Wolves make first national rankings appearance at No. 17 IN NCBWA poll


Wolves make first national rankings appearance at No. 17 IN NCBWA poll
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 | by Josh Manck, Assistant AD for Athletic Communications

AUSTIN, Texas - The Newberry College baseball team has nade its first appearance in a Division II national poll, as the Wolves are ranked 17th in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers' Association Poll, as announced Tuesday afternoon.

Newberry has an 8-1-1 record at the time of the announcement, and is also ranked in a tie for second in the Southeast Region.

2016 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association

DII National Poll - Week 1 - Feb. 16
         
Rank Team -First Place Votes- Record Points Previous Ranking
1 Tampa (Fla.) -15- 8-1 422 1
2 St. Cloud State (Minn.) 3-0 389 4
3 Colorado Mesa 2-0 381 3
4 Franklin Pierce (N.H.) 0-0 341 5
5 Mercyhurst (Pa.) 3-1 339 7
6 UC San Diego (Calif.) -1- 7-1 329 16
7 West Alabama 6-1 316 8
8 USC Aiken -1- 6-1 305 NR
9 Quincy (Ill.) 0-0 265 12
10 Minnesota State 3-0 264 9
11 Angelo State (Texas) 5-1 246 23
12 Dixie State (Utah) 8-0 222 RV
13 Lander (S.C.) 7-2 204 NR
14 Millersville (Pa.) 3-1 198 14
15 West Georgia 6-0 196 NR
16 Lubbock Christian (Texas) 7-0 187 NR
17 Newberry (S.C.) 8-1-1 148 NR
18 Grand Valley State (Mich.) 0-0 129 17
19 Cal. Poly Pomona 6-2 122 6
20 Southern New Hampshire 0-0 93 20
  Missouri Southern 4-0 93 RV
22 Florida Southern 6-2 66 NR
23 Seton Hill (Pa.) 0-0 64 21
24 St. Edward's (Texas) 6-3 63 10
25 Cal. St.-Monterey Bay 9-0 44 NR