DICKINSON, N.D. – The North Star Athletic Association has released its 2015 pre-season rankings. Dickinson State was selected first overall with six first place votes.
The Blue Hawks are coming off a 39-15 season, which included an appearance at the NAIA Opening Round.
Regan Lawrence finished the season with 171 strikeouts and an earned run average of 1.99. She compiled a 21-6 record over 201 innings of work.
Alex Vargas led the Blue Hawks with a .453 average, seven home runs, and 59 runs driven in.
Dickinson State will open their season on Saturday (Feb. 28) at Doane College.
Full NSAA Pre-Season Rankings:
1) Dickinson State (six votes)
2) Valley City State
3) University of Jamestown
4) Presentation College
5) Mayville State
6) Dakota State