Salukis picked 2nd in preseason MVC Baseball poll

Salukis picked 2nd in preseason MVC Baseball poll

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - The Southern Illinois University baseball team has been picked to finish 2nd in the Missouri Valley Conference preseason baseball poll.

The Salukis received three of the eight possible first-place votes and have the program's highest spot in the preseason poll since 2006.

Michael Baird, Logan Blackfan and Chad Whitmer were all named to the 14 man preseason All-MVC team.

2017 MVC Preseason Poll

1. Dallas Baptist 
2. Southern Illinois
3. Missouri State 
4. (T) Indiana State
4. (T) Wichita State
6. Bradley
7. Evansville
8. Illinois State

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