Cowboys Picked Sixth In ASC Preseason Poll

Cowboys Picked Sixth In ASC Preseason Poll

 

RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' baseball team was picked to finish sixth in the American Southwest Conference preseason poll of the league's head coaches and sports information directors.

The Cowboys are coming off a 20-23 season and returns four position starters and one pitching starter.

Senior shortstop Taylor Cooling and senior pitcher Chandler Carter were named to the Preseason Players to Watch list.

HSU opens its season on Feb. 9 against Hendrix in Grand Prairie at 11 a.m.

 

2018 ASC Baseball Preseason Poll

Rank

Team (1st place votes)

Pts.

2017 Record (ASC)

1.

UT Tyler (21)

331

39-9 (21-3)

2.

UT Dallas (5)

304

33-11 (19-5)

3.

Concordia Texas

285

31-18 (16-8)

4.

East Texas Baptist

257

30-15 (18-6)

5.

Mary Hardin-Baylor

217

22-18 (16-8)

6.

Hardin-Simmons

207

20-23 (11-13)

7.

Belhaven #

153

26-14 (14-10)

8.

Sul Ross State

132

14-26 (7-17)

9.

Louisiana College

131

20-22 (9-15)

 

McMurry %

131

13-27 (7-17)

11.

Howard Payne

114

18-22 (10-14)

12.

Ozarks

61

12-26 (6-17)

13.

LeTourneau

59

9-28 (1-22)

# Ineligible for 2018 ASC Championship/NCAA Championship (Div. III Provisional)

% Ineligible for 2018 ASC Championship/NCAA Championship (Div. III Reclassifying)

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