Wolfpack Ranked No. 3 in NJCAA Poll

Published 2:58pm Friday, August 15, 2014

WESSON – Coming off of a 7-2 season in 2013 and returning key players in several positions, the Copiah-Lincoln Wolfpack are a team with weighty expectations and aspirations. On Tuesday the NJCAA preseason poll was released and the 2014 Wolfpack are ranked No. 3 in the nation.

In 2013, Co-Lin began the season No. 9 in the poll and eventually moved up to No. 5 before losing their first game. They were ranked No.11 in the final poll of the season.

Co-Lin opens the season on Aug. 28 when they host the No. 19 Itawamba Indians at 7 p.m. in Stone Stadium. On Sep. 4, the Wolfpack travel to take on the defending National Champion and No. 1 ranked East Mississippi Lions in Scooba at 7 p.m.

Other MACJC teams ranked in the NJCAA’s Top 20 include Mississippi Gulf Coast No. 9, Jones County No. 10, and Itawamba No. 19.

The complete poll can be viewed at www.njcaa.org