La Roche Baseball was picked to finish second in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference preseason poll voted on by all nine AMCC Conference baseball coaches.
The Redhawks finished the 2011 season with a 27-15 record and postseason appearances in both the ECAC and AMCC Tournaments. La Roche garnered national attention when they received top 25 votes for the first time in school history.
Sophomore pitcher, Cole Lentz, was selected as the AMCC Conference Co-Pitcher of the Year and going 5-2 with a 3.21 era and 53 strikeouts in 53 innings. He was also named to the AMCC All-Conference Second Team last season.