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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Jan. 30, 2014

MIAA releases baseball preseason poll

MIAA Release

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Northwest Missouri State baseball program finished 22-27 last season just missing the conference tournament and are eyeing a return to the top as the MIAA releases their 2014 Preseason Coaches Poll.

2014 MIAA Baseball Preseason Coaches Poll

1. Central Missouri (12)168

2. Missouri Western (1)144

3. Central Oklahoma (1) 139

T4. Emporia State128

T4. Missouri Southern128

6. Pittsburg State110

7. Lindenwood 98

8. Northeastern State 94

9. Fort Hays State 73

10. Nebraska-Kearney 57

11. Northwest Missouri 49 

12. Washburn 37

13. Southwest Baptist 34

14. Lincoln 15


Central Missouri took the top spot in the conference as they are currently rank No. 19 in NCAA. Northwest came in at No. 11 in the MIAA as the 2014 season approaches.

The Bearcats return three All-MIAA performers from last season. Ryan Abernathy and Eric McGlauflin return after earning second team All-MIAA accolades while Rkyer Fox was tabbed Honorable Mention.

Head Coach Darin Loe’s team will open their season in Alva, Okla. as they take on Northwestern Oklahoma State Saturday Feb. 8.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
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