October 5, 2012 in NAIA
The Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) released its preseason rankings and all-conference picks this week. Defending champ Davenport received the most first place votes:
1. Davenport (10) 141 pts.
2. Cornerstone (1) 121 pts.
3. Indiana Tech (1) 117 pts.
4. Madonna 112 pts.
5. Lourdes 93 pts.
6. Aquinas 91 pts.
7. Concordia 75 pts.
8. Siena Heights 60 pts.
9. Northwestern Ohio 40 pts.
10. Michigan-Dearborn 37 pts.
11. Marygrove 34 pts.
12. Lawrence Tech 15 pts.
Here is the preseason all-conference team:
Jordan Hickman, Indiana Tech
JaVonte Ford, Davenport
Wes Hudson, Cornerstone
Bobby Naubert, Madonna
Zach Eddy, Aquinas
John Shaeffer, Concordia
Corey Harvey, Lourdes
Cecil Clark, Siena Heights
Travis Schuba, Madonna
Andrew Patrick, Concordia
Julius Porter, Michigan-Dearborn
And here are my preview stories on all of the WHAC teams:
- Lawrence Tech Blue Devils prepare for reboot
- Marygrove makes move to Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
- Siena Heights tries to turn around fortunes with new coach
- Bolstered by strong recruiting class, University of Michigan-Dearborn looking to escape WHAC cellar
- First-year coach hopes to help Concordia build on .500 WHAC finish
- Aquinas must replace a couple key players after solid season
- Madonna returns an All-American in its quest for WHAC title
- Cornerstone looks to overtake Davenport in the standings
- Does Davenport have enough firepower to repeat as WHAC champs?