At the CAA Media day, UMass was picked first in the preseason poll. CAA press release here .
OVERALL CHAMPION -- Massachusetts
North Division (First Place votes)
1. Massachusetts (17) Note that we got 17 votes and there are only 12 teams in the league!
2. New Hampshire (1)
3. Hofstra (1)
6. Rhode Island
South Division (First Place votes)
1. Richmond (11)
2. James Madison (7)
3. Delaware (1)
5. William and Mary
Liam Coen got preseason Offensive Player of the year.
Sean Calicchio was preseason All-conference.
The All-conference defensive backfield was a UMass home field with three UMass players selected: Jeromy Miles, Courtney Robinson and Sean Smalls.
Lots of articles about media day.