BRIDGEWATER, Va. - The Bridgewater College baseball team received votes in the NCBWA/D3baseball.com Preseason Top 25 poll released Wednesday.
The Eagles received 15 points in the poll, placing them in the Top 35. Bridgewater was one of three ODAC teams to garner votes.
ODAC newcomer Shenandoah was ranked No. 23 in the preseason poll while defending conference champion Lynchburg received votes and finished with 20 points.
The Eagles finished the 2012 campaign with a 31-14 record. Bridgewater's season ended in the ODAC tournament championship where the Eagles lost to Lynchburg.
The Eagles open the 2013 season on Feb. 12 when they travel to Ferrum. First pitch is set for 3:00 p.m.
Bridgewater opens its home slate on Saturday, Feb. 23, when the Eagles host Messiah for a doubleheader. The first game will start at 11:00 a.m.