(INDIANAPOLIS) - The 2018 Great Midwest Athletic Conference Men's Lacrosse Preseason Coaches Poll presented by Under Armour has been released and Walsh has been selected to finish fifth this year. The Cavaliers received 21 points in the voting process of the leagues' head coaches.
The defending tournament champion Seton Hill was picked first with six first place votes and 48 points. Mercyhurst, the defending regular season champion, was picked second with the remaining first place vote and 44 points.
Lake Erie and Wheeling Jesuit rounds out the top five with 35 and 33 points, respectively. Davis & Elkins is sixth with 20 points, Alderson Broaddus is seventh with 12 points, and Ohio Valley completes the list in eighth with 11 points.
The Cavaliers finished fourth in the conference last season with a 3-3 conference record. Walsh will start this season on Saturday, Feb. 17, against Lincoln Memorial on the neutral grounds of Elder High School in Cincinnati.