Skyline Releases 2019 Spring Preseason Coaches Polls

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New York, N.Y. - The Skyline Conference has released the preseason coaches polls for the 2019 spring sports including baseball, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, men's tennis and softball. 

 

Baseball

The FSC baseball team is coming off a 2018 season where they posted a 24-14 overall record and 14-4 mark in the Skyline. The Rams entered the playoffs as the #1 seed but were eliminated in the double elimination portion of the Championship. Farmingdale State will open their 2019 seaon with a home doubleheader against Keene St. on Saturday, March 2nd at noon.

 

2019 Skyline Conference Baseball Preseason Coaches Poll

Pl., Team (2018 Overall/Skyline Record) - Pts. (first-place votes)

1. St. Joseph's-Long Island (27-18, 13-5) - 80 (8)
2. Farmingdale State (24-14, 14-4) - 70 (1)
3. USMMA (28-14, 11-7) - 66
4. Maritime (23-13, 11-7) - 55 (1)
5. Mount Saint Mary (22-12-1, 13-5) - 49
6. Old Westbury (19-16-1, 11-7) - 42
7. Purchase (19-17, 10-8) - 33
8. Mount Saint Vincent (8-29, 2-16) - 28
9. St. Joseph's-Brooklyn (7-28, 5-13) - 18
10. Yeshiva (4-23, 0-18) - 9

 

Men's Lacrosse

The men's lacrosse team was 10-8 overall and 3-3 in Skyline play in 2018. FSC entered the playoffs as the #4 seed and fell in the Semifinals to #1 Merchant Marine, 13-12 (F/OT). The Rams will open their season on Saturday, February 23rd when they host non-conference opponent Mitchell at noon.

 

2019 Skyline Conference Men's Lacrosse Preseason Coaches Poll

Pl., Team (2018 Overall/Skyline Record) - Pts. (first-place votes)

1. USMMA (14-3, 6-0) - 36 (6)
2. Mount Saint Mary (12-7, 4-2) - 27 (1)
3. Farmingdale State (10-8, 3-3) - 26
4. Maritime (10-5, 4-2) - 22
5. St. Joseph's-Long Island (7-6, 3-3) - 19
6. Purchase (5-9, 1-5) - 11
7. Mount Saint Vincent (2-11, 0-6) - 6

 

Women's Lacrosse

Last season, the women's lacrosse team went 6-1 in the Skyline Conference (7-9 overall) and entered the playoffs as the second seed where they were eliminated by #3 St. Joseph's-L.I. in the Semifinals. The Rams open their 2019 season with a home non-conference game versus Marywood University on Saturday, February 23rd at 2:30 p.m.

 

2019 Skyline Conference Women's Lacrosse Preseason Coaches Poll

Pl., Team (2018 Overall/Skyline Record) - Pts. (first-place votes)

1. USMMA (14-3, 7-0) - 49 (7)
2. Farmingdale State (7-9, 6-1) - 41
3. St. Joseph's-Long Island (8-9, 5-2) - 39 (1)
4. Mount Saint Mary (7-8, 4-3) - 31
5. Old Westbury (4-11, 3-4) - 21
6. Purchase (7-6, 2-5) - 19
t7. Maritime (3-9, 1-6) - 12
t7. Mount Saint Vincent (4-9, 0-7) - 12

 

Men's Tennis

The Farmingdale State men's tennis team was 4-10 overall and 4-3 in the conference in 2018. The Rams were the #4 seed for the Skyline Conference Championship and fell to the eventual champions Yeshiva, 5-1, in the Semifinals. FSC opens their season on Sunday, March 17th as they travel to play non-conference opponent Baruch at 2:30 p.m.

 

2019 Skyline Conference Men's Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll

Pl., Team (2018 Overall/Skyline Record) - Pts. (first-place votes)

1. Yeshiva (14-6, 7-0) - 49 (7)
2. USMMA (10-7, 6-1) - 43 (1)
3. Mount Saint Mary (9-4, 5-2) - 33
4. Farmingdale State (4-10, 4-3) - 32
5. Purchase (4-7, 3-4) - 25
6. St. Joseph's-Long Island (2-8, 2-5) - 22
7. Sarah Lawrence (3-7, 1-6) - 11
8. St. Joseph's-Brooklyn (1-10, 0-7) - 9

 

Softball

The softball team went 16-19 overall and 11-5 in the Skyline last season and earned the third seed for the conference playoffs. After defeating #6 St. Joseph's-Brooklyn in the First Round to advance to the double elimination portion of the tournament, Farmingdale State fell to both #2 St. Joseph's-L.I. and #4 Mount Saint Vincent. Top-seeded Mount Saint Mary would go on to be the eventual champions. FSC will open the 2019 season at The Spring Games in Kissimmee, Florida. The Rams first play Ursinus and Plattsburgh on Saturday, March 16th.

 

2019 Skyline Conference Softball Preseason Coaches Poll

Pl., Team (2018 Overall/Skyline Record) - Pts. (first-place votes)

1. Mount Saint Mary (20-15, 15-1) - 59 (5)
2. St. Joseph's-Long Island (20-10, 14-2) - 58 (3)
3. Farmingdale State (16-19, 11-5) - 53 (1)
4. Mount Saint Vincent (18-18, 11-5) - 40
5. St. Joseph's-Brooklyn (12-19, 5-11) - 31
6. Old Westbury (14-13, 7-9) - 29
7. Sarah Lawrence (16-16, 5-11) - 28
8. Purchase (6-17, 4-12) - 18
9. Yeshiva (2-27, 0-16) - 8

 

 

 

 

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