WATERVILLE, Maine – The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) has announced its 2018 Men's Lacrosse Preseason Poll and Johnson State College has been ranked to finish eighth in a vote conducted by the league's coaches.
Johnson (2017: 0-10, 0-7 NAC) will be led by first-year head coach Steven Foote. Johnson's leading scorer from a year ago, senior Rhys Keenhold (Braintree, Vt.), and sophomore defenseman Hayden Tomlinson (Bradford, Vt.) will lead the young Badger squad. This season, the team will look to take the next step as a program and make a push for the NAC Tournament.
Defending NAC Champion NEC was picked first in the poll, earning six first place votes for 62 points. Castleton was selected second with 58 points and two first place votes, followed by Lyndon with 44 points.
To read the full NAC Preseason Poll release, with previews for each team, please click HERE.