Falcons ranked No. 5 in latest NCBWA region pollPublished 3:52pm Tuesday, March 12, 2013
FROM STAFF REPORTS
MONTEVALLO – The University of Montevallo baseball team is ranked No. 5 in the latest National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association NCAA Division II Southeast Region poll.
The Falcons (17-7 overall, 9-3 in Peach Belt Conference) are one of four Peach Belt Conference schools ranked in the poll released March 11.
Lander University is ranked No. 2 in the NCBWA NCAA Division II Southeast Region poll. The Falcons travel to Greenwood, S.C. to face the Bearcats in a three-game series March 23-24.
USC Aiken is ranked No. 4 in the region poll. The Pacers travel to Montevallo for a three-game series against the Falcons on March 29-30.
UNC Pembroke is tied with Montevallo at No. 5 in the latest poll. The Falcons took two-out-of three games against the Braves in a Peach Belt Conference series in late February.
Mount Olive College is ranked No. 1 in the NCBWA NCAA Division II poll.
The entire poll can be found online at http://www.
Montevallo has won six games in a row and 14 of its past 17 games.
After defeating Young Harris College in the final game of a three-game Peach Belt Conference series March 4, the Falcons defeated Stillman College and Maryville University (Mo.) in non-conference games before sweeping conference foe Flagler College last weekend.
The Falcons return to action Wednesday, March 11 with a game against non-conference opponent UAH at Kermit A. Johnson Field.
First pitch is set for 6 p.m.