BOSTON, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) office has announced the 2019 baseball preseason coaches' poll and the Emerson baseball team was selected to finish in the eighth slot.
Babson, the reigning NEWMAC champion, was chosen to finish in the top spot with seven first place votes followed by Wheaton (Mass.) in the second spot with one first place vote after an appearance last season's NEWMAC title game. Springfield comes in at the No. 3 spot with MIT following in fourth and Clark in fifth. Rounding out the last three spots are No. 6 WPI, No. 7 Coast Guard and No. 8 Emerson.
The Lions begin its 2019 campaign out at its new home field at St. John's Prep on Thursday, February 28 at 3:00 p.m., hosting Framingham State.
2019 NEWMAC Baseball Preseason Poll
Rank (First Place Votes)
1. Babson (7)
2. Wheaton (1)
7. Coast Guard