While defending champion Stony Brook is picked as the team to beat in America East baseball this spring, the UMaine Black Bears are picked as the #4 team.

The coaches vote in the preseason poll. The Seawolves got 4 first place votes, UMBC picked up the other three votes.

The Black Bears are coming off a 10-10 AE season (224-28 overall). Coach Steve Trimper's opens play February 19th at Clemson.

Rank Team (1st-place votes) Points
1 Stony Brook (4) 34
2 UMBC (3) 32
3 Hartford 25
4 Maine 20
5 Binghamton 18
6 Albany 11
7 UMass Lowell 7