The Great Plains Athletic Conference coaches picked Dakota Wesleyan University baseball to finish 10th in the 11-team conference in the preseason poll. DWU finished 11-28 overall and 7-19 in GPAC play last season.

The University of Jamestown, which played in the North Star Athletic Association last year, received four first-place votes and is the favorite to win the conference. Northwestern College also received four first-place votes, though is picked to finish third. Midland University received two and is picked second.

DWU opens its season against Minnesota-Crookston in Wichita, Kansas, on Feb. 22.