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COLLEGE BASEBALL LINEUP DII BASEBALL TOP 30 RANKINGS 02
2011 Final Rankings
2012 Preseason Rankings
Week: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

D2 Baseball Rankings Updated March 11, 2012

Rank   Last
Week
Team Comment
1 No change from last poll
Rankings history
1 Tampa: Tampa (16-3) survived an upset scare by Grand Canyon as the 'Lopes won the first of three games with the Spartans and took UT to extra innings in another.  Tampa won the series 2-1 as well as a game over St. Joseph's to maintain their top position. Tampa Spartans
Tampa (16-3) survived an upset scare by Grand Canyon as the 'Lopes won the first of three games with the Spartans and took UT to extra innings in another. Tampa won the series 2-1 as well as a game over St. Joseph's to maintain their top position.
2 Up from last poll
Rankings history
4 St. Mary's (TX): St. Mary's (18-4) shutout UIW and took another two from TAMIU on Sunday. Rattler hurler Carl O'Neal is 6-0 so far on the young season. Expect the Rattlers' win total to rapidly increase  in the next couple of weeks as their next stiff test won't be until mid April when they play Angelo State. St. Mary's (TX) Rattlers
St. Mary's (18-4) shutout UIW and took another two from TAMIU on Sunday. Rattler hurler Carl O'Neal is 6-0 so far on the young season. Expect the Rattlers' win total to rapidly increase in the next couple of weeks as their next stiff test won't be until mid April when they play Angelo State.
3 Up from last poll
Rankings history
8 North Alabama: The Lions (18-6) had the best week in DII baseball with a pair of come from behind wins over Harding and a series win over West Florida. Need to keep foot on gas peddle until they play Delta St first weekend of April. North Alabama Lions
The Lions (18-6) had the best week in DII baseball with a pair of come from behind wins over Harding and a series win over West Florida. Need to keep foot on gas peddle until they play Delta St first weekend of April.
4 Up from last poll
Rankings history
6 Central Missouri: The Mules (11-1) swept four games from Truman State and have won 80 consecutive games over the Bulldogs.  UCM also finished their series win over Missouri Western with a win on Monday. Central Missouri Mules
The Mules (11-1) swept four games from Truman State and have won 80 consecutive games over the Bulldogs. UCM also finished their series win over Missouri Western with a win on Monday.
5 Up from last poll
Rankings history
9 Delta St.: The Statesmen (12-3) had a walk-off win over Abilene Christian Sunday to take their series over the Wildcats. DSU should stockpile wins until the end of the month when they travel to Pensacola to play West Florida. Delta St. Statesmen
The Statesmen (12-3) had a walk-off win over Abilene Christian Sunday to take their series over the Wildcats. DSU should stockpile wins until the end of the month when they travel to Pensacola to play West Florida.
6 Up from last poll
Rankings history
11 Columbus St.: An eventful week for the Cougars (16-7) as they split a pair on the road with West Flordia and won a close home series over USC Aiken. Columbus St. Cougars
An eventful week for the Cougars (16-7) as they split a pair on the road with West Florida and won a close home series over USC Aiken.
7 Down from last poll
Rankings history
2 West Florida: Argos (15-6) had a week of tough competetion and fared OK, but not great by any means. UWF split midweek with Columbus State and lost a series to North Alabama on the road. West Florida Argonauts
Argos (15-6) had a week of tough competition and fared OK, but not great by any means. UWF split midweek with Columbus State and lost a series to North Alabama on the road.
8 Up from last poll
Rankings history
14 Franklin Pierce: FPU (7-2) only had a pair of games last week in which they blasted competition by a combined score of 31-4. The Ravens should chalk up some wins this week when they play Malloy and St. Michael's before visting Nova Southeastern. Franklin Pierce Ravens
FPU (7-2) only had a pair of games last week in which they blasted competition by a combined score of 31-4. The Ravens should chalk up some wins this week when they play Malloy and St. Michael's before visiting Nova Southeastern.
8 Down from last poll
Rankings history
7 Southern Connecticut St.: The Owls (8-3) outscored opposition 23-1 in their two wins last week, but did drop a one-run game to lowly Queens College who hasn't had a winning season since 1998. Southern Connecticut St. Fighting Owls
The Owls (8-3) outscored opposition 23-1 in their two wins last week, but did drop a one-run game to lowly Queens College who hasn't had a winning season since 1998.
10 Down from last poll
Rankings history
3 St. Cloud State:  SCSU (15-4) started their Hawaii trip with five straight wins over Hawaii Hilo, but dropped their last three games in the Aloha State to Hawaii Pacific. The Huskies will return to the mainland with a March 19 date against Augustana. St. Cloud State Huskies
SCSU (15-4) started their Hawaii trip with five straight wins over Hawaii Hilo, but dropped their last three games in the Aloha State to Hawaii Pacific. The Huskies will return to the mainland with a March 19 date against Augustana.
11 Up from last poll
Rankings history
15 Southern Indiana: The Southern Indiana (9-4) split a pair of games with Montevallo and won two over the Illinois Springfield. USI hosts Maryville, UMSL, Quincy and two more with the UIS Prairie Stars. Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles
The Southern Indiana (9-4) split a pair of games with Montevallo and won two over the Illinois Springfield. USI hosts Maryville, UMSL, Quincy and two more with the UIS Prairie Stars.
12 Up from last poll
Rankings history
17 Tusculum: TC (19-4) dropped their first two games of the week by a single run to North Greenville and Lincoln Memorial, but came back to take two from the Railsplitters to even up their week. Tusculum Pioneers
TC (19-4) dropped their first two games of the week by a single run to North Greenville and Lincoln Memorial, but came back to take two from the Railsplitters to even up their week.
13 Up from last poll
Rankings history
20 Minnesota State: The Mavs (9-3) cooled a hot Seton Hill club, lost an extra innings heart breaker to Grand Valley State and earned a win over Saginaw Valley State to conclude their Flordia trip. Minnesota State Mavericks
The Mavs (9-3) cooled a hot Seton Hill club, lost an extra innings heart breaker to Grand Valley State and earned a win over Saginaw Valley State to conclude their Florida trip.
14 Down from last poll
Rankings history
13 Winona St.: The Warriors (3-3) got back on the diamond after a week off and split a pair of road games with Lynn. WSU will play Lock Haven, Florida Southern, Wayne State and Slippery Rock in Florida this week. Winona St. Warriors
The Warriors (3-3) got back on the diamond after a week off and split a pair of road games with Lynn. WSU will play Lock Haven, Florida Southern, Wayne State and Slippery Rock in Florida this week.
14 Up from last poll
Rankings history
19 Lynn: Lynn (12-7) couldn't built on their series win over top ranked Tampa and was upended by a surprisingly good Southern New Hampshire club and split a pair with Winona State. Lynn Fighting Knights
Lynn (12-7) couldn't built on their series win over top ranked Tampa and was upended by a surprisingly good Southern New Hampshire club and split a pair with Winona State.
16 No change from last poll
Rankings history
16 Emporia State: The Hornets (9-4) stung Northwest Missouri State for three wins, but dropped the finale in their series with the Bearcats. ESU hosts Pittsburg State this week. Emporia State Hornets
The Hornets (9-4) stung Northwest Missouri State for three wins, but dropped the finale in their series with the Bearcats. ESU hosts Pittsburgh State this week.
17 Down from last poll
Rankings history
10 Grand Valley St.: The Lakers (6-4) were sunk last week going 3-3 in a busy week which featured wins over Notre Dame (OH), Minnesota St and St. Joseph's and losses to Seton Hill, Lewis and Rollins. Grand Valley St. Lakers
The Lakers (6-4) were sunk last week going 3-3 in a busy week which featured wins over Notre Dame (OH), Minnesota St and St. Joseph's and losses to Seton Hill, Lewis and Rollins.
18 Up from last poll
Rankings history
21 Armstrong Atlantic: The Pirates (14-5) split a pair of games with Georgia Southwestern to start the week, then ripped off four wins by defeating Urbana and sweeping North Georiga. Armstrong Atlantic Pirates
The Pirates (14-5) split a pair of games with Georgia Southwestern to start the week, then ripped off four wins by defeating Urbana and sweeping North Georgia.
19 Up from last poll
Rankings history
22 Seton Hill: SHU (11-3) started the week with a slugfest victory over GVSU, but dropped their next two to Minnesota St and Slippery Rock. The Giffs closed the week with a pair of victories over Davis & Elkins. Seton Hill Griffins
SHU (11-3) started the week with a slugfest victory over GVSU, but dropped their next two to Minnesota St and Slippery Rock. The Giffs closed the week with a pair of victories over Davis & Elkins.
20 Down from last poll
Rankings history
12 Millersville: The Marauders (8-5) lost two games to teams that CWS favorite had no business losing.  MU dropped contests to Philadelphia U and Clarion who went a combined 14-62 last season. Millersville needs spark to ignite their talent. Millersville Marauders
The Marauders (8-5) lost two games to teams that CWS favorite had no business losing. MU dropped contests to Philadelphia U and Clarion who went a combined 14-62 last season. Millersville needs spark to ignite their talent.
21 Down from last poll
Rankings history
18 Incarnate Word: The Cardinals (5-6) have a losing record, but also a ton of potential if their pitchers stop issuing so many walks and their defense quits allowing so many unearned runs. A final reprive for UIW who needs to start compiling some wins if they are to stay in the rankings. Incarnate Word Cardinals
The Cardinals (5-6) have a losing record, but also a ton of potential if their pitchers stop issuing so many walks and their defense quits allowing so many unearned runs. A final reprieve for UIW who needs to start compiling some wins if they are to stay in the rankings.
22 Up from last poll
Rankings history
23 Angelo St.: ASU (16-4) had the week off and will return to action March 16th vs Texas A&M Kingsville. Angelo St. Rams
ASU (16-4) had the week off and will return to action March 16th vs Texas A&M Kingsville.
23 Up from last poll
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24 Francis Marion: FMU (15-9) needed to add some wins to their disapointing total to stay in the rankings and they finally did. The Pats had a win over North Georgia, lost to Wingate, but did swep Augusta State. Some more victories over the likes of Limestone, Cal (PA) and GCSU would be nice this week. Francis Marion Patriots
FMU (15-9) needed to add some wins to their disappointing total to stay in the rankings and they finally did. The Pats had a win over North Georgia, lost to Wingate, but did sweep Augusta State. Some more victories over the likes of Limestone, Cal (PA) and GCSU would be nice this week.
24 Up from last poll
Rankings history
25 Cal Poly Pomona: The Broncos (16-7) finally won a series after splitting games the past few weeks.  CPP won three of four from CSU Dominguez Hills and will look to do the same or better next week against Sonoma State. Cal Poly Pomona Broncos
The Broncos (16-7) finally won a series after splitting games the past few weeks. CPP won three of four from CSU Dominguez Hills and will look to do the same or better next week against Sonoma State.
25 Up from last poll
Rankings history
NR Hawaii Pacific: Two of the Sea Warriors' (15-3) three losses this season were to DI Southern Utah, who HPU also beat twice.  Last week the HPU swept three from St. Cloud State. Unfortunately HPU won't be tested much the rest of the season and may not get much of an opportunity to climb the rankings.  Hawaii Pacific Sea Warriors
Two of the Sea Warriors' (15-3) three losses this season were to DI Southern Utah, who HPU also beat twice. Last week the HPU swept three from St. Cloud State. Unfortunately HPU won't be tested much the rest of the season and may not get much of an opportunity to climb the rankings.
26 No change from last poll
Rankings history
26 Le Moyne : Le Moyne (9-4) lost a game to Wayne St University, but did win three of four from Wayne St College.  The Dolphins also had victories over Urbana and Cal (PA) over the weekend. LC has eight games on the schedule this week, ending with previously ranked UMass-Lowell. Le Moyne Dolphins
Le Moyne (9-4) lost a game to Wayne St University, but did win three of four from Wayne St College. The Dolphins also had victories over Urbana and Cal (PA) over the weekend. LC has eight games on the schedule this week, ending with previously ranked UMass-Lowell.
27 Up from last poll
Rankings history
28 Mount Olive: The Trojans (12-6) went 4-1 last week, opening with wins over Shaw and Cal (PA) and finishing with a series win over new conference foe King. Mount Olive Trojans
The Trojans (12-6) went 4-1 last week, opening with wins over Shaw and Cal (PA) and finishing with a series win over new conference foe King.
28 Up from last poll
Rankings history
NR Southern N.H.: The Penmen are a surprising addition to the rankings, but after a thirteen straight wins to start the season, which included victories over Lynn and Nova Southeastern, SNHU makes the cut for the first time. Southern New Hampshire Penmen
The Penmen are a surprising addition to the rankings, but after a thirteen straight wins to start the season, which included victories over Lynn and Nova Southeastern, SNHU makes the cut for the first time.
29 Down from last poll
Rankings history
5 UNC Pembroke: A huge tumble down the rankings for UNCP (14-9) who has lost six in a row and eight of their last 10. The Braves' streak should end this week when they host Coker, but the Cobras have been unexpectedly decent this season. UNC Pembroke Braves
A huge tumble down the rankings for UNCP (14-9) who has lost six in a row and eight of their last 10. The Braves' streak should end this week when they host Coker, but the Cobras have been unexpectedly decent this season.
30 No change from last poll
Rankings history
30 West Chester: West Chester (5-0) had wins over Rollins, St. Joseph's and Minnesota-Duluth, before rain suspeneded a second game with the Bulldogs. WCU plays Indianapolis, Ohio Dominican and Slippery Rock in Florida before returning home to play Mansfield. West Chester Golden Rams
West Chester (5-0) had wins over Rollins, St. Joseph's and Minnesota-Duluth, before rain suspended a second game with the Bulldogs. WCU plays Indianapolis, Ohio Dominican and Slippery Rock in Florida before returning home to play Mansfield.

Dropped Out: Southern Arkansas, North Georgia

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