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Softball Preseason Coaches' Poll Released
Softball Preseason Coaches' Poll Released
 
Softball - Sun, Jan. 27, 2013

The 2013 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference preseason softball poll was released Sunday, January 27th by KIAC officials. The defending regular season champion and conference tournament champion Indiana University Southeast Grenadiers were selected as the top team. IU Southeast received four first-place votes and 59 total points. Last season, IU Southeast finished the regular season with an 18-2 conference record and finished 15th in the final NAIA National Coaches' Poll.  They start the 2013 season ranked 20th in the preseason NAIA Coaches' Poll.

Positions two through four are separated by just two points with three different teams receiving at least one first-place vote. Point Park University sits in the second position with one first-place vote and 45 total points. Carlow University is third in the poll with two first-place votes and 44 total points. Brescia is fourth with one first-place vote and 43 total points. Asbury University is fifth with 37 points, followed by Berea College (28 points), Midway College (23 points) and Alice Lloyd College (9 points).

Conference play will begin on March 3rd. The season will conclude with the KIAC Tournament in May.

  

Softball

Points

1) Indiana Univ. Southeast (4)

59

2) Point Park University (1)

45

3) Carlow University (2)

44

4) Brescia University (1)

43

5) Asbury University

37

6) Berea College

28

7) Midway College

23

8) Alice Lloyd College

9