Florida Tech Lacrosse Picked Fourth in the 2019 SSC Preseason Coaches Poll

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Florida Tech finished with 9-6 record in 2018

The Florida Tech men’s lacrosse team has been picked fourth in the 2019 SSC Preseason Coaches Poll, announced by the conference office on Wednesday. (FIT Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA (Florida Tech) – The Florida Tech men’s lacrosse team has been picked fourth in the 2019 SSC Preseason Coaches Poll, announced by the conference office on Wednesday.

The Crimson & Gray earned 28 total points in the poll. Tampa is the favorite coming into the season, collecting 48 points including six first-place votes. Defending league champion Saint Leo is second with 40 points and one first-place vote. Lynn is third with 38 points and the last remaining first-place vote.

Florida Tech finished with a 9-6 record in 2018, including a 6-1 mark in the Sunshine State Conference, and a national ranking of 16th in the final 2018 Division II poll.

The Panthers became the first men’s lacrosse program in SSC history to win six league games in a single season. Tech then made the SSC Tournament for the second year in a row, falling to Tampa in the first round.

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Florida Tech kicks off its 2019 campaign with a road game against Coker College on Feb. 10 in Hartsville, S.C. The Panthers’ home opener is set for Feb. 23 when they welcome Catawba College to Panther Field.

Below are the full results of the 2019 SSC preseason coaches’ poll. Coaches are not allowed to vote for their teams (points: 8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, first-place votes in parentheses).

For the latest news, updates and information on the Florida Tech men’s lacrosse team, visit FloridaTechSports.com

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