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Conference Preview: Southland

Connor Spencer        
Photo: Colton Cowser (Sam Houston State Athletics)



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Predicted Order of Finish

Overall/conference win-loss records from 2019 indicated | * Denotes projected conference automatic bid


No. Team W L W L
1 Sam Houston State* 31 25 20 10
2 McNeese State 35  26 16 14
3 Central Arkansas 32 27 19 11
4 Southeastern Louisiana
33 27 19 11
5 Northwestern State 30 25 15 15
6 Texas A&M CC 31  26 14 16
7 Incarnate Word 37 22 18 12
8 Nicholls State 27 28 13 17
9 New Orleans 29 36 13 17
10 Abilene Christian 26 26 13 17
11 Stephen F. Austin 25 33 16 14
12 Lamar 18 36 9 21
13 Houston Baptist  17 36 9 21


Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name Class School Stats/Notes
C Drake Osborn Sr. Texas A&M CC .266-1-18; soft hands, mature receiving, leader
1B Ryan Flores  Jr. Incarnate Word .329-1-23; power and avg, good discipline
MIF Nate Fisbeck R-Sr. McNeese State .304-12-50; high baseball IQ, + arm, power
MIF JC Correa Sr. Lamar .332-10-44; athletic, + power, barrel control
3B Anthony Quirion Sr. Lamar .289-8-26; good barrel control, pull-side pop
OF Colton Cowser So. Sam Houston State .361-7-54; TUSA summer, pure hitter
OF Itchy Burts Sr. Texas A&M CC .356-3-33; 1st team all Southland, + hit tool
OF Gaige Howard Sr. New Orleans .330-2-29; poised to break out, disciplined
DH Gavin Johnson R-Sr. Sam Houston State .291-6-35; sprays the gaps, starting DH
UT Jack Rogers Jr. Sam Houston State .304-8-21; of/1b, versatile, + pop, athleticism
SP Noah Cameron So. Central Arkansas 2.95, 94.2 IP, 91:19; + command, FR AA
SP Gavin Stone Jr. Central Arkansas 2.18, 74.1 IP, 85:39; swing-and-miss stuff
SP Logan Hoffman Jr.  Northwestern State 3.11, 89.2 IP, 128:21*; Cape Cod All-Star
SP Will Dion So. McNeese State 1.98, 50 IP, 62:14; lights out, + competitor
RP Cameron Meeks Fr. McNeese State 38th rd. Red Sox, low-90s, high ceiling

*Stats from Colby Community College

Player of the Year: Colton Cowser, of, Sam Houston State
Pitcher of the Year: Noah Cameron, lhp, Central Arkansas
Freshman of the Year: Cameron Meeks, rhp, McNeese State


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