Johns Hopkins Favored to Take Title

Achim Younker, Johns Hopkins
Achim Younker, Johns Hopkins

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Johns Hopkins is the preseason favorite to win the 2018 Centennial championship in a poll of Conference coaches.

The Blue Jays received eight first-place ballots for 80 points to secure the top spot. Defending champion Franklin & Marshall garnered the other two first-place votes to take second with 72 points, while Dickinson and Gettysburg shared the No. 3 slot with 60 points. Haverford rounded out the preseason top five with 52 points.

1- Johns Hopkins 80 points (8 first-place votes)
2- Franklin & Marshall 72
T3- Dickinson 60
T3- Gettysburg 60
5- Haverford 52
T6- Muhlenberg 36
T6- Swarthmore 36
8- Washington College 27
9- McDaniel 18
10- Ursinus 9
 

Returning All-Conference Players

First Team

F-Nick Jannelli, Haverford, Jr., Springfield, PA / Springfield
F-Achim Younker, Johns Hopkins, Jr., Union, NJ / Seton Hall Prep
M-Kevin Irving, Muhlenberg, Sr., Westfield, NJ / Westfield
B-Ezekiel Omosanya, Gettysburg, Jr., Lagos, Nigeria / Northfield Mount Hermon School (Mass.)

Second Team

F-Kevin Gilbert, Dickinson, Jr., Boxford, MA / Masconemet Regional
F-Sam Lerman, Gettysburg, Soph., Wayzata, MN / Field School
M-Alejandro Maclean, Johns Hopkins, Soph., Riverside, CT / Greenwich
M-RJ Moore, Johns Hopkins, Soph., Vienna, VA / Gonzaga College
B-Connor Jacobs, Johns Hopkins, Jr., Knoxville, TN / Webb School
B-Ben Clark, Haverford, Sr., Northfield, NJ / Saint Augustine Prep
B-Brian Heckman, Muhlenberg, Sr., Whitehall, PA / Whitehall
GK-Jordan Schreer, Muhlenberg, Sr., Towaco, NJ / Gill Saint Bernard's

Honorable Mention

M-Jimmy Evangelos, Gettysburg, Jr., New Providence, NJ / New Providence
M-Ryan Fincher, Franklin & Marshall, Sr., West Chester, PA / Rustin
B-Cole Rosenberger, Johns Hopkins, Sr., Indiana, PA / Indiana Area
B-Ryan Corr, Franklin & Marshall, Jr., Redding, CT / Joel Barlow