Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The St. Scholastica men's tennis team has been picked as the preseason favorite in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC), that according to a coaches' poll released on Wednesday.
The Saints received all four possible first-place votes and will be seeking a 17th consecutive UMAC championship. To do so, the team will rely heavily on returning all-UMAC selections James Mack and Rhinelander, Wis. native Kolin Dean.
Among the newcomers to St. Scholastica for the 2013 season will be Hibbing, Minn. native Mike Fontana, who comes in as a transfer student from Gustavus Adolphus.
Below are listed the full results of the 2013 UMAC men's tennis preseason coaches' poll, with a team's respective first-place votes in parentheses.
2013 UMAC MEN'S TENNIS PRESEASON COACHES' POLL
1. St. Scholastica (4)
2. Northwestern (1)
4. Martin Luther
5. Bethany Lutheran
6. North Central