SUWANEE, Ga. – –
In exclusive voting by the head coaches in the Southern Collegiate
Athletic Conference (SCAC), Trinity University was voted the
preseason favorite to win the 2011 SCAC baseball championship. Head
coach Tim Scannell’s Tigers received nine of the 11
coaches’ first-place votes followed by Millsaps College with
the remaining two first-place votes.
Trinity earned an automatic bid and the program’s fifth appearance in the NCAA Division III regionals last season. The Tigers posted a 32-9 record and the SCAC West Division title in 2010 while securing the program’s eighth 30-win season since 2000.
As for the division races, Birmingham-Southern College received five of the six first-place votes while tallying 35 points and is the clear preseason favorite to win the East. Rhodes College (28 points, one first-place vote) and DePauw University (25 points) round out the top three spots. Oglethorpe University (18 points), Centre College (13 points) and Sewanee: University of the South (6 points) round out the East.
In the West, defending SCAC champion Trinity garnered four of the five first-place votes (23 points) and is favored to win the division. Millsaps College, with 20 points and the remaining first-place vote, was tabbed second followed by Southwestern University (15 points). Hendrix College (10 points) and Austin College (7 points) complete the West.
To view the entire 2011 SCAC Baseball predicted order of finish, click here.
June 21, 2011 Rhodes' Chandler Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
June 8, 2011 Kyle Felix Leads SCAC's ABCA All-Region Selections
June 2, 2011 SCAC Places Two On ABCA All-America Teams
May 25, 2011 Trinity's Felix Named D3baseball.com All-American
May 18, 2011 Rhodes Set To Host 2011 NCAA South Regional
May 16, 2011 SCAC Champion Trinity Earns NCAA West Region Bid
May 13, 2011 SCAC Cares - Tornado Disaster Relief
April 30, 2011 Rhodes' Brent Lindsey Joins 200 Hit Club
April 28, 2011 SCAC Announces 2011 Baseball All-Tournament Team
April 25, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 12) - Around The SCAC
April 18, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 11) - Around The SCAC
April 11, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 10) - Around The SCAC
April 4, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 9) - Around The SCAC
March 28, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 8) - Around The SCAC
March 26, 2011 Hawkins Becomes 29th SCAC Player to Reach 200 Hits
March 21, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 7) - Around The SCAC
March 14, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 6) - Around The SCAC
March 7, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 5) - Around The SCAC
March 1, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 4) - Around The SCAC
February 22, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 3) - Around The SCAC
February 15, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 2) - Around The SCAC
February 8, 2011 Baseball Recap (Week 1) - Around the SCAC
February 4, 2011 SCAC Baseball Media Days to Get Underway Monday, February 7
January 25, 2011 Rhodes selected to host 2011 NCAA South Regional
October 11, 2010 Millsaps' Owen Named to D3baseball.com All-Decade Team
October 7, 2010 Austin College Names Rise Head Baseball Coach
September 10, 2010 Birmingham-Southern's Weisberg Named 2010 Alabama College Coach of the Year