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HL Baseball Preseason Polls, Team Announced

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Garnering three first-place votes from Horizon League coaches, the Valparaiso Crusaders are picked to repeat in 2013.  The preseason accolades were announced Wednesday morning.

In the last of a multitude of preseason hype, Valpo also had five players named to the Preseason All-Horizon League Team.  

2013 Horizon League Preseason Baseball Poll

            Team                        Overall/HL 2012 record  

1.         Valparaiso (3)              35-25 / 22-8         

2.         Milwaukee (2)              27-27 / 18-11                             

3.         Wright State                 37-21 / 20-10      

4.         UIC                                23-34 / 12-17           

5.         Youngstown State      11-44 / 7-23

 

2013 Preseason All-Horizon League Team

C - Garrett Gray, Wright State

1B - Alex Grunenwald, UIC

2B - Tanner Vavra, Valparaiso

SS - Spencer Mahoney, Valparaiso

3B - Drew Dosch, Youngstown State

OF - Luke Meeteer, Milwaukee

OF - Jon Ryan, UIC

OF - Chris Manning, Valparaiso

OF - Jason Shirley, Youngstown State

DH - Ryan Boss, UIC

UTIL - Andrew Bain, Valparaiso

P - Cale Tassi, Milwaukee

P - Kyle Wormington, Valparaiso

 

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