F&M Tabbed to Defend Title

Justin Lankler, Franklin & Marshall

Franklin & Marshall is the preseason favorite to win the 2018 Centennial Championship in a poll of Conference coaches.

The four-time defending champion Diplomats received two first-place votes and 32 points to narrowly edge out McDaniel by one point for the top spot. The Green Terror received four first-place votes. Swarthmore received the final first-place vote and picked up 25 points to finish in 3rd, while Muhlenberg and Getysburg picked up 21 and 19 points, respectively. 


Preseason Coaches Poll

1-Franklin & Marshall 32 points (2 first-place votes)
2-McDaniel 31 (4)
3-Swarthmore 25 (1)
4-Muhlenberg 21
5-Gettysburg 19
6-Dickinson 12
7-Ursinus 6


Returning All-Conference Players

Vasmi Damerla, Jr, Swarthmore, Arcadia, Calif./Arcadia

Dan Altieri, Jr, Swarthmore, Skillman, N.J./Montgomery

Ian Simon, Jr, Muhlenberg, Owings Mills, Md./Park School of Baltimore