champions, was picked No. 1 for a third straight year as the Eagles received six first-place votes and 62 points. SUNY Maritime was selected second with 53 points and one first-place vote. Mount Ida College is third with 43 points as the Mustangs edged out Castleton University (42 points) by one point. Dean College, one of two new members in the conference, is fifth with 35 points and one first-place vote. Gallaudet is sixth followed by Alfred State (16), the other new member, in seventh and Anna Maria College (13) rounds out the poll.

Norwich University and Becker College are no longer members of the ECFC after being in the conference since 2009. They were two of the eight founding members of the conference. Norwich joined the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) while Becker is in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC).

2017 ECFC Preseason Poll

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

( ) = First-place votes

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