A preseason poll has ranked VSU baseball fifth in the Gulf South Conference. The poll was announced Wednesday.
The Blazers earned a total of 92 points from this poll, outranking eight other teams.
Mississippi College earned the number one spot with a total of 137 points, while the Blazers earned just one point over Lee University with 91 points.
Below is the full list:
|1. Mississippi College||137|
|2. Delta State||129|
|3. West Florida||122|
|5. Valdosta State||92|
|7. West Georgia||86|
|8. West Alabama||79|
|9. Alabama Huntsville||58|
|11. Auburn Montgomery||42|
|13. Christian Brothers||12|
The head coaches from each team voted on the poll as teams received 12 points for a first-place vote, 11 points for a second-place vote, etc. They were not allowed to vote for their own team.
VSU baseball went 20-26 in the 2018 season with a conference record of 12-17. The Blazers will kick off their 2019 season at Embry-Riddle on Friday at 6 p.m.
They will welcome Flagler at their first home game of the season on Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. ET
Written by Kaitlyn Baich, Staff Writer. Photo courtesy of VSU Athletics.
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