Aug. 8, 2006
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Kansas City, Mo. — Baker University was ranked seventh in the Heart of America Athletic Conference football coaches' preseason poll, the conference announced Monday at the HAAC media day at the Royals Stadium Club.

The Wildcats, 3-8 last season, received a vote for second place and had 48 points overall.

Evangel, co-champ of the HAAC last season, was picked first. The Crusaders received five first-place votes and 93 points overall.

Lindenwood, Graceland, Benedictine, MidAmerica Nazarene and Missouri Valley were ranked second through sixth. William Jewell, Culver-Stockton, Central Methodist and Avila were listed seventh through 11th.