(INDIANAPOLIS) – The 2018 Great Midwest Athletic Conference Baseball Preseason Coaches Poll presented by Under Armour has been released and Walsh has been selected to finish fourth in the North Division. The Cavaliers received 37 points in the voting process.
The Cavs were one-point shy of Hillsdale for the third spot. Malone was selected to win the division with nine first place votes and 58 points. Ohio Dominican was selected second with 45 points and two first place votes. The remaining first place vote in the north went to the Chargers. Findlay (24 pts.) and Lake Erie (14 pts.) concluded the division
In the south, defending tournament champions and Midwest Regional qualifier Kentucky Wesleyan was picked first with 58 points and eight first place votes. Trevecca followed in second with 54 points and the remaining four first place votes. Alderson Broaddus (36 pts.), Ohio Valley (30 pts.), Cedarville (27 pts.), and Davis & Elkins (11 pts.) complete the south rankings.
The Maroon and Gold's season starts just over a month from now when the Cavs take on California (Pa.) in a three-game series with a doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 24, followed by a single nine-inning game on Sunday.