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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Conference Preview: SoCon

Frankie Piliere        
Photo: Caroline Summers

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Predicted Order of Finish


Overall/conference win-loss records from 2014 indicated | * Denotes projected conference automatic bid


No. Team W L W L
1 Samford* 35 25 15 12
2 Mercer 38 17 18 9
3 Western Carolina 37 18 20 6
4 East Tennessee State 27 30 13 13
5 UNC-Greensboro 21 28 8 16
6 The Citadel 24 34 8 18
7 Furman 26 33 11 15
8 Wofford 32 28 12 14
9 VMI 25 23 11 16


Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name Class School Stats/Notes
C Charlie Madden So. Mercer .269-3-22; high upside bat, good defender
1B Jacob Hoyle Sr. Western Carolina .332-14-53; one of the conference's top sluggers
MIF Bradley Strong Sr. Western Carolina .339-6-53; well rounded hitter with athleticism
MIF Hunter King Sr. UNC-Greensboro .382-3-46; power and speed combination
3B Chris Ohmstede Sr. Furman .318-10-47; big league power stroke
OF Heath Quinn So. Samford .319-9-48; big league tools, speed and power
OF Eric Kalbfleisch Sr. UNC-Greensboro .317-5-26; disciplined power hitter
OF Kyle Lewis So. Mercer .281-2-17; premium athlete with plus tools
DH Jordan Tarsovich Sr. VMI .293-3-24; big summer on the Cape, plus runner
UT Skylar Hunter Jr. The Citadel 1.67, 43 IP, 44:23; 90-94 FB, high draft hopes
SP Andrew Woods Sr. VMI 2.70, 76.2 IP, 71:25; has progressively improved
SP Eric Nyquist Sr. Mercer 3.12, 86.2 IP, 49:17; good secondary feel
SP Ryan Clark Jr. UNC-Greensboro 3.68, 93 IP, 68:22; 88-92 FB w/ sink
SP Jared Brasher So. Samford 5.50, 52.1 IP, 45:42; best pure arm in SoCon
RP Andres Gracia Sr. Samford 0.79, 34 IP, 38:12; 91-93 FB, plus slider

Player of the Year: Heath Quinn, OF, Samford

Pitcher of the Year: Skylar Hunter, RHP, The Citadel

Freshman of the Year: Dalton Long, RHP, East Tennessee State



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