MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The Shenandoah University baseball team is the pre-season No. 16 team in the nation in pre-season poll results released Wednesday by D3baseball.com.
Shenandoah, coming off of a 28-10-1 season that saw the Hornets capture their first-ever ODAC championship, has 216 points in the poll to come in just behind No. 15 Southern Maine.
Defending national champion Cortland (N.Y.) State is the pre-season pick to win it all again in 2016 with 622 points and 23 of a possible 25 first-place votes.
Shenandoah opens up its season on February 13 against fellow NCAA Mid-East Regional participant La Roche College.