The Beyond Sports Network, a sports media company that features students and student-athletes from various collegiate levels posted their Division III conference and playoff predictions on Thursday, and a few local squads were mentioned.
Mount Ida College, which captured the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) Crown last season, was selected to finish second behind Gallaudet. Castleton State, which lost to the Mustangs in the conference’s championship, was selected as a possible sleeper.
Springfield College wasn’t projected to finish in the top two spots in the Liberty League, but was in the same category as the Spartans of Castleton as a possible sleeper.
Framingham State, which appeared in its first postseason contest last year in school history, was selected to win the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC), while Bridgewater State was picked to finish second. Worcester State was considered a possible sleeper after concluding their season with a 6-4 record.
Curry College is expected to finish second in the New England Football Conference (NEFC) while Endicott College is predicted to be a sleeper.
Finally, Amherst College was picked to be a sleeper in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) after concluding their 2012 slate with six wins and two losses.
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