Aug 27, 2010
LANCASTER,Pa.- Franklin and Marshall has been selected as the preseason favorite for the Centennial Conference Championship. The Diplomats return the entire starting rotation from last year's 23-6 season.
The Diplomats received 98 points securing eight of the ten first place votes. Haverford, the defending champions received 87 points with one first place vote to take the number two ranking. Rounding off the top three is Gettysburg and Swarthmore tied with 80 points apiece.
All-American and All-Conference selection Nicole Morano and All-Conference selection Pam Horner will lead the Diplomats in the upcoming season. F & M is chasing its fifth CC Championship since 2000.
Franklin & Marshall opens the season against Dickinson on Friday September 3, at the Juniata Tournament.
2010 Centennial Conference Preseason Poll
|School (1st Place Votes)||Points|
|1. Franklin & Marshall (8)||98|
|2. Haverford (1)||87|
|T-3. Gettysburg (1)||80|
|T-3. Swarthmore (1)||80|
|6. Johns Hopkins||57|
|11. Bryn Mawr||14|