Thursday, August 08, 2013
The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Coaches' Preseason Football poll has been released and the Mount has been chosen to finish fourth this season. Franklin College, last year's HCAC champion, was chosen for the top spot, garnering seven, first-place votes, and recording 79 points.
They were followed in the poll by Hanover College (two, first-place votes, 67 points), Manchester University, 54 points; and the Lions, 45 points. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Bluffton University, Defiance College, Earlham College and Anderson University round out the poll.
The following Mount players were selected as "Players to Watch" for the 2013 season:
Tyler Elrod Sr. Defensive Back Harrison, OH/H.S.
Adam Bigelow Sr. Linebacker Cincinnati, OH/Anderson
Konnor Blevins Jr. Linebacker Cincinnati, OH/Lakota West
Russell Turner II Sr. Defensive Line Fairfield, OH/H.S.
John Peters Jr. Wide Receiver West Chester, OH/Lakota West
Nick Kaminsky Sr. Wide Receiver Hamilton, OH/Fairfield
Brandon Keller Jr. Offensive Line Flowery Branch, GA/H.S.
Click here for the complete HCAC release.