Andrew Mishler

Ball State is ranked second in the Mid-American Conference West Division in a preseason poll voted on by the league's coaches.

Ball State received one first place vote in the poll. Northern Illinois trumped Ball State in the West Division, earning seven first place votes.

The Huskies were also voted as the MAC regular season champion and the MAC tournament champion.

Ohio led the East Division with 11 first place votes.

Ball State senior Kelsey Brandl earned Ball State's lone individual honor. She was named to the West Division Preseason All-MAC team.