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Falcons ranked No. 5 in latest NCBWA region poll

Published 3:52pm Tuesday, March 12, 2013


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

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.

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