Tabor picked 9th in pre-season poll


The Tabor College football team was picked ninth in the media poll and tenth in the coaches poll at the conclusion of Friday's Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference football media day. The coaches awarded Tabor 18 points, placing the Bluejays two points behind ninth-picked Saint Mary.
The coaches picked Friends first (99 points, 9 first place votes) and Bethel second (87 points, 1 first place vote); the media followed suit, awarding Friends 166 points and 14 out of 17 first place selections. Bethel's media votes totaled 150 points, with two first place votes.

Bethel and Friends each posted 8-1 conference records last year. Tabor went 0-9 in conference play.

2007 KCAC Final Standings
1. Bethel 8-1 conference (8-1 overall)
2. Friends 8-1 (9-2)
3. Sterling 7-2 (8-2)
4. Bethany 5-4 (6-4)
5. Kansas Wesleyan 4-5 (5-5)
6. Southwestern 4-5 (4-6)
7. McPherson 3-6 (4-6)
8. Ottawa 3-6 (4-6)
9. Saint Mary 3-6 (3-6)
10. Tabor 0-9 (1-9)

2008 KCAC Preseason Media Poll
1. Friends 166 (14)
2. Bethel 150 (2)
3. Kansas Wesleyan 122
4. Sterling 117
5. Bethany 107 (1)
6. Ottawa 87
7. McPherson 69
8. Southwestern 56
9. Tabor 33
10. Saint Mary 28

2008 KCAC Preseason Coaches Poll
1. Friends 99 (9)
2. Bethel 87 (1)
3. Sterling 72
4. Kansas Wesleyan 71
5. Bethany 55
6. Ottawa 48
7. McPherson 47
8. Southwestern 33
9. Saint Mary 20
10. Tabor 18


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