YSU Picked to Finish Third in Horizon League Preseason Poll

Tony Joy
Tony Joy

The Youngstown State men's golf team was picked to finish third in the Horizon League according to a preseason poll released by conference on Thursday. YSU was one of four teams to receive 36 points or more.

Just nine points separated first through fourth in preseason poll. Cleveland State was picked to win the league with 45 points, Wright State was second with 39, YSU was right behind with 37 and Oakland was fourth with 36.

The Penguins have a senior-laden roster heading into the spring campaign which starts on March 7. YSU has seniors Brandon Pluchinsky, Bill Gaffney and D.J. Holub as mainstays in the lineup.

Horizon League Preseason Men's Golf Poll

1. Cleveland State (4) – 45
2. Wright State (2) – 39
3. Youngstown State – 37
4. Oakland (2) – 36
5. Northern Kentucky – 22
6. Valparaiso – 19
7. Detroit – 18
8. Green Bay – 8