The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team has been picked second overall in the 2017 Great American Conference Preseason Coaches Poll.
UAM returns 15 total letter-winners and six starters from last year's team, including Newport’s starting pitcher Grant Black. The Weevils open the 2017 season at home against non-conference opponent Central Oklahoma February 4-5 at Weevils Field. UAM opens up GAC play against Southeastern Oklahoma State at home February 24-25 as well.