Charlotte, NC - The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces its 2017 Preseason Baseball All-Conference Team and Predicted Order of Finish as selected by the CIAA Baseball Coaches and Sports Information Directors Associations.
The Chowan University Hawks, who dominated last season's championship finals in a doubleheader contest versus WSSU, have been predicted to take the crown once again this year. The Rams of Winston-Salem State University were selected to finish runner-up.
As conference play nears, teams battle for their seed at the four-team CIAA Baseball Championship. This year's conference championship will be held May 4-6, 2017 on the campus of Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia.
2017 Preseason All-CIAA Team
#11 Marquis Johnson | Saint Augustine's
#28 Cody Smith | Chowan
#1 David Markins | Virginia State
#8 Corey Brassington | Saint Augustine's
#12 Zach Cooper | Chowan
#13 Michael McNamara | Winston-Salem State
#32 Randy Norris | Winston-Salem State
#2 Landon Steiner | Winston-Salem State
#X Emilio Abreu | Winston-Salem State
#7 Willie McRae| Winston-Salem State
#25 Aaron Flanagan| Chowan
Conference Coaches Poll
- Winston-Salem State
- Virginia State
- Saint Augustine's
- Lincoln (PA)