Sports | 10:10 pm | August 13, 2010 | By R.J. Rico

Elis picked to finish fourth in Ivy League

Head coach Tom Williams will return this fall for his second season with the Bulldogs, who face Georgetown at home on Sept. 18.
Head coach Tom Williams will return this fall for his second season with the Bulldogs, who face Georgetown at home on Sept. 18. Photo by Charlie Croom.

FOOTBALL | The Bulldogs have been picked to finish fourth in the Ivy League this season, according to a preseason media poll released this week.

One of the 17 voters on the media panel tapped Yale to win the league, while 10 chose Harvard, making the Crimson the Ancient Eight front runners.

Yale was also predicted to finish fourth last season but ultimately ended in a tie for sixth.

The Elis start their season Sept. 18 in a home contest against Georgetown.

Below are the full rankings from the poll, with first-place votes in parentheses.

  1. Harvard (10)

  2. Penn (6)

  3. Brown

  4. Yale (1)

  5. Columbia

  6. Princeton

  7. Dartmouth

  8. Cornell

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