RICHMOND, Va (WRIC) — The Atlantic 10 baseball season begins this week and the conference has released its preseason poll with St. Louis the favorite to repeat as champions.
The Billikens, who went 19-4 in conference play last season, received 9 of 13 first place votes.
VCU received 2 first place votes and is picked 2nd behind St. Louis. The Rams open the season February 15 at Coastal Carolina.
Richmond did not receive any first place votes and was picked 6th. The Spiders first game is at Georgia State on February 15.
Richmond and VCU were 2 of 6 teams in the Atlantic 10 to win at least 32 games in 2018.
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