Monday May 6, 2013
TUCSON, Ariz. – The University of South Carolina Aiken baseball team remained ranked No. 1 in the nation in the 14th 2013 regular-season Collegiate Baseball Newspaper NCAA Division II Poll.
The ranking of No. 1 in the latest Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll is the second No. 1 national ranking of the day for the Pacers. USC Aiken also remained No. 1 in the College Baseball Lineup national poll.
USC Aiken was ranked 10th in the 2013 preseason poll released on Dec. 21, 2012. The Pacers moved up five spots to fifth in the first regular-season national tally. The Pacers remained fifth in the second regular-season poll.
The Pacers were ranked sixth in the third, fourth and fifth regular-season polls. USC Aiken was ranked 13th in the sixth regular-season tally. USC Aiken had moved back up to eighth in the seventh regular-season poll. USC Aiken was ranked sixth in the eighth regular-season tally. USC Aiken was tabbed 10th in the ninth regular-season poll. USC Aiken was ranked ninth in the 10th regular-season poll. Three weeks ago, USC Aiken was fifth. Two weeks ago, the Pacers checked in at No. 3. USC Aiken moved up to No. 1 last week.
The Pacers have now been ranked in 31 straight national polls. The Pacers were ranked inside the top-30 in the final 16 national polls of the 2012 season.
USC Aiken is the highest-ranked of four Peach Belt Conference ranked teams in the latest Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll with Armstrong 10th, Lander 14th and UNC Pembroke 16th.
Colorado Mesa and Mount Olive are presently tied for second in the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll. Tampa is fourth in the national tally, while Missouri Western and Delta State are tied for fifth.