maine-baseballThe America East Conference released its preseason coaches poll which has the UMaine Black Bears picked to finish second.Maine finished 11-11 last season and lost in the America East Championship game to Stony Brook. Coach Trimper has seven starters returning and 18 leterwinners.

2013 Preseason Poll

  1. Stony Brook
  2. Maine
  3. Binghamton
  4. Albany
  5. Hartford
  6. UMBC

America East also released the preseason softball coaches poll this week. Conference coaches picked Maine to finish fifth. Albany, BU, Stony Brook and Binghamton are the top fout teams, with Hartford and UMBC picked behind Maine.