FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Mary Washington was selected as the unanimous preseason favorite to win the win the Capital Athletic Conference men's swimming title in a preseason vote among the conference head coaches. The Eagles will aim for their 19th-consecutive conference championship this winter.
UMW was the unanimous selection atop the poll with four first-place votes and 16 points, followed by York in second with one first-place nod and 13 points. Salisbury ranked third in the poll with 10 points, followed by St. Mary's (7 points) and Frostburg State (4 points) in fifth and sixth place, respectively.
Four CAC teams have already opened their 2018-19 campaigns. The season will culminate with the 2019 CAC Championship meet, set for Feb. 14-17 at St. Mary's.
2018-19 CAC Men's Swimming Preseason Poll
Points (First-Place Votes)
|1.||Mary Washington||16 (4)|