College | Story | 2/4/2019

Conference Preview: MEAC

Vincent Cervino        
Photo: Anthony Maldonado (BCU Athletics)

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Predicted Order of Finish

Overall/conference win-loss records from 2018 indicated | * Denotes projected conference automatic bid

Northern Division

No. Team W L W L
1 Coppin State 21 24 18 4
2 Norfolk State 19 30 14 10
3 Delaware State 9 35 7 16
4 MD-Eastern Shore 12 41 8 17

Southern Division

No. Team W L W L
1 North Carolina A&T* 32 25 16 8
2 Bethune-Cookman 24 34 14 10
3 Florida A&M 25 30 15 9
4 North Carolina Central 28 24 12 14
5 Savannah State 7 34 4 20

Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name Class School Stats/Notes
C Brent Maxwell Sr. Florida A&M .270-1-30; exp. senior, simple swing, solid glove
1B Nazier McIlwain Sr. Coppin State .327-2-43; track record, smooth swing, LH strength
MIF Derek Lohr So. Coppin State .362-0-18; star FR Yr., + arm, quick compact stroke
MIF Corey Joyce Jr. North Carolina Central .358-6-37; defending POY, twitchy, pop to all fields
3B Perry "AJ" Hunt Sr. North Carolina A&T .316-6-35; plate disc., senior exp., some power too
OF Danwoven Smith Sr. North Carolina A&T .335-8-45; good power, clean swing, impact barrel
OF Carter Williams Jr. North Carolina Central .307-6-36; athletic, good arm, barrel skills
OF Justin Hayes Sr. Norfolk State .347-1-12; excellent defender, runner, high contact
DH Danny Rodriguez Sr. Bethune-Cookman .272-8-35; big power, pull-side app., former ROY
UT Darnell Maisonet Sr. Delaware State .297-5-20/2.98, 42.1 IP; good hitter, 88-90 w/ funk
SP Anthony Maldonado Jr. Bethune-Cookman 2.81, 64 IP, 74:18; defending PiOY, 92-95 good SL
SP Jahmon Taylor Sr. Coppin State 2.66, 71 IP, 81:34; led conf. in K & ERA, good cmd.
SP Michael Johnson Jr. North Carolina A&T 3.82, 75.1 IP, 43:22; 3 pitches for strikes, 7 Ws
SP Chris Kernen Sr. North Carolina Central 2.85, 60 IP, 51:16; good mix, competes, sinking FB
RP Dylan Carlson Jr. Florida A&M 2.33, 27 IP, 24:15, 9 SV; ASR low-90s FB, good SL

Player of the Year: Corey Joyce, ss, North Carloina Central
Pitcher of the Year: Anthony Maldonado, rhp, Bethune-Cookman
Freshman of the Year: Ryan Coscarella, ss, Florida A&M

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