GLIAC Releases 2013 Preseason Coaches Poll

BAY CITY, Mich.--The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) released the 2013 Preseason Softball Coaches Poll on Wednesday (Feb. 20) with 2012 regular season champion Grand Valley State University projected to repeat as champions.

The Lake Erie College softball team finished the poll in 14th. The Storm return six letterwinners from last year and welcome eight newcomers under third-year head coach Kristin Hall.

Grand Valley State received 168 points and 12 first-place votes followed by Wayne State University with 150 points and two first-place votes. Ashland University (138), Ferris State University (137) and Tiffin University round out the top five.

The Storm open the season on March 3 against the University of Indianapolis at the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimme, Fla.

 

2013 GLIAC Softball Preseason Coaches' Poll

 

Place School (1st votes) Points

1. Grand Valley State (12) 168

2. Wayne St. (2) 150

3. Ashland 138

4. Ferris State 137

5. Tiffin 104

6. Ohio Dominican 101

7.Hillsdale 93

8. Saginaw Valley State 90

9. Northwood 81

10. Findlay 71

11. Walsh 60

12. Malone 28

13. Lake Superior 26

14. Lake Erie 23

 -LEC-



2013 GLIAC Softball
Preseason Coaches' Poll
 
 
 Place
School (1st votes)
Points
     
1.
Grand Valley State (12)
168
 
2.
Wayne St. (2)
150
 
3.
Ashland
138
 
4.
Ferris State
137
 
5.
Tiffin
104
 
6. 
Ohio Dominican
101
 
7.
Hillsdale
93
 
8.
Saginaw Valley State
90
 
9.
Northwood
81
 
10.
Findlay
71
11.
Walsh
60
 
12. 
Malone
28
13. 
Lake Superior
26
 
14. 
Lake Erie
23

BAY CITY, Mich.--The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) released the 2013 Preseason Softball Coaches Poll on Wednesday (Feb. 20) with 2012 regular season champion Grand Valley State University projected to repeat as champions.

 

The Lake Erie College softball team finished the poll in 14th. The Storm return six letterwinners from last year and welcome eight newcomers under third-year head coach Kristin Hall.

 

Grand Valley State received 168 points and 12 first-place votes followed by Wayne State University with 150 points and two first-place votes. Ashland University (138), Ferris State University (137) and Tiffin University round out the top five.

 

The Storm open the season on March 3 against the University of Indianapolis at the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimme, Fla.

 

2013 GLIAC Softball

Preseason Coaches' Poll

 

Place School (1st votes) Points

 

1. Grand Valley State (12) 168

2. Wayne St. (2) 150

3. Ashland 138

4. Ferris State 137

5. Tiffin 104

6. Ohio Dominican 101

7.Hillsdale 93

8. Saginaw Valley State 90

9. Northwood 81

10. Findlay 71

11. Walsh 60

12. Malone 28

13. Lake Superior 26

14. Lake Erie 23

 

-LEC-