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Conference Preview: MAC

Photo: Connor Wollersheim (Kent State Athletics)




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Predicted Order of Finish

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


No. Team W L W L
1 Kent State* 36 16 19 8
2 Ball State 32 24 17 10
3 Miami 33 18 17 10
4 Central Michigan 25 28 16 11
5 Northern Illinois 20 35 8 16
6 Toledo 21 31 14 13
7 Ohio 21 32 9 18
8 Eastern Michigan 22 34 14 13
9 Western Michigan 23 25 12 13
10 Bowling Green 11 39 6 19


Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name Class School Stats/Notes
C Pete Schuler Sr. Kent State .272/.363/.447 w/ good defense behind plate
1B Rudy Rott Sr. Ohio POY in '18, .355/.440/.654 w/ 15 HR, 50 RBI
MIF Will Vogelgesang Jr. Miami .322/.416/.411 w/ 18 SB, 10 XBH, good hit/glove
MIF
Landon Stephens Jr. Miami .298/.358/.498 w/ 23 XBH, good power, 3B glove
3B
Zach Owings Jr. Eastern Michigan .350/.440/.530 w/ 19 XBH, 16 SB, power/speed/glove
OF Nate Grys Sr. Western Michigan .306/.406/.611 in '18 w/ 10 HR, good power/speed mix
OF Jake Wilson Jr. Bowling Green  .297/.366/.324, outstanding center field defense
OF John Servello So. Toledo .353/.424/.472 as FR, big-time power potential
DH Zach Heeke Jr. Central Michigan .346/.520/.425, elite on-base skills w/ def. versatility
UT Pavin Parks Sr. Kent State .978 OPS w/ 24 XBH/52 RBI; 90-93 in closer role
SP John Baker Jr. Ball State 5-5, 3.68, 118 K/95.1 IP, leader of dynamic staff
SP Connor Wollersheim Sr. Kent State 5-2, 4.02, 44 K, good size/stuff w/ improved command
SP Drey Jamison So. Ball State 7-2, 3.88, 97K/72 IP, high-octane arm into mid-90s
SP Patrick Leatherman Sr. Central Michigan 59 IP, 3.51, 77 K, FB/CB combo is very good
RP Collin Romel So. Kent State 1.45, 7 SV, 20 K, good stuff/command mix

Player of the Year: 
Rudy Rott, 1b, Ohio
Pitcher of the Year: John Baker, rhp, Ball State
Freshman of the Year: Ryan Kircher, lhp, Kent State


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