Defending conference champion Eastern Washington led a group of four Big Sky teams in the first FCS coaches’ poll Monday.
The Eagles are No. 2 behind only three-time defending national champion North Dakota State.
Montana was picked fifth, Montana State came in at No. 19, and Northern Arizona rounded things out at No. 25.
Cal Poly went unranked, receiving 14 votes.
L.A. Brewers win CCL tourney in SLO
The Los Angeles Brewers summer collegiate baseball team won twice in must-win mode to clinch the California Collegiate League tournament title Sunday night at SLO Stadium, according to the Neptune Beach Pearl’s Twitter account.
The Brewers won Sunday’s games over the Beach Pearl 4-3 and 3-1, according to the tweet.
The host San Luis Obispo Blues were ousted from the double-elimination tournament with losses of 3-1 to the Beach Pearl and 7-2 to the Brewers on Saturday.
The tournament did not include the CCL power Santa Barbara Foresters, who chose instead to play in the National Baseball Congress World Series.