Indiana Wesleyan Tops CL Baseball Preseason Poll

 JACKSON, Mich. – The Crossroads League announced its 2022 Baseball Preseason Poll on Wednesday, as voted on by the league’s head coaches.

No. 15 Indiana Wesleyan was selected as the preseason favorite, after rolling to the league title one year ago with a 28-4 record in Crossroads League play and a 44-14 overall mark. The Wildcats were followed in the poll by Mount Vernon Nazarene, Taylor, Huntington and Saint Francis in the top-five.

The 2022 Crossroads League schedule is set to open on the weekend of February 4 and 5, with the Crossroads League Tournament slated for March 6 through 11 at Taylor University’s Winterholter Field.

2022 Crossroads League Preseason Poll
1-Indiana Wesleyan
2-Mount Vernon Nazarene
5-Saint Francis6-Marian
7-Spring Arbor

Returning 2021 First-Team All-Crossroads League Selections
C-Colby Jenkins, Indiana Wesleyan
C-Tyler Rickert, Saint Francis
1B-Jake Glover, Mount Vernon Nazarene
2B-Denver Blinn, Indiana Wesleyan
SS-Satchell Wilson, Huntington
UTI-Daniel Lichty, Huntington
OF-MJ Stavola, Indiana Wesleyan
OF-Ian McCutcheon, Huntington
SP-Hunter Hoffman, Indiana Wesleyan
SP-Noah Huseman, Taylor