skip navigation

Baseball Picked Ninth in HCAC Preseason Poll

Baseball Picked Ninth in HCAC Preseason Poll

GREENWOOD, IND. - The Defiance College baseball team was picked to finish ninth in the preseason Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference poll, released Wednesday afternoon.

The Yellow Jackets had 31 points, finishing ahead of Hanover. 

Earlham is the preseason favorite having six of the possible 10 first place votes. Manchester came in at second, followed by Franklin in third with three first place votes. 

The Purple and Gold will open the 2018 season on Monday, March 5 with its annual spring break trip taking on Hiram College.

HCAC Baseball Preseason Poll

1. Earlham - 93 (6)
2. Manchester - 81
3. Franklin - 79 (3)
4. Rose-Hulman - 68
5. Mount St. Joseph - 67
6. Transylvania - 36
7. Anderson - 34 (1)
8. Bluffton - 32
9. Defiance - 31
10. Hanover - 29