Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Traynor Honored

Dartmouth linebacker Jack Traynor has been named the Ivy League defensive player of the week. From a Dartmouth release:
A six-foot, 230-pound junior from Lake Forest, Illinois, Traynor spearheaded the defensive effort against a Quaker team that entered the game averaging 587 yards and over 50 points a game. Traynor led the Big Green with nine tackles, eight solo with one for a loss, along with a pass breakup as the defense held Penn to a mere 243 yards and 13 points in the contest.
Here's how the offshore Wise Guys see this week:

Yale and Dartmouth are a pick 'em
Harvard is favored by 14.5 points at Cornell
Brown is favored by 21 points at Stetson
Columbia is favored by 17.5 points at Marist
Penn is favored by 13 points at Central Connecticut
Princeton is favored by 25 points at home against Georgetown

Holy Cross is favored by three points at home against Monmouth
Sacred Heart has a week off before playing host to Dartmouth next week.
Northeast teams in the STATS Top-25 poll:
12. Villanova
13. New Hampshire
23. Stony Brook
24. Albany
30. Saint Francis
32. Dartmouth
39. Columbia
40. Monmouth
43. Yale
44. Harvard
47. Colgate
49. Princeton
51. Penn
51. Duquesne

Northeast teams in the FCS Coaches Top-25 poll:
13. New Hampshire
15. Villanova
24. Stony Brook
27. Yale
30. Saint Francis
31. Albany
39. Monmouth
The Dartmouth has a follow story on the college losing "its appeal to the Grafton Superior Court to approve a plan for a new indoor practice facility."