NCBWA/D3baseball.com Top 25 week 8

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FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

MINNEAPOLIS – The D3baseball.com/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Top 25 poll was released Tuesday and Salisbury University remains ranked at No. 2 for the second consecutive week. This is the fourth time this season that the Sea Gulls (29-4, 15-3 Capital Athletic Conference) have been ranked second by the media poll. SU received 10 first-place votes and 588 total points.

Millsaps College (30-4) jumped from No. 3 to No. 1 in this week’s poll as the Major collected 10 first-place votes and 597 votes. Wheaton (Mass.) College (24-3) moved from No. 4 to No. 3 as the Lyons received four first-place votes and 563 points. University of Texas-Tyler (31-6) advanced one position to No. 4 as the Patriot collected 521 points. University of Southern Maine (20-3) rounds out the top five as the Huskies received 501 total points. The College of St. Scholastica (21-2) received the final first-place vote as the Saints brought home 495 points.

CAC member York (Pa.) College was the only other conference school to be recognized as the Spartans (23-7, 13-5 CAC) received 18 points.

SU is currently ranked No. 6 in the American Baseball Coaches Association/Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division III poll. The new coaches’ poll will be released on April 24.

Salisbury is the No. 1 seed headed into this week’s CAC tournament. The Sea Gulls are looking for their fourth straight CAC championship, ninth overall.

Rk School (first) Last Rec. Pts
1 Millsaps (10) 3 30-4 597
2 Salisbury (10) 2 29-4 588
3 Wheaton (Mass.) (4) 4 23-3 563
4 Texas-Tyler 5 31-6 521
5 Southern Maine 8 18-3 501
6 St. Scholastica (1) 9 21-2 495
7 Trinity (Conn.) 7 18-3 483
8 Pomona-Pitzer 10 28-3 458
9 Heidelberg 11 23-5 443
10 Eastern Connecticut 1 19-5 418
11 Wooster 6 25-7 324
12 Kean 12 22-7 299
13 St. Thomas 16 18-5 292
14 Buena Vista 17 21-4 251
15 Cal Lutheran 14 24-7 237
16 Linfield 13 25-7 197
17 Shenandoah 20 28-6 163
18 Marietta 19 17-7 140
19 Keystone – 24-4 121
20 Curry – 21-3 117
21 George Fox – 24-7 114
22 Carthage – 17-5 100
23 RPI – 21-5 89
24 UW-Whitewater 22 14-7 85
25 Augustana 23 221-7 72

Dropped Out: No. 25 Beloit, No. 15 Chapman, No. 24 Christopher Newport,
No. 21 Cortland State, No. 18 Rochester, No. 47 Also receiving votes:
Chapman 65, Suffolk 62, Christopher Newport 38, UW-Oshkosh 31, Penn
State-Behrend 30, Beloit 29, Birmingham-Southern 27, Mount St. Mary 25,
Thomas More 23, Ithaca 23, St. Olaf 22, York (Pa.) 18, Methodist 18,
Cortland State 12, Rochester 10, Wilkes 10, Illinois Wesleyan 6, Pacific
Lutheran 6, Western New England 1, Rhodes 1