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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mansfield breaks into NCBWA North Atlantic Regional Top Ten after successful Florida trip.

MANSFIELD Ė The Mansfield University baseball team vaulted into the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) North Atlantic Regional Poll after posting an 11-5 record during their recently completed Florida trip.

Mansfield, which hadnít received a vote in the first two weekly polls, was #9 this week with 23 points.

West Chester, the #6 ranked team in the nation, received all eight first place votes to top the poll with 80 points.

Mansfield will play #4 ranked Shippensburg four times later this week traveling to Shippensburg for a doubleheader on Friday before hosting the Raiders in the Mountaineers home opener on Saturday.

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL COLLEGIATE BASEBALL WRITERS ASSOCIATION   

DIVISION II NORTH ATLANTIC REGIONAL POLL

March 18, 2008

 

1. West Chester, Pa. [8 first place votes] (16-1) 80 points (#1 last week)

2. Slippery Rock, Pa. (8-5) 66 points (#2 last week)

3. Concord, W. Va. (12-5) 59 points (#4 last week)

4. Shippensburg, Pa. (11-9) 45 points (#5 last week)

5. California, Pa. (4-4) 44 points (#3 last week)

6. Indiana, Pa. (14-4) 39 points (#6 last week)

7. West Virginia Wesleyan (9-3) 35 points (#8t last week)

8. West Virginia State (7-5) 26 points (#8t last week)

9. Mansfield, Pa. (10-4) 23 points ((RV last week)

10. Shepherd, W. Va. (6-6) 11 points (#10 last week)

 

Dropped out: #7 Pitt-Johnstown, Pa.

Also receiving votes: Pitt-Johnstown, Pa. (8-9) 10 points, Clarion, Pa. (6-0) 1 point and Kutztown, Pa. (7-9) 1 point.

 

 

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