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Baseball - Tue, Jan. 29, 2013

Doane with 96 points and seven first place votes is the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) baseball coaches' choice to win the 2013 league title. 

The Tigers, who won the GPAC regular season last spring, posted a 36-21 record in 2012 (16-4 in the GPAC). Mount Marty won the GPAC Tournament in Lincoln, NE and joined Doane in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round.  Doane advanced to the championship game at the Marian, Indiana, NAIA Opening Round site (vs. Point Park).

The GPAC baseball season will consist of 20 games (11 doubleheaders) and conclude with the GPAC Postseason Tournament on May 2-4 in Hastings, Nebraska.

Points were assigned on a 10-1 basis and coaches' could not vote for their own team.

Here is the complete GPAC Baseball 2013 preseason coaches' poll:
 

Team

Points

First Place Votes

1. Doane

96

7

2. Morningside

90

3

3. Northwestern

82

 

4. Mount Marty

73

1

5. Nebraska Wesleyan

59

 

6. Dakota Wesleyan

58

 

7. Concordia

41

 

8. Briar Cliff

39

 

9. Hastings

37

 

10. Midland

19

 

11. Dordt

11

 

Photo from Doane Sports Information

 
 
 
 
 
 
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