Baseball ranked 10th in NCBWA Southeast Region Poll


Baseball ranked 10th in NCBWA Southeast Region Poll
Monday, April 18, 2016 | by Jackie Eddy, Athletic Communications Assistant

PEMBROKE, N.C.- The Newberry College baseball team took the tenth spot this week in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Southeast Region Poll, as announced Monday. 

The Wolves went 2-1 against Anderson University defeating the Trojans in the Friday night single game 12-3. In the doubleheader on Saturday, Newberry won the first game 8-2 then fell in the second game of the day 8-7.

Lander moved to the first spot this week with a 35-11 record followed by Columbus State (Ga.) in second with 93 points and a 33-10 record.

USC Aiken moved up to third with 68 points and a 32-11 record, after being in fifth last week. After taking seventh last week, Erskine is in the fourth spot with a 34-11 record. Belmont Abbey is in fifth with 60 points, Tusculum is in sixth with 55 points and Catawba is in seventh with 43 points.

North Greenville improved to the eighth spot with 34 points while Augusta rounded out the ninth spot with a 27-14 record.

The Wolves travel to Greenwood on Wednesday, April 20 to take on Lander in their last non-conference matchup of the season. The single game will start 5 p.m.

NCBWA Southeast Region Top 10 (April 18, 2016)

Rk

School

1st

Points

Record

LW

1.

Lander

7

97

35-11

2

2.

Columbus State

3

93

33-10

4

3.

USC Aiken

 

68

32-11

5

4.

Erskine

 

63

34-11

7

5.

Belmont Abbey

 

60

32-10-1

1

6.

Tusculum

 

55

32-11

6

7.

Catawba

 

43

27-16

8

8.

North Greenville

 

34

33-12

9

9.

Augusta

 

23

27-14

3

10.

Newberry

 

12

29-16-1

NR

Dropped Out: Lincoln Memorial (10th).

Others Receiving Votes: Georgia College (24-16) 1 point; Wingate (27-17) 1 point.