By NoontimeSports.com | @NoontimeSports & @Noontime_FB
THE NINTH WEEK OF THE NEW ENGLAND D3 FOOTBALL SEASON HAS ARRIVED, WHICH MEANS IT IS TIME TO UNVEIL OUR NEWEST TOP 10 POLL OF THE SEASON, AS WELL AS OUR ‘TEAMS ARE ON THE RISE.’
Once again, Amherst College remained the top team in our weekly New England Top 10 poll following an impressive 30-point win over Wesleyan University last Saturday.
This week, the Mammoths will certainly be tested when they entertain Tufts University, which scored an important 28-21 win over Williams College, which tumbled out of our Top 10 poll following its second-straight loss of the season.
MIT moved up following a 13-0 shutout against Coast Guard Academy, while Western Connecticut slipped to the third position following a crazy 50-48 (4OT) victory against Bridgewater State.
Additionally, we saw more teams move-up one spot from a week ago, while welcoming Framingham State and Husson University back to the poll. The Rams kept their title hopes alive with an important win over Westfield State, while the Eagles of Husson soared past Anna Maria College.
This year’s Noontime Sports Top 10 New England D3 Football poll is assembled by local coaches and media members.
New England D3 Football: Week Nine Poll| Monday, October 22nd, 2018
1. Amherst College
|6-0 (6-0) | Last Week: No. 1||Week Nine: Tufts|
7-0 (4-0) | Last Week: No. 3
Week Nine: WPI
3. Western Conn.
7-0 (5-0) | Last Week: No. 2
Week Nine: Fitchburg St.
4. Trinity College
5-1 (5-1) | Last Week: No. 5
Week Nine: Middlebury
|5. Western New Eng.||6-1 (3-0) | Last Week: No. 6|
Week Nine: Nichols
6. Endicott College
6-2 (4-0) | Last Week: No. 7
|Week Nine: Bye|
7. Tufts Univ.
|5-1 (5-1) | Last Week: No. 8|
Week Nine: Amherst
8. Springfield College
6-2 (4-1) | Last Week: No. 9
Week Nine: Bye
9. Framingham State
5-2 (4-1) | Last Week: NR
Week Nine: UMass Dartmouth
10. Husson University
|5-2 (4-0) | Last Week: NR||Week Nine: Castleton|
ON THE RISE: Bridgewater State (5-3, 4-2), Middlebury College (4-2, 4-2) and Williams College (4-2, 4-2)
2018 Noontime Sports Top 10 New England D3 Football Polls
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