Lynn Ranked No. 1 In NCAA Division II Poll

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Lynn University’s baseball team held strong at No. 1 in the country after a perfect week on the diamond. Chris Chavez helped the Fighting Knights go 3-0 and was selected as the Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts.

The junior first baseman batted .636 with five runs batted in and three runs scored in victories over Paine and Palm Beach Atlantic. Chavez displayed tremendous power at the plate, notching three doubles, a triple and a home run en route to a 1.364 slugging percentage. He hit safely in all three games and tallied three hits in each of the Knights’ wins against Palm Beach Atlantic. In addition, he recorded a .667 on-base percentage and a clean sheet in the field.

Lynn returns to action on Thursday, February 26, at 6 p.m. when it faces Mercyhurst at Santaluces High School. Fans can follow the action live by logging on to www.lynn.edu/athletics and selecting the “live stats” link.

Rank Team

Record

Points

Last Week

1. Lynn 11-1 480 1

2. Cal. St. Stanislaus 11-2 464  2

3. Southern Arkansas 12-3 448 4

4. Mesa St. 8-2 432 5

5. Franklin Pierce 1-0 406 T-7

6. Grand Valley St. 0-0 400 T-7

7. West Chester 2-1 394 9

8. Abilene Christian 10-3 362 15

9. Tampa 10-4 348 10

10. North Georgia 8-4 346 13

11. Cameron 11-4 312 —

12. North Alabama 13-4 302 16

13. Central Missouri 5-1 298 18

14. Florida Southern 10-4 248 30

15. Lenoir-Rhyne 11-4 242 —

16. Saint Joseph’s (IN) 5-2 228 28

17. Ouachita Baptist 11-5 224 3

18. Georgia Coll. & St. 9-4 210 27

19. Cal. St. Chico 7-5 196 T-19

Angelo St. 9-6 196 14

21. Texas-Permian Basin 12-3 168 RV

22. Lander 10-3 140

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23. Anderson (SC) 10-4

122 —

24. St. Mary’s (TX) 11-3 102 RV

25. Western Oregon 4-4 76 24

26. Nova Southeastern 11-2 72 —

27. U.C. San Diego 7-3 56

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28. Nebraska-Omaha 6-1 54 26

29. Francis Marion 8-4-1 36

RV

30. Emporia St. 7-2

24

RV

Did Not Report: Kutztown, Pitt.-Johnstown, Columbus St., Limestone, Pfeiffer, Ashland, Valdosta St., West Florida, Incarnate Word.

Also Receiving Votes: Cal. St. Los Angeles (20), Mount Olive (12), Wayne St., NE (12), Wayne St., MI (10), Catawba (4), Cal. St. Dominguez Hills (4), Barry (2), Sonoma St. (2), West Alabama (1), Hawaii-Pacific (1), Ft. Hays St. (1), Bellarmine (1), Indianapolis (1), Erskine (1), Tusculum (1), North Carolina-Pembroke (1), Massachusetts-Lowell (1), Concord (1), Indiana, PA (1), West Virginia St. (1), Colorado St.-Pueblo (1), New Mexico Highlands (1).