UMC BASEBALL RANKED #25 AFTER 13-1 START

The University of Minnesota Crookston baseball team has cracked the top 25 rankings for the first time in program history. UMC is off to the best start in program history with a 13-1 record and they are 9-1 in the Northern Sun Conference.  

The Golden Eagles are ranked 25th in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II poll released Wednesday, March 25. They just missed the top 25, coming in at 26th in the Collegiate Baseball Division II poll.

The Golden Eagles will have their home opener on Friday, April 2 when they host Wayne State College in a doubleheader. Game one will start at 1:00 p.m. and the game will be on KROX Radio. KROX will also carry Saturday’s game at Noon.

1 NCBWA DIVISION II POLL (MARCH 31)
Rk. School Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Lindenwood [4] 12-0 441 3
2. Colorado Mesa [2] 16-2 433 4
3. Tampa [8] 7-1 431 2
4. Lee [4] 21-2 418 6
5. Central Missouri 18-4 392 5
6. West Texas A&M 21-3 358 10
7. Mount Olive [1] 19-6 356 8
8. Azusa Pacific 14-3 350 7
9. Seton Hill 12-0 311 11
10. Missouri Southern 18-3 298 9
11. Angelo State 17-3 295 1
12. North Greenville 20-6 260 12
13. West Florida 20-5 246 13
14. Illinois-Springfield 14-2 222 14
15. Northwest Nazarene 17-3 201 15
16. Southern New Hampshire 4-0 198 20
17. MSU Denver 18-2 178 18
18. UNC Pembroke 19-5 155 RV
19. Minnesota State 11-1 112 RV
20. Tusculum 18-5 94 17
21. Northwood 8-2 91 t21
22. St. Thomas Aquinas 6-0 71 RV
23. Millersville 9-4 62 RV
24. UT Tyler 16-7 40 25
25. Minnesota-Crookston 11-0 36 NR
Also receiving votes: Shorter (16-8) 26; Franklin Pierce (4-1) 17; North Georgia (18-7) 15; Augustana (S.D.) (9-3) 10; Mercyhurst (11-5) 10; Point Loma (6-6) 9; Quincy (10-6) 5; Rollins (5-3) 1.
Dropped out: Franklin Pierce (16); Augustana (S.D.) (19); Catawba (t21); Mercyhurst (23); Florida Southern (24).

Collegiate Baseball NCAA Div. 2 Poll
(As Of March 29, 2021)

Team (2021 Record) Points
1. Tampa (7-1) 240
2. Colorado Mesa (16-2) 232
3. Angelo St. (17-3) 224
4. Central Missouri (18-4) 216
5. Lee (21-2) 208
6. West Texas A&M (21-3) 200
7. Tusculum (18-5) 190
8. North Greenville (20-6) 185
9. Missouri Southern (18-3) 177
10. Lindenwood (12-0) 167
11. West Florida (20-5) 161
12. Augustana (9-3) 148
13. Azusa Pacific (14-3) 147
14. Mount Olive (19-6) 137
15. Seton Hill (12-0) 128
16. UNC-Pembroke (19-5) 120
17. Illinois-Springfield (14-2) 105
18. Metro State-Denver (18-2) 98
19. Charleston, WV (9-3) 96
20. Southern New Hampshire (4-0) 90
21. Northwest Nazarene (17-3) 79
22. North Georgia (18-7) 71
23. Minnesota St.-Mankato (11-1) 67
24. Columbus St. (12-7) 49
25. Southern Arkansas (15-5) 47
26. UM-Crookston (11-0) 38
27. Northwood (8-2) 36
28. Wingate (18-7) 23
29. Millersville (9-4) 18
30. Catawba (15-6) 9
Also Receiving Votes: Slippery Rock (12-3), Trevecca Nazarene (10-3), Texas-Tyler (16-7), Franklin Pierce (4-1).
 
Source: NCAA Division II Poll Committee