ST. LOUIS – Dallas Baptist, which returns several key position players and pitchers and a wealth of depth from last year's NCAA Regional squad, has been tabbed as the league favorite in the annual coaches' preseason poll, receiving five of eight first-place votes.
DURHAM, N.C. – Adding to an already impressive list of accolades, Missouri State junior third baseman Jake Burger was one of 15 players selected by Baseball America for 2017 first-team preseason All-America honors on Monday.
Wichita State will entertain Oklahoma State in a game on Tuesday, April 4, that will air on ESPNU at 7:00 p.m. (CST). Dallas Baptist will play host to Indiana State in a contest on Sunday, April 23, that will be shown on ESPNU at 1:00 p.m. (CST).
Bradley University earned the 2015-16 MVC All-Academic Award. The award is given to the institution that finishes with the highest grade point average among its student-athletes that participate in The Valley.
The 20th MVC Hall of Fame class features Dr. Don Beggs (Wichita State/Southern Illinois), Dr. Donald Boydston (Southern Illinois), Dr. Mary Jo Wynn (Missouri State), Charlotte Lewis (Illinois State), Eric Wedge (Wichita State) and Marcus Pollard (Bradley).