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13 NCBWA Preseason Poll


Baseball Ninth in NCBWA Preseason Regional Poll
     02/01/13...Head Coach Todd Williams and the Mountain Cat baseball team were ranked ninth in the 2013 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Preseason Atlantic Region Poll when it was released on Friday.  Four Pitt-Johnstown players earned spots on preseason all-region teams, including junior catcher Kyle Morrow (McVeytown, Pa.,) who earned a spot on the first-team... (Full Release)
     Defending National Champion West Chester University was the top-ranked team, while Mercyhurst College, Seton Hill University, Shippensburg University, and Kutztown University rounded out the top-five.
     Individually, Morrow, a First-Team All-Atlantic Region selection in 2012, was selected to the first-team in the preseason poll.  Junior second baseman Jake Warner (Dillsburg, Pa.) was a second-team choice, while sophomore pitcher Andrew Keirn (Dillsburg, Pa.) and sophomore first baseman Mike Palkovitz (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) were both honorable mention selections.

2013 NCBWA Preseason Atlantic Region Poll
1.  West Chester (98 pts.)
2.  Mercyhurst (84 pts.)
3.  Seton Hill  (82 pts.)
4.  Shippensburg (57 pts.)
5.  Kutztown (56 pts.)
6.  Millersville (41 pts.)
7.  Slippery Rock (27 pts.)
8.  California (PA) 24 pts.)
9.  Pitt-Johnstown (18 pts.)
10.  IUP (17 pts.)