Lawrence (Lawrenceville, NJ)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Cardinals
Colors: Red/White
Coach: Nathan Jones
League: West Jersey - Valley
Playoff Division: South Group 3
Playoff Division Rank: #27

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 3
Returning Defensive Starters: 8
2017 JV Record: 2-6
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Deon McLean 6'1" 175 Junior CB/RB 4.5
Jacoby Sherard 5'11" 240 Senior DL/RB 4.8
Dawson Aime 6'0" 190 Senior LB/FB 4.7

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Player Cooperation, Great Speed
Team Weaknesses: Youth

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: -10.9
2017 National Rank: #9402
2017 State Rank: #258
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -5.5
Season Scaling/Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -4.7
2018 Starting Power Rating: -31.9
2018 National Rank: #10335
2018 State Rank: #278
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 9.5
Dynasty National Rank: #6509
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 41.4
Dynasty Record: 83-67 (33-31 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 5-5
2017 League Record/Finish: 3-2 (tied for 2nd)
2017 Points For Average: 22.3
2017 Points Against Average: 16.1
2017 Differential: +6.2
2017 Wins: #8321 Hightstown (7-6), #9574 Ewing (Trenton) (26-13), #12385 West Windsor-Plainsboro South (Princeton Junction) (41-13), #13337 Robbinsville (35-0), #13902 Princeton (49-6)
2017 Losses: #1871 Rumson-Fair Haven (Rumson) (35-6), #5938 Nottingham (Hamilton) (12-7), #7704 Steinert (Hamilton) (25-7), #10944 Hamilton (31-28), #10998 Pemberton (20-17)
2017 Opponents W-L: 41-60
Recent League Championships: 2013 (West Jersey - Patriot), 2006 (Colonial Valley - Colonial), 2005 (Colonial Valley- Colonial), 2004 (Colonial Valley- Valley)
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 9/7 Hopewell Valley Central (Pennington), 9/14 at Notre Dame (Lawrenceville), 9/21 at Hightstown, 9/28 Ewing (Trenton), 10/5 Princeton, 10/13 at Steinert (Hamilton), 10/19 Cherry Hill West (Cherry Hill), 10/27 at Hamilton
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Cherry Hill West (Cherry Hill) (-11.2), Hightstown (-17.2), Steinert (Hamilton) (-17.3)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Princeton (-68), Hamilton (-41.4), Hopewell Valley Central (Pennington) (-35.3)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -13.8 (-5.5 overall)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -29.6
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison: -15.8
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #295
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #11236
2018 Projected Regular Season Record: 3-5
2018 Projected League Finish: 2nd
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%