GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The Gallaudet University baseball team was picked seventh in the 2017 North Eastern Conference (NEAC) preseason coaches poll released Thursday.
GU finished the 2016 season with a 9-30 record and a 4-10 NEAC mark. The Bison received 25 total points in the nine-team poll.
Penn St.-Berks, the defending NEAC champions, are No. 1 as the Nittany Lions received seven first-place votes and 63 points. Lancaster Bible College is second with one first-place vote and 55 points followed by Penn St.-Abington with one first-place vote and 50 points in third.
The Bison open their season Sunday, Feb. 19, as they welcome University of Valley Forge to Hoy Field for a non-conference doubleheader at noon.
2017 NEAC Baseball Preseason Poll
- Penn St.-Berks (7)
- Lancaster Bible (1)
- Penn St.-Abington (1)
- SUNY Polytechnic
- Penn College
( ) = First-place votes