The reigning BIG EAST regular season and tournament champions, St. John’s, was picked unanimously as the preseason favorite to win the league in the annual December poll conducted by the league’s seven head coaches. The Red Storm won the BIG EAST Championship for a league-best ninth time last season.
Along with the poll, the coaches selected Xavier junior designated hitter Conor Grammes and Creighton junior outfielder Will Robertson as the Co-Preseason Players of the Year; and Seton Hall junior right-hander Ricky DeVito as the Preseason Pitcher of the Year.
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Texas A&M and Ole Miss completed weekend sweeps on Sunday. The Aggies dismantled Long Beach State, outscoring the Dirtbags, 27-3 in the series. Ole Miss swept Eastern Illinois on the final non-conference weekend.
The final undefeated team went down as Louisville suffered its first loss of the season in a 10-3 loss to North Carolina. Louisville was also the last team to lose in 2017.
St. Peter’s (0-6) extended the nation’s longest losing streak to 45 games with a pair of losses at LIU-Brooklyn on Sunday. The Peacocks lost 9-5 and 13-2 (7 innings). St. Peter’s plays at Seton Hall on Wednesday. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (March 11)”