Hawks favored to take USA South again

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AlabamaNews.Net) — Fresh off last season’s 10-2 mark as well as a perfect 7-0 run through the USA South last season, The defending conference champs Huntingdon are the coaches’ pre-season pick to win the conference again this season.

Monday at the conference’s Media Day held in Montgomery, Huntingdon’s 13 year head coach Mike Turk smiled, saying he wouldn’t want to be picked anywhere but the top.

Huntingdon garnered 7 of the 8 first place votes and 49 total points to place first.

Tennessee’s Maryville College collected the last first place votes and 43 points overall to earn 2nd place in the preseason polling.

Huntingdon begins fall practice August 11th and opens the season on the road September 3rd at Louisiana College.