Published Thursday, February 6, 2014 AT 6:03 PM / Updated at 6:03 PM
Baseball: UNO picked to repeat as Summit League champions
Mavericks Today Omaha World-Herald

The University of Nebraska at Omaha baseball team was picked Thursday to repeat as Summit League champion.

The Mavericks, who return two first-team and two second-team All-Summit performers from a season ago, received three first-place votes from league coaches.

South Dakota State came in second with and one first-place vote while North Dakota State was picked third.

UNO’s Alex Mortensen and Tyler Splichal were All-Summit first team last season, while Brett Bass and Clayton Taylor were second team.

The Mavs open the season with a pair of games Feb. 14 in Knoxville, Tenn., against Purdue and Tennessee.

Summit League preseason poll: UNO 15 (3), South Dakota State 12 (1), North Dakota State 10, Western Illinois 8 (1), Fort Wayne 5.

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