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2009 Schedules from some Top NAIA teams

Here’s a few that are out:

Lee: Last year’s runner-up starts the season on Feb. 6, hosting Illinois Institute of Technology. They play Auburn-Montgomery April 17-18, and Cumberland April 21. The Flames have picked up two D-I transfers, Tyler Roberts (Memphis) and Trey Burstrom (Tennessee). They have also added Julian Alvarez, who hit .419 and 26 home runs for Bacone last year, and two players drafted in 2006, Jeff Ramirez and Rashad Taylor. Continue reading

NAIA top 25 for March 26

Results of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for March 26, 2008. Comments below.

Rank March19 School (Region) Record Total
Points
1 1 Lewis-Clark State (ID) (I) 25-2 537
2 2 Lee (TN) (XIII) 34-1 533
3 3 Lubbock Christian (TX) (VI) 28-1 512
4 4 Azusa Pacific (CA) (II) 24-5 477
5 5 Oklahoma City University (VI) 33-3 468
6 8 University of Mobile (AB) (XIII) 26-7 409
7 T9 Tennessee Wesleyan College (XII) 21-9 370
8 6 Trevecca Nazarene (TN) (XI) 19-7 368
9 7 Spring Arbor University (MI) (VIII) 6-2 365
10 T9 Wayland Baptist University (TX) (VI) 28-5 352
11 12 Warner Southern College (FL) (XIV) 24-12 331
12 15 Fresno Pacific University (CA) (II) 19-7 300
13 16 Union College (Ky.) (XII) 23-6 267
14 17 U. of the Cumberlands (KY) (XI) 22-5 247
15 24 Bethany College (KS) (IV) 16-2 237
16 19 Auburn-Montgomery (AL) 24-10 183
17 20 Embry-Riddle (FL) (XIV) 23-10 180
18 RV University of St. Francis (IL) (VII) 15-5 143
19 RV Avila University (MO) (V) 13-5 120
20 T13 Ohio Dominican University (IX) 10-5 116
21 23 Biola University (CA) (II) 17-8 99
22 NR Texas Wesleyan University (VI) 18-8 85
23 25 Jamestown College (ND) (III) 12-4 79
24 RV Freed-Hardeman University (TN) (XI) 20-6 65
25 RV Montreat College (NC) (XII) 23-8 42

First-place votes: Lewis-Clark State 11, Lee 10, Lubbock Christian 1

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NAIA top 25 and Recap for March 19

Results of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for March 19, 2008. Comments below.

Rank Feb. 27 School (Region) Record Total
Points
1 1 Lewis-Clark State (ID) (I) 21-2 488
2 3 Lee (TN) (XIII) 29-1 480
3 4 Lubbock Christian (TX) (VI) 25-1 466
4 2 Azusa Pacific (CA) (II) 21-5 440
5 6 Oklahoma City University (VI) 29-3 422
6 10 Trevecca Nazarene U. (TN) (XI) 16-4 364
7 5 Spring Arbor University (MI) (VIII) 4-2 324
8 16 University of Mobile (AB) (XIII) 23-7 321
9 (tie) 12 Tennessee Wesleyan College (XII) 17-8 301
9 (tie) 15 Wayland Baptist University (TX) (VI) 25-4 301
11 11 Bellevue University (NE) (IV) 16-8 257
12 RV Warner Southern College (FL) (XIV) 21-12 255
13 (tie) 22 Saint Ambrose University (IA) (VII) 9-2 245
13 (tie) 14 Ohio Dominican University (IX) 7-1 245
15 23 Fresno Pacific University (CA) (II) 14-6 213
16 17 Union College (KY) (XII) 19-4 206
17 NR U. of the Cumberlands (KY) (XI) 18-3 197
18 RV Bacone College (OK) (VI) 26-3 157
19 NR Auburn-Montgomery (AL) (XIII) 21-8 154
20 18 Embry-Riddle (FL) (XIV) 18-8 149
21 21 Missouri Baptist U. (V) 11-5 127
22 7 Southern Polytechnic (GA) (XIII) 21-6 71
23 RV Biola University (CA) (II) 15-8 65
24 RV Bethany College (KS) (IV) 15-2 53
25 NR Jamestown College (ND) (III) 10-4 30

First-place votes: Lewis-Clark State 11, Lee 7, Lubbock Christian 2
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NAIA highlights for March 4-10

Brian WardLewis-Clark State swept a three-game series with Division II Dixie State, 4-3, 12-11, and 19-6. The Warriors have won nine straight. In the second game, Brian Ward hit a single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to bring in the winning run; Michael Guerrero got the win to run his record to 3-0, 1.46 ERA. Ward hit a home run and had four RBI in the third game. The Warriors play a good College of Idaho team in mid-week, and play at Corban (Salem, OR) Friday and Saturday. Continue reading

NAIA highlights for Feb. 28-March 2

Lewis-Clark State defeated two Division I teams, Washington (8-6) and Gonzaga (8-7). The Warriors are 12-2, and they host Division II Dixie State this weekend.

Azusa Pacific defeated La Sierra, and swept a double-header against Vanguard. All three wins were lop-sided, and the Cougars are 17-1, 9-1 in the Golden State Athletic Conference. They play Fresno Pacific, Westmont, and Dixie State next week.
Lee swept three games against Faulkner. The Flames are 21-1, and have won 18 straight. They play at Berry on Friday and Saturday.

Lubbock Christian swept three games against Oklahoma Baptist, and only the first game was close. The Chaparrals are now 17-1. They play College of the Southwest and Saint Gregory’s this week.

Spring Arbor started their season with wins over Shawnee State and U. of Saint Francis. They will play in a tournament at Warner Southern this week.

David DennisOklahoma City swept three games against Missouri Valley, and their record is 19-1. David Dennis has eight home runs for the Stars, and Mike Lee has an ERA of 0.87.

Southern Polytechnic swept Southern Wesleyan, and their record is now 17-2. They travel to Milligan onWednesday, and host Shorter on Friday and Saturday.

The Master’s split a double-header with Cal Baptist, and their record is 14-4-1. They play Westmont and Concordia-Irvine next week.

Trevecca Nazarene swept a double-header against Cumberland, 4-3 and 4-2. The Trojans are 11-3, and they play Freed-Hardeman next weekend.

U. of Mobile defeated Division I Southeastern Louisiana 13-1, and swept a double-header against Tougaloo. The Rams are 18-3. They play Tennessee Wesleyan on Wednesday, and LSU-Shreveport on Friday and Saturday.

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