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UMBC BASEBALL SELECTED SIXTH IN AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE PRESEASON COACHES’ POLL
John Jancuska's Retrievers were selected to finish sixth in the preason coaches' poll.
The UMBC baseball team was selected to finish sixth out of seven teams in the America East Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll.
UMBC (16-34, 6-15) returns seven of eight position starters while losing three pitchers from its staff last year. Head coach John Jancuska, with 602 career wins, ranks 45th among NCAA Division I active coaches for career wins and will look to Zach Clark and Jon Pavlis to lead the Retriever pitching staff. Top returning hitter Steve Russo (.311 Avg.) leads a Retriever offense that finished last season ranked fifth in team batting average with .227 and fourth in runs scored with 257.