GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The Gallaudet University baseball team was picked eighth in the 2018 North Eastern Conference (NEAC) preseason coaches poll released Wednesday.
GU finished the 2017 season with a 9-31 record and a 4-12 NEAC mark. The Bison received 24 total points in the 10-team poll.
Penn St.-Berks, the two-time defending NEAC champions, are No. 1 as the Nittany Lions received five first-place votes and 77 points. NEAC runner-up Penn College was ranked second with three first-place votes and 73 points. Penn St.-Abington and Keuka College followed in third and fourth place, respectively, as they both received one first-place vote.
The Bison open their season Sunday, Feb. 18, as they welcome University of Valley Forge to Hoy Field for a non-conference doubleheader at noon.
2018 NEAC Baseball Preseason Poll
- Penn St.-Berks (5)
- Penn College (3)
- Penn St.-Abington (1)
- Keuka (1)
- Lancaster Bible
- SUNY Polytechnic
- SUNY Cobleskill
( ) = First-place votes