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Springfield Remains No.1 In Fourth Grinold Chapter New England D3 Poll

Screen Shot 2017-09-26 at 9.25.02 AMBy Matt Noonan (@MattNoonan11) 

For the fourth-straight week, the Springfield College Pride remained atop the Grinold Chapter New England Division III football weekly rankings after securing their seventh consecutive victory this past Saturday with a 35-13 win over Merchant Marine.

Trinity College and Plymouth State slid into the second and third positions, respectively – the Panthers, who were tied for the sixth position a week ago, secured an exciting 16-13 win over Framingham State to move up three spots.

Framingham State and Salve Regina rounded out the top five – the Seahawks improved to 4-1 and 1-0 in Commonwealth Coast Football (CCC) play with a 45-10 victory against Nichols College. This week, the Seahawks host Endicott College for a 12 p.m. kick-off.

Curry College, Husson University and Western Connecticut checked-in sixth, seventh and eighth, respectively, while MIT (ninth) and Williams College (10th) secured the final two spots on this week’s poll.

Middlebury College, Amherst College, Western New England, Wesleyan and WPI are all receiving votes.

Against Merchant Marine, Springfield quarterback Jake Eglintine recorded four touchdowns – two through the air, two on the ground – while Jordan Wilcox led all rushers with 169 yards on 25 carries and one score.

The Pride’s defense collaborated for 10 tackles for a loss of 45 yards, including a quartet of sacks for a loss of 20 yards.

Springfield hosts Catholic University this weekend before heading into a bye week. The Pride will then end their season with a visit to Maine Maritime (11/4) followed by a home date with MIT on Saturday, November 11th.

Trinity continues to be the team to beat in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) as the Bantams managed to pick-up their fifth-straight win by defeating Tufts University, 23-16. Max Chipouras highlighted the Bantams offensive attack by rushing for a game-high 165 yards 29 carries and one score, while the defense registered five tackles for a loss of 24 yards, including a pair of sacks (17 yards).

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Springfield Remains No.1 In Second Grinold Chapter New England D3 Poll

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By Matt Noonan (@MattNoonan11) 

For the second-straight week, the Springfield College Pride secured the top spot in this week’s Grinold Chapter New England Division III football weekly rankings.

The news of this week’s poll was announced earlier this afternoon.

The Pride, who improved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play, secured 10 first-place votes, while Framingham State, which checked-in second on this week’s poll, earned five first-place votes. The Rams were idle this past weekend weekend, but entered their bye week winners of four-straight.

Trinity College, Amherst College and Middlebury College rounded out the top five – the Mammoths of Amherst secured one first-place vote. All three teams head into the fourth week of New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) play undefeated.

Salve Regina and Curry College checked-in sixth and seventh, respectively, while MIT, Plymouth State and Husson University secured the final positions.

Springfield’s ground game highlighted their 42-3 win over Norwich this past weekend as both Jordan Wilcox (111 yards) and Chad Shade (101 yards) each found the end zone, while the defense registered five sacks. This week, the Pride head to Coast Guard Academy for a 1:30 p.m. kick-off.

Trinity secured its third-straight win of the season by defeating Williams College, 17-9. Quarterback Sonny Puzzo and tailback Max Chipouras combined for two scores, while the Bantams’ defense recorded a pair of sacks and interceptions.

Ollie Eberth highlighted Amherst’s third win of the season as the second-year signal-caller recorded a pair of scores, including a 23-yard score on the ground in the final session to secure a 31-14 win over Bowdoin College. Quarterback Jared Lebowitz completed 28 of 52 passes for 389 yards, while tossing three touchdowns in Middlebury’s 37-6 win over Colby College.

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