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LSU Picked To Win 2023 SEC Baseball Championship

304 days ago
SEC Staff
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Feb. 9, 2023)-----LSU has been predicted to win the 2023 Southeastern Conference baseball championship as voted by the league's 14 head coaches in the annual preseason poll released Thursday. The Preseason All-SEC First and Second Teams were also announced.

Four different schools received first place votes to win the SEC championship. LSU led the way with 11 votes, while Florida, Ole Miss and Texas A&M had one. LSU was predicted to win the SEC Western Division, followed by Texas A&M and Arkansas. Tennessee was the pick to win the Eastern Division, followed by Florida and Vanderbilt.

Two Preseason All-SEC Teams were selected by a vote of the head coaches. Ten schools were represented on the All-SEC teams with Texas A&M leading the way with five selections. LSU and Tennessee each had four, while Florida had three. Arkansas, Florida, LSU and Tennessee each claimed two first team accolades.

The 2023 regular season for SEC teams begins Feb. 17 with conference play set to begin March 16. Eleven SEC teams have been ranked in the top-25 of the preseason polls.

The 2023 SEC Baseball Tournament will take place May 23-28 at the Hoover Met in Hoover, Ala.

2023 SEC Baseball Preseason Coaches Poll
1.  Tennessee (12) - 90 LSU (12) - 88
2.  Florida (2) - 79  Texas A&M (1) - 69
3.  Vanderbilt - 64  Arkansas - 68
4.  South Carolina - 51  Ole Miss (1) - 64
5.  Georgia - 48  Alabama - 34
6.  Kentucky - 34  Auburn - 33
7.  Missouri - 19  Mississippi State - 29

SEC Champion: LSU (11), Florida (1), Ole Miss (1), Texas A&M (1)
() - First place votes

2023 SEC Baseball Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team
BT Riopelle C  Florida
Jack Moss 1B  Texas A&M
Peyton Stovall 2B  Arkansas
Luke Mann 3B  Missouri
Jacob Gonzalez SS  Ole Miss
Dylan Crews OF  LSU
Enrique Bradfield Jr. OF  Vanderbilt
Wyatt Langford OF  Florida
Tommy White DH/UTL  LSU
Chase Dollander SP  Tennessee
Chase Burns SP  Tennessee
Brady Tygart RP  Arkansas
2023 SEC Baseball Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team
Luke Hancock C  Mississippi State
Tre' Morgan 1B  LSU
Ryan Targac 2B  Texas A&M
Trevor Werner 3B  Texas A&M
Maui Ahuna SS  Tennessee
Connor Tate OF  Georgia
Brett Minnich OF  Texas A&M
Colton Ledbetter OF  Mississippi State 
Austin Bost DH/UTL  Texas A&M
Carter Holton SP  Vanderbilt*
Hurston Waldrep SP  Florida*
Paul Skenes SP  LSU*
Camden Sewell RP  Tennessee