Softball Selected 11th in First G-MAC Preseason Poll

Softball Selected 11th in First G-MAC Preseason Poll

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The 2018 Great Midwest Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll presented by Under Armour has been released and Walsh has been selected 11th. The Cavaliers received 45 points in the voting process.

Kentucky Wesleyan was selected to win the conference with 135 points and six first place votes. The Panthers were the conference tournament champion and a regional participant last season. Cedarville was selected second with 130 points and five first place votes.

Hillsdale (115) and Ohio Dominican (112) each received one of the final first place votes with the Chargers edging the Panthers by three points for the third spot. Trevecca rounds out the top five with 107 points.

Davis & Elkins and Findlay tied for sixth with 84 points. Ursuline (56), Lake Erie (48), and Malone (47) completed the top 10.

After the Cavaliers, Ohio Valley stands in 12th with 27 points. Alderson Broaddus completes the poll with 24 points.

Walsh will open the season at the Rosemont Dome Tournament near Chicago on Friday, Sept. 23, with games against Missouri S&T and Illinois Springfield.

1. Kentucky Wesleyan - 135 (6)
2. Cedarville - 130 (5)
3. Hillsdale - 115 (1)
4. Ohio Dominican - 112 (1)
5. Trevecca - 107
6. Davis & Elkins - 84
    Findlay - 84
8. Ursuline - 56
9. Lake Erie - 48
10. Malone - 47
11. Walsh - 45
12. Ohio Valley - 27
13. Alderson Broaddus - 24