MARSHFIELD, Mass. – The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) released its 2018 preseason football poll Tuesday and the Gallaudet University football team was picked to finish fifth overall out of seven teams, as voted by the conference head coaches.
Husson University, the two-time defending ECFC champions, was picked No. 1 for a fourth straight year as the Eagles received six first-place votes and 48 points. SUNY Maritime was selected second with 42 points and one first-place vote. Castleton University is third with 35 points followed by Dean College (26), who edged out Gallaudet (24). Alfred State College (12) checks in at sixth while Anna Maria College (10) rounds out the poll.
Gallaudet begins the 2018 season on the road at Alvernia University on Saturday, Sept. 1, at 1 p.m.
2018 ECFC Preseason Poll
- Husson (6)
- SUNY Maritime (1)
- Alfred State
- Anna Maria
( ) = First-place votes