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Football Picked Fourth in ACFC Preseason Poll
08/15/2006

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The Frostburg State football team has been picked to finish fourth in the Atlantic Central Football Conference this season as voted by the league’s coaches.

Wesley, coming off a NCAA Division III semifinal appearance and a 12-2 overall record, edged out SUNY Brockport for first place in the 2006 preseason coaches poll with three first-place votes and five points.

Brockport returns 20 starters including the 2005 ACFC Rookie of the Year Zack Luke. The Golden Eagles received two first-place votes from the coaches and a total of six points.

Salisbury was picked third with 10 points. The Sea Gulls return 10 starters from a squad that finished 8-3 overall and were the Eastern College Athletic Conference Champions after downing Franklin & Marshall 27-23.

Frostburg State, the third team from the ACFC to participate in postseason action last fall, was picked fourth with 13 points. The Bobcats return 15 starters, eight all-conference selections, including junior tailback Shanorm Young (Baltimore, Md./Baltimore Polytechnic) who rushed for 993 yards and 11 touchdowns last season.

Apprentice was selected fifth, 16 points, in the league after snapping its 14-game conference losing streak. The Builders return 19 starters including first-team all-conference defensive lineman Orlando Robinson.

FSU opens its season when its hosts Apprentice on Saturday, September 9 at 6:00 pm for the first ever night game at Bobcat Stadium.

2006 ACFC Preseason Coaches Poll
First-place votes in parantheses
1. Wesley 5 (3)
2. SUNY Brockport 6 (2)
3. Salisbury 10
4. Frostburg State 13
6. Apprentice 16

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780
E-mail: sportsinfo@frostburg.edu