As of Wednesday, January 28, 2015
MONMOUTH — The National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America picked Western Oregon’s baseball squad as the eighth best team in the West Region Preseason Poll on Friday.
WOU received 18 points. Chico State was selected to finish first.
Two Western Oregon players received preseason recognition.
Senior infielder Garret Harpole and senior pitcher Eric Huson were named to the NCAA Division II NCBWA Preseason All-West Region Second Team.
The Wolves are coming off their 13th straight Great Northwest Athletic Conference regular season title.
WOU went 30-21 overall and 22-10 in league play during the 2014 season.
Western Oregon opens its 2015 campaign Sunday through Tuesday against the University of California, San Diego.