July 23, 2014

Johns Hopkins 14th in D3football.com Preseason Poll

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The Johns Hopkins football team picked up its third preseason ranking of the summer as the Blue Jays check in at number 14 in the 2014 D3football.com Preseason Top 25 it was recently announced. The #14 ranking is the highest preseason ranking Johns Hopkins has earned from D3football.com since the organization debuted its weekly poll in 2003.

Johns Hopkins, which posted a 10-1 record last season, earned 226 points to secure its #14 ranking. The Blue Jays claimed a fifth straight Centennial Conference title last season and made their fourth trip to the NCAA Playoffs in the last five years. Johns Hopkins is 29-1 in the regular season since the start of the 2011 season and 30-4 overall in the last three years.

Johns Hopkins earned preseason rankings from The Sporting News (16th) and Lindy's College Football (8th) earlier this summer. The Blue Jays will open the 2014 season at home on Saturday, September 6 when they welcome Randolph-Macon to Homewood Field. Kickoff for the 2014 season-opener against the Yellow Jackets is set for noon.

2014 D3football.com Preseason Poll
1. Wisconsin-Whitewater – 625 points
2. Mary-Hardin Baylor - 583
3. Mount Union (OH) - 580
4. Linfield (OR) – 510
5. Wesley (DE) – 505
6. North Central (IL) – 500
7. Bethel (MN) – 491
8. Wisconsin-Platteville – 434
9. St. John Fisher (NY) – 376
10. John Carroll (OH) – 330
11. St. Thomas (MN) – 316
12. Hobart (NY) - 294
13. Wittenberg (OH) – 244
14. Johns Hopkins – 226
15. Rowan (NJ) – 201

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