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Bears Acro & Tumbling earns top preseason ranking

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Baylor acrobatics & tumbling will enter the 2018 season ranked No. 1 in the National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) Preseason Coaches Poll, the organization announced Friday.

The Bears, who garnered the top spot for the third straight season, received 11 first place votes for a total of 283 points in the poll. BU has been chosen in the top two slots of the poll for four straight years.

Baylor begins the 2018 season with a home meet vs. Alderson-Broaddus on Feb. 4 at 1:30 p.m. For tickets, visit: http://www.baylorbears.com/tickets/. For updates on the program follow @BaylorAcroTumb on Twitter and Instagram and @BaylorAcrobaticsandTumbling on Facebook.

2018 NCATA Preseason Coaches Poll

Baylor 283 points (11 first place votes)

Oregon 277 points (6 first place votes)

Azuza Pacific 246 points         

Quinnipiac 232 points

Hawaii Pacific 226 points       

Gannon 200 points     

Fairmont State 195 points     

Alderson Broaddus 171 points           

King 146 points          

Converse 127 points  

Concordia Wisconsin 109 points        

Glenville State 104 points      

WVWC 85 points        

Adrian 78 points         

West Liberty 45 points           

Davis & Elkins 41 points         

Georgetown 36 points

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