JMU baseball picked sixth in CAA preseason poll

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RICHMOND, Va. -- On Thursday afternoon, the Colonial Athletic Association announced their projected order of finish and preseason all-conference team. The CAA coaches selected the Dukes to finish sixth in the standings for the 2019 season. Two Dukes were also selected as honorable mentions for the All-CAA Baseball Team. James Madison will open the 2019 season at home against Norfolk State next weekend.

2019 CAA BASEBALL PRESEASON PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH
1. Elon (4 first-place votes) - 57
2. UNCW (1 first-place vote) - 54
Northeastern (4 first-place votes) - 54
4. Charleston - 47
5. Delaware - 34
6. James Madison - 32
7. William & Mary - 19
8. Hofstra - 14
9. Towson - 13

2019 PRESEASON ALL-CAA BASEBALL TEAM
Player - School - Pos. - Cl. - Hometown - 2018 Stats
Vito Friscia, Hofstra - C - Sr. - Valley Stream, N.Y. - .353, 7 HR, 31 RBI

Jake Farrell, Northeastern - 1B - Sr. - Westwood, Mass. - .342, 11 HR, 63 RBI

Dupree Hart, Charleston - 2B - Sr. - Rock Hill, S.C. - .326, 2 HR, 21 RBI

Greg Jones, UNCW - SS - So. - Cary, N.C. - .278, 4 HR, 21 RBI

Cole Weiss, UNCW - 3B - Jr. - Winston-Salem, N.C. - .264, 4 HR, 29 RBI

Kyle Baker, Delaware - OF - Sr. - Hockessin, Del. - .354, 2 HR, 39 RBI

Kep Brown, UNCW - OF - Jr. - Charleston, S.C. - .267, 7 HR, 30 RBI

Cam Walsh, Northeastern - OF - Sr. - Duxbury, Mass. - .265, 0 HR, 16 RBI

Jackson Meadows, UNCW - UT - Jr. - Lexington, N.C. - .252, 0 HR, 13 RBI

Logan McRae, Charleston - DH - Sr. - Florence, S.C. - .284, 7 HR, 37 RBI

Kyle Brnovich, Elon - SP - Jr. - Milton, Ga. - 8-2, 1.71 ERA, 147 K’s

Sean Mellen, Northeastern - SP - Jr. - Norwood, Mass. - 10-3, 2.28 ERA, 81 K’s

Andrew Misiaszek, Northeastern - RP - Sr. - Oceanside, N.Y. - 2-2, 12 saves, 2.70 ERA

CAA Preseason Player of the Year: Kyle Brnovich, Elon

Honorable Mention: Danny Wondrack, C, Charleston; Joe Satterfield, 1B, Elon; Fox Semones, 2B, James Madison; Ian Fair, SS, Northeastern; Ryan Solomon, 3B, Northeastern; DaVonn Griffin, OF, James Madison; Kevin Mohollen, OF, Delaware; Garrett Stonehouse, DH, Elon; George Kirby, SP, Elon; Billy Sullivan, SP, Delaware; Nathan Ocker, RP, Charleston