Wright State baseball unanimous choice to repeat in Horizon League

Wright State is the unanimous pick to win the Horizon League baseball championship this season.

The Raiders on Wednesday were tapped as the team to beat in a preseason poll of league coaches.

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Wright State, which returns five all-league players and two players from the league’s all-freshman team, received all six first-place votes for 36 points. UIC was second with 28, followed by Milwaukee (26), Youngstown State (15), Oakland (12) and Northern Kentucky (9).

The Raiders won HL regular-season and tournament titles last season. They played in the NCAA Tournament for the third time in four years.

Wright State opens the season with a three-game series against No. 10 Mississippi on Friday, Feb. 15. The Raiders’ home opener is Wednesday, March 6 vs. Xavier at Nischwitz Stadium.

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