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Michigan, Maryland crack preseason poll


Michigan will prepare for the 2016 season with a ranking next to its name.

On Monday, Collegiate Baseball released its preseason Fabulous 40 poll for the 2016 season. One of six recognized polls in college baseball, Collegiate Baseball continued its history of being the first publication to release a preseason poll.

Following a 2015 season where the Big Ten produced a conference-record five NCAA Tournament teams, for a second consecutive preseason Collegiate Baseball has ranked multiple Big Ten teams.

After Maryland, Nebraska and Illinois opened the 2015 season as Collegiate Baseball’s No. 37, 38 and 40 clubs, respectively, Michigan leads the way heading into the 2016 season ranked No. 23, followed by the Terrapins at No. 28.

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Michigan resonates with recruits near and far


Michigan’s Ray Fisher Stadium is a growing destination for players from both coasts.

For five days in May it wasn’t just the opening line to the chorus of the most famous collegiate fight song.

Hail! to the victors valiant

Hail! to the conqu’ring heroes

Hail! Hail! to Michigan

The leaders and best

No, capping a triumphant week in Minneapolis, the Michigan Wolverines were indeed the leaders and the best, champions of the 2015 Big Ten Tournament. Victors of the conference postseason for a Big Ten-tying-best ninth time, the Wolverines were back in the NCAA Tournament for first time since 2008, their 22nd trip to the national tournament. Seeking to solidify the program’s return to one with national relevance, a coast-to-coast recruiting effort has spurred Michigan’s rise.

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Ohio State re-ups with Beals through 2017

The Buckeyes are to be lead by head coach Greg Beals through the 2017.

His contract extended, Greg Beals will lead Ohio State through the 2017 season.

By way of an Ohio Public Records Law request, in obtaining the operating employment agreement of Ohio State head baseball coach Greg Beals, B1G Baseball has learned the Ohio State University Department of Athletics has a new agreement in place with Beals, an agreement for Beals to lead the Buckeye baseball program through the 2017 season.

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