Friday, February 3, 2012

Prairie Stars baseball No. 8 in preseason poll

The University of Illinois Springfield baseball team was picked to finish eighth in the West Division in the Great Lakes Valley Conference preseason coaches’ poll.

Quincy was picked to win the West Division and received nine first-place votes. The Hawks were followed by Drury (four first-place votes), Missouri S&T (two) and Rockhurst (one). William Jewell, Missouri-St. Louis, Maryville and UIS rounded out the list.

The Prairie Stars play their first game under new coach Mike Zandler on Feb. 25 against Monticello, Ark.

The ranking was featured in an February 3, 2012, article in The State Journal-Register.

Read the article online