FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ST. CATHARINE COLLEGE SPORTS INFORMATION
Wednesday, January 21, 2009

PATRIOT BASEBALL PICKED FIFTH IN PRE-SEASON COACHES POLL

The St. Catharine College Patriots were picked to finish fifth in the Mid-South Conference pre-season coaches poll released Wednesday. 2008 regular season champions University of the Cumberlands was the choice of the coaches, with Campbellsville University finishing a close second. The Patriots were a point out of fourth place in their first ever baseball MSC poll.

"We're just excited to get the season going and are happy to be in the MSC," stated Patriot Skipper Coach Bramblett. "This is a tough league with very good players and on any given day it's anyones game. We certainly are looking forward to the conference season and are very excited to compete each weekend."

The Patriots open up February 20th when they host Grace College out of Indiana. The MSC opener will be at Edelen-Haydon Field, when the Patriots host Pikeville College on March 13th and 14th.

Place

School

Points

First Place
Votes

1

University of the Cumberlands

34

4

2

Campbellsville University

33

3

3

Georgetown College

26

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4

Lindsey Wilson College

19

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5

St. Catharine College

18

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6

West Virginia University Institute of Technology

9

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7

Pikeville College

8

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