Illinois Tech Baseball Picked to Finish Eighth in NACC Preseason Poll

(Photo Credit: Stephen Bates, WCS Photography)
(Photo Credit: Stephen Bates, WCS Photography)

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The Illinois Tech baseball team has been voted to finish in eighth place out of 12 teams by the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference coaches and sports information directors of the conference.  

The Scarlet Hawks received 115 total votes. Defending NACC Champions Concordia Chicago was voted to finish first place after receiving 21 first-place votes and got 285 total points.

Illinois Tech enters their first full year of the NACC and NCAA Division III winning 15 games last season. Their season begins on Saturday, March 2 in Jacksonville, Ill, as Tech will take on both Elmhurst (10:00 a.m. central time) and Lawrence (1:00 p.m. central time) in Portland.

Live audio, video, and stats are set to be available for all baseball home events. The live audio will be powered by Illinois Media School.

2019 NACC Baseball Preseason Poll
First-place votes in parentheses

Concordia Chicago (21) 285
Aurora (2) 255
Benedictine 232
MSOE 196
Concordia Wisconsin 191
Marian 185
Rockford (1) 135
Illinois Tech 115
Edgewood 87
Dominican 83
Wisconsin Lutheran 80
Lakeland 28
Full release here: http://www.naccsports.org/sports/bsb/2018-19/releases/20190208base-nacc-preseasonpoll