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Coaches Select Charlotte to Finish 4th in A-10
Courtesy: Charlotte Sports Information
          Release: 01/19/2013
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NEWPORT NEWS, VA. -- Saint Louis has been tabbed to claim its third Atlantic 10 Conference Baseball title this spring, according to a vote of the league's 15 head coaches. Rhode Island was picked second, while league newcomer VCU was selected third.

The Billikens, who captured their A-10 titles in 2006 and 2010, received 210 points from the coaches, including 10 first-place votes. Under the direction of reigning A-10 Coach of the Year Darin Hendrickson, SLU returns nine starting pitchers among 18 lettermen from a team that won a program-record 41 games a year ago (41-18). Saint Louis captured a share of its first A-10 regular season title in 2012 and finished atop the league standings with Dayton (17-7).

The newly-expanded, seven-team, double-elimination A-10 Baseball Championship will return to campus in 2013. This year's event will be played May 22-25 at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium on the campus of Charlotte. For more information on A-10 Baseball or the 2013 Championship, please visit the league's online home at atlantic10.com

2013 A-10 BASEBALL PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH
SCHOOL (1ST-PLACE VOTES) - POINTS (2012 RECORD)
1. Saint Louis (10) - 210 (41-18/17-7)
2. Rhode Island (2) - 197 (33-25/16-8)
3. VCU (3) - 193 (34-25/15-15 CAA)
4. Charlotte - 168 (21-32/9-14)
5. Dayton - 149 (31-30/17-7)
6. Richmond - 147 (30-26/14-10)
7. Xavier - 146 (28-28/13-11)
8. Saint Joseph's - 120 (25-32/13-10)
9. Fordham - 109 (22-34/12-12)
10. Massachusetts - 89 (22-22/14-10)
11. St. Bonaventure - 74 (23-25/10-14)
12. La Salle - 67 (20-33/7-17)
13. Temple - 56 (19-34/7-17)
14. Butler - 42 (22-34/10-20 Horizon)
15. George Washington - 33 (20-35/6-18)


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