GVSU Climbs to No. 3 in the NCBWA Top 25 Poll

GVSU Climbs to No. 3 in the NCBWA Top 25 Poll

Bridgeport, Conn. -- Grand Valley State University's baseball team is ranked No. 3 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division II top 25 poll. The Lakers are coming off a 52-5 record in 2011 and a trip to the NCAA Division II World Series and will open their 2012 season at Bellarmine February 27 at 3:00 p.m.

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The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) will start conference play March 24 with the GLIAC Tournament set to start May 10 at V.A. Memorial Stadium in Chillicothe, Ohio.

 

NCBWA Division II Top 25

Rank 

School (#1 votes)

W-L

Points

Previous

1.

Tampa, Fla. (9)

6-0

361

T6

2.

Central Missouri (4)

0-0

352

3

3.

Grand Valley State, Mich.

0-0

322

4

4.

UNC Pembroke (2)

8-0

320

17

5.

St. Cloud State, Minn.

4-0

291

8

6.

Cal Poly Pomona

7-0

276

24

7.

Southern Connecticut State

0-0

266 T

6

8.

St. Mary’s, Texas

6-1

257

11

9.

West Florida

5-1

253

10

10.

Columbus State, Ga.

6-0

251

RV

11.

Mercyhurst, Pa.

3-0

245

16

12.

Mount Olive, N.C.

5-1

183

9

13.

North Alabama

5-1

179

20

14.

Emporia State, Kans.

0-0

164

13

15.

Franklin Pierce, N.H.

0-0

142

15

16.

Minnesota State

0-0

137

14

17.

Millersville, Pa.

3-1

136

5

18.

Western Oregon

7-2

126

NR

19.

Barry, Fla.

3-1

120

2

20.

Cal State Chico

4-0

73

RV

21.

Missouri S&T

0-0

67

23

22.

Tusculum, Tenn.

6-0

65

NR

23.

Southern Arkansas

4-1

60

RV

24.

Colorado Mesa

5-3

35

RV

25

Armstrong Atlantic State, Ga.

6-0

29

NR

 
 
Dropped out:  #1 Francis Marion, S.C.; #12 Sonoma State, Calif.; #18 Winona State, Minn.; #19 UC San Diego; #21 Catawba, N.C.; #22 Incarnate Word, Texas; #25 Florida Southern.

Also receiving votes:  Dixie State, Utah (4-0) 26 points; Francis Marion, S.C. (4-2) 26 points; Winona State, Minn. (0-0) 25 points; Harding, Ark. (3-0) 20 points; East Stroudsburg, Pa. (3-0) 16 points; Delta State, Miss. (3-0) 15 points; USC Aiken (5-
1) 7 points; Cal State Monterey Bay (6-3) 3 points; Lynn, Fla. (7-1) 2 points; Northern Kentucky (0-0) 2 points; Northwest
Nazarene, Idaho (4-0) 2 points; Cal Baptist (5-3) 2 points; Seton Hill, Pa. (0-0) 1 point.

NCBWA MIDWEST REGION TOP 10

Rank

School (#1 votes)

W-L

Points

Previous

1.

Grand Valley St., Mich. (8)

0-0

80

1

2.

Missouri S&T

0-0

69

2

3.

Northern Kentucky

0-0

66

3

4.

Quincy, Ill.

0-0

50

4

5.

Southern Indiana

0-0

48

5

6.

Wayne State, Mich.

0-0

46

6

7.

Ashland, Ohio

0-0

27

7

8.

Indianapolis, Ind.

0-0

24

8

9.

Drury, Mo.

0-0

20

9

10.

Saginaw Valley St., Mich.

0-0

7

10

 
Dropped out:  None

Also receiving votes: Bellarmine, Ky. (26-26) 2 points.

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