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Monday, February 5, 2018

Conference Preview: MEAC

Vincent Cervino        
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Preseason College Top 25 | Preseason All-American Team | 2018 College Baseball Preview Index

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Predicted Order of Finish

Overall/conference win-loss records from 2017 indicated | * Denotes projected conference automatic bid

Northern Division

No. Team W L W L
1 Delaware State 22 25 14 10
2 Norfolk State 26 22 16 7
3 Coppin State 11 31 8 15
4 MD-Eastern Shore 12 40 9 15

Southern Division

No. Team W L W L
1 Bethune-Cookman* 36 25 15 8
2 North Carolina A&T 28 25 15 9
3 Florida A&M 27 26 14 10
4 North Carolina Central 22 28 12 11
5 Savannah State 12 29 3 21

Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name Class School Stats/Notes
C Adan Ordonez  Sr. North Carolina A&T .291-6-49; consistent performer, run producer
1B Nazier McIlwain Jr. Coppin State .377-3-33; smooth LH stroke, led conf. in AVG
2B Corey Joyce So. North Carolina Central .344-5-43; good athlete, gap-to-gap pop, + runner
SS Brandon Melendez Sr. North Carolina A&T .363-1-24; solid defender, BR instincts, 14 SB
3B Jameel Edeny Sr. Bethune-Cookman .309-5-41; led conf. in 2B, smooth actions at 3B
OF Myles Sowell Sr. North Carolina A&T .345-3-28; speed player, aggressive on bases
OF Willis McDaniel Jr. Florida A&M .302-3-31; 6.6 runner, excellent CF defense
OF Carter Williams So. North Carolina Central .351-2-26; polished approach, leadoff profile
DH Danny Rodriguez Jr. Bethune-Cookman .330-11-46; reigning POY, polished hitter, good pop
UT Brian Davis Sr. Florida A&M .294-4-35; strong K-zone recognition, good pop
SP Ryan Anderson Sr. Florida A&M 3.45, 91.1 IP, 56:24; + command, strong mix, exp.
SP Anthony Maldonado So. Bethune-Cookman 3.02, 86.1 IP, 61:31; low-90s w/ plane, strong FR yr.
SP Chase Anderson Jr. Norfolk State 2.82, 76.2 IP, 77:25; transitioning to SP, nasty stuff
SP Lane Deleon Sr. Delaware State 2.84, 69.2 IP, 57:27; four-year SP, competes, projects
RP Ivan Coutinho Sr. Bethune-Cookman 3.02, 30 IP, 28:14, 7 SV; exp. closer, wipeout SL

Player of the Year: Danny Rodriguez, 1b/dh, Bethune-Cookman
Pitcher of the Year: Anthony Maldonado, rhp, Bethune-Cookman
Freshman of the Year: Miguel Rivera, 3b, Delaware State/Noah Orlando, ss, Savannah State

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