BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Defending NCAA Champion Vanderbilt was predicted to win the 2015 Southeastern Conference baseball championship as voted by the league’s 14 baseball coaches in the 24th-annual preseason SEC poll. The Preseason All-SEC First and Second Teams, as determined by the head coaches, also were announced on Thursday. Continue reading 2015 SEC Preseason Coaches Poll
GoGamecocks.com writer Neil White and USC head coach Chad Holbrook previewed the 2015 Gamecocks baseball season.
College Baseball Daily: You went 46-16-1, had a couple tough losses in the regional here at home. Every team is different, every team has its own motivation. How much does that loss last year motivate this year’s team and how much have they been working?
Paul Mainieri: Every team other than one loses not one but two games the last weekend of the season so every team’s season ends in a disappointing fashion except for one team. I guess experience is a great thing because it makes you understand to some degree that only one team is going to be terribly happy at the end of the year. What’s important is for perspective to rear its head and that means that if you feel like your team performed at a really high level for a good portion of the year and the program is healthy, kids are having fun playing in the program, they’re developing, you’re accomplishing things, you can’t judge your year, your season or the quality of your program off of one or two games at the end of the year.
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