Heartland Conference softball, baseball polls released

The Heartland Conference has released the preseason polls for softball and baseball.rp_primary_heartland

Oklahoma Panhandle State is the only one of the Oklahoma schools in the conference to be ranked in the preseason polls, taken by the conference coaches and sports information directors.  Oklahoma Christian and Rogers State are competing this season as provisional members and will not be eligible for the conference championship.

SOFTBALL
[Rank, Team, Points, (First Place Votes)]

1. St. Mary’s 75 (10)

2. St. Edward’s 68 (3)

3. Texas A&M-International 50

4. Texas-Permian Basin 38

5. Newman 27

6. OPSU 15

BASEBALL
[Rank, Team, Points, (First Place Votes)]

1. St. Edward’s 116 (14)

2. St. Mary’s 105 (3)

3. Arkansas-Fort Smith 81

4. Texas A&M-International 68

5. Newman 51

6. Texas-Permian Basin 37

7. OPSU 18