Baseball placed ninth in GPAC preseason poll
SEWARD, Neb. – Seventeenth-year head coach Jeremy Geidel’s Concordia baseball program has been picked by league coaches to finish ninth in the GPAC. The preseason poll was released Monday morning by the conference.
Last season the Bulldogs went 13-26 overall and 6-14 in conference action (10th place). Among the seven Concordia players who received some form of all-conference mention last season, three return in 2014: outfielder Camaren Gause, left-handed pitcher Luke Parish-Ward and infielder Andrew Yerrell.
The 2014 season begins on Feb. 15 when the Bulldogs visit Bethany College (Kan.) for a doubleheader. Concordia’s first 10 scheduled games are all set to take place in the state of Kansas. The first scheduled home doubleheader is March 22 versus Dakota State University.
2014 GPAC preseason baseball poll
(First-place votes in parentheses)
- Northwestern – 99 points (9)
- Doane – 87 (1)
- Morningside – 80 (1)
- Midland – 74
- Mount Marty – 59
- Dakota Wesleyan – 55
- Nebraska Wesleyan – 48
- Briar Cliff – 34
- Concordia – 30
- Hastings – 28
- Dordt – 11