GVSU Remains No. 3 in the NCBWA Top 25 Poll

GVSU Remains 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 IITOP 25

Rank

School (#1 votes)

W-L

Points

Previous

1.

Tampa, Fla. (15)

8-0

417

1

2.

Central Missouri (2)

0-0

396

2

3.

Grand Valley State, Mich.

0-0

368

3

4.

UNC Pembroke

10-1

365

4

5.

St. Cloud State, Minn.

6-0

338

5

6.

West Florida

9-1

336

9

7.

Cal Poly Pomona

9-2

296

6

8.

St. Mary’s, Texas

9-2

295

8

9.

Tusculum, Tenn.

10-0

273

22

10.

Mercyhurst, Pa.

3-0

270

11

11.

Southern Connecticut State

1-1

258

7

12.

Emporia State, Kans.

3-0

220

14

13.

Columbus State, Ga.

8-1

213

10

14.

Delta State, Miss.

5-0

199

RV

15.

Minnesota State

2-0

169

16

16.

Franklin Pierce, N.H.

0-0

146

15

17.

Millersville, Pa.

3-1

141

17

18.

Western Oregon

9-4

120

18

19.

Armstrong Atlantic State, Ga.

8-1

116

25

20.

North Alabama

7-2

112

13

21.

Missouri S&T

0-0

94

21

22.

Harding, Ark.

5-0

76

RV

23.

Dixie State, Utah

7-1

74

RV

24.

East Stroudsburg, Pa.

5-0

43

RV

25.

Cal State Chico

6-2

40

20

 
Dropped out:  #12 Mount Olive, N.C.; #19 Barry, Fla.; #23 Southern Arkansas, #24 Colorado Mesa.

Also receiving votes:  Florida Tech (8-2) 26 points; Angelo State, Texas (9-2) 23 points; Colorado Mesa (5-3) 21 points; Belmont Abbey, N.C. (10-4) 19 points; Mount Olive, N.C. (5-1) 19 points; Francis Marion, S.C. (6-4) 14 points; USC Aiken (7-2)
9 points; Adelphi, N.Y. (0-0) 8 points; Winona State, Minn. (0-0) 4 points; Cal State Monterey Bay (8-5) 3 points; Lynn, Fla. (7-3) 2 points; North Georgia (7-2) 2 points; Seton Hill, Pa. (2-0) 2 points; Tarleton State, Texas (4-1) 2 points; Northern
Kentucky (0-2) 1 point; Nova Southeastern, Fla. (4-1) 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

0-2

66

3

4.

Quincy, Ill.

0-0

50

4

5.

Southern Indiana

1-2

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. (0-0) 2 points.

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