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Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Picked to Finish 3rd in Sun Belt Western Division

Angel lands on preseason All-Sun Belt team
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Posted at 8:35 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 21:35:52-05

Louisiana Baseball is picked to finish 3rd in the Sun Belt Western Division, the league announced Monday.

The Cajuns receiving 52 votes, including 2 first place votes. Texas State is picked to win the West, while UT-Arlington is in 2nd. Coastal Carolina is expected to win the SBC East. This poll is decided by the 12 Sun Belt coaches.

Right-Handed Pitcher Conor Angel was UL's lone representative on the Preseason All-Sun Belt Team. The junior carried a 3.74 ERA, while holding batters to a .221 average in 21.2 innings, in 2020.

Louisiana will have a lot of fresh faces in 2021, as the Cajuns have 23 newcomers on their roster. UL opens the season this weekend in New Orleans, when they take on Tulane for a 3 game series. First pitch Friday is scheduled for 6:30 pm.

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