GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The Gallaudet University baseball team was picked 8th in the first-ever North Eastern Conference (NEAC) preseason coaches poll.
GU finished the 2015 season with a 8-29 record and a 3-11 NEAC mark. The Bison received 10 total points in the eight-team poll.
Penn St.-Abington who shared the NEAC regular-season championship in 2015, is No. 1 with four first-place votes and 45 points. Penn St.-Berks is second with 40 points and two first-place votes while co-defending NEAC regular-season champions SUNY Poly round out the top three with 36 points and one first-place vote. Penn College is fourth and received one first-place vote.
The Bison (0-1) dropped their season opener 9-0 to Christopher Newport University (2-0) yesterday and will head south to North Carolina this weekend for three games.
2016 NEAC Baseball Preseason Poll
- Penn St.-Abington (4)
- Penn St.-Berks (2)
- SUNY Poly (1)
- Penn College (1)
- Lancaster Bible
( ) = First-place votes