LSU softball picked to finish 6th in the SEC

LSU softball picked to finish 6th in the SEC
LSU Softball (Source: Josh Auzenne)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The LSU softball team has been picked to finish sixth in the SEC, according to a preseason poll voted on by the conference’s head coaches.

The Tigers, coming off a 45-17 record last season, return 13 letter winners and add 10 newcomers, including transfer Amanda Sanchez from Missouri.

Florida, the defending SEC champion, is the preseason favorite, followed by Georgia and Tennessee.

LSU opens the 2019 season at Tiger Park on February 7, against Tulsa.

2019 SEC Softball Preseason Coaches’ Poll (first-place votes in parentheses)

Florida (10) - 142

Georgia (2) - 130

Tennessee - 108

South Carolina - 105

Arkansas - 97

LSU - 85

Kentucky (1) - 81

Alabama - 80

Auburn - 69

Mississippi State - 40

Texas A&M - 32

Ole Miss - 30

Missouri - 15

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