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Owls, Skyhawks Tabbed by NE10 Coaches to Repeat as Champions
MANSFIELD, Mass. - The Southern Connecticut Men's track and field team and the Stonehill Women's team have been picked by the Northeast-10 Conference coaches to reign supreme at this weekend's NE10 Championships. The two-day event begins tomorrow and will take place at Smith College, hosted by American International College.
To see the complete results of the voting, see below.
The Owls narrowly edged out American International by just one point in the men's voting. If the coaches are accurate, this year's event could be one of the most exciting in conference history. Southern Connecticut received 95 points and six first place votes, while the Yellow Jackets earned 94 points and the remaining five first place nods. Stonehill's men's team was picked to finish third having received 79 points.
On the women's side, the defending champions from Stonehill recieved all but one first place vote and 121 points overall. Southern Connecticut was tabbed to finish second with 107 points and the remaining first place selection. American International rounded out the top three as the Yellow Jackets earned 96 points in the coaches' voting.
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