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Baseball Picked Fifth In Pre-Season Poll

Baseball Picked Fifth In Pre-Season Poll

Falcons notch 26 points in 2019 MASCAC Coaches Poll

FITCHBURG, Mass. – The Fitchburg State baseball team was recently picked fifth overall in the 2019 MASCAC Baseball Pre-Season Coaches Poll as announced by the league office on Wednesday afternoon.

Westfield State, the reigning MASCAC regular season and post-season tournament champions were the MASCAC Baseball pre-season favorites to repeat after collecting six first place ballots for a total of 47 points to outdistance second place Salem State's total of 38 points, which included the final first place ballot

Tying for the third slot was Framingham State and Mass. Maritime with 32 points apiece, while Fitchburg State landed in the fifth spot with a total of 26 points. Worcester State was next, placing sixth after claiming 21 points.

The Trailblazers of MCLA followed in seventh with 19 points, while Bridgewater State rounded out this year's MASCAC Baseball Pre-Season Poll in the eighth sport with a total of nine points.

The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, the nation's oldest Division III men's and women's playing conference, has a rich and storied tradition of competitive success while celebrating excellence in the classroom. MASCAC member schools include Bridgewater State University, Fitchburg State University, Framingham State University, MCLA, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Salem State University, Westfield State University and Worcester State University. Two other institutions, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Plymouth State University, are affiliate members of the conference in the sports of football and men's ice hockey, while Western Connecticut State University joined the conference as an affiliate member in the sport of football for the 2013-14 academic year.


2019 MASCAC Baseball Pre-Season Coaches Poll

  1. Westfield State (6)

                 47 points
  1. Salem State  (1)

                 38 points
  1. Framingham State

                 32 points

       Mass. Maritime

                 32 points

5.    Fitchburg State

                 26 points

6.    Worcester State  

                 21 points

7.    MCLA  

                 19 points

8.    Bridgewater State

                   9 Points


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