Baseball holds at No. 20 in Collegiate Baseball DII Poll


Baseball holds at No. 20 in Collegiate Baseball DII Poll
Monday, February 29, 2016 | by Jackie Eddy, Athletic Communications Assistant

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Newberry College baseball team holds tight onto the No. 20 spot this week in the Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division II Poll, announced Monday.

Tampa is still in the first spot of the poll with 480 points and a 11-1 record. St. Cloud State was placed in second after receiving 458 points followed by Franklin Pierce in third with 446. Minnesota is fourth with 434 points, U.C. San Diego is fifth with 418 points, Millersville is sixth with 384 points, and Missouri Southern is seventh with 380 points. Colorado Mesa takes the eighth spot with 350 while Lubbock Christian takes ninth place with 342 points and a 11-3 record. Quincy rounds out the top 10 with 330 points and a 3-0 record.

West Alabama takes 11th place with 310 points followed by Dixie State in 12th with 292 points. West Texas A&M is five spots ahead of Newberry taking 15th place with 256 points. St. Edward’s are 34 points ahead of the Wolves taking the 19th slot while S.C. Aiken takes 18th with 218 points and a 11-3 record.

The Wolves host Augusta for a single game on Tuesday, March 1 at 6 p.m.

 

Collegiate Baseball’s NCAA Division II Poll

Rank Team (2016 Record) Points Prev.
  1. Tampa (11-1) 480 1
  2. St. Cloud St. (5-0) 458 2
  3. Franklin Pierce (5-0) 446 5
  4. Minnesota St. (3-0) 434 4
  5. U.C. San Diego (14-2) 418 T11
  6. Millersville (10-4) 384 14
  7. Missouri Southern (10-1) 380 10
  8. Colorado Mesa (8-3) 350 3
  9. Lubbock Christian (11-3) 342 6
10. Quincy (3-0) 330 21
11. West Alabama (11-4) 310 22
12 Dixie St. (12-2) 292 13
13. Columbus St. (12-3) 280 28
14. Cal. St. Monterey Bay (13-3) 260 16
15. West Texas A&M (11-3) 256 19
16. North Georgia (10-4) 238 7
17. Francis Marion (12-3) 234 15
18. S.C. Aiken (11-3) 218 8
19. St. Edward’s (12-5) 202 17
20. Newberry (13-4-1) 168 20
T21. Cal. Poly Pomona (10-4) 140 25
T21. S. New Hampshire (5-0) 140 27
23. Florida Southern (8-6) 118 9
24. Cameron (11-0) 108 26
25. Mercyhurst (6-3) 98 23
26. West Georgia (9-4) 82 T11
27. Belmont Abbey (12-3-1) 66 29
28. Cal. Baptist (10-4) 54 NR
29. East Stroudsburg (7-0) 46 NR
30. Emporia St. (9-3) 40 30