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Falcons ranked No. 28 in latest College Baseball Lineup poll

Published 10:11am Monday, April 22, 2013


MONTEVALLO – The University of Montevallo baseball team is ranked No. 28 in the latest College Baseball Lineup NCAA Division II poll, which was released April 21.

The Falcons, who completed a season sweep of the University of North Alabama and took two-of-three games in a Peach Belt Conference series on the road at the University of North Georgia, dropped one spot in the national poll.

Montevallo (29-16 overall, 15-12 in Peach Belt Conference) has been ranked in the national poll for four consecutive weeks.

The Falcons opened the week with a 10-4 win on the road April 17 at North Alabama, completing a three-game sweep of the Lions this season. Montevallo defeated North Georgia 6-1 in each of the first two games in a conference series over the weekend before dropping the series finale 6-5 in extra innings.

The Falcons are one of four Peach Belt Conference schools ranked among the top 30 teams nationally in the poll.

USC Aiken remained steady at No. 3 in the most recent poll. Montevallo took two-of-three games against the Pacers in a conference series in late March.

Lander University moved up one spot to No. 11 in the national poll. The Falcons took one-of-three games against the Bearcats in a conference series last month.

UNC Pembroke, which dropped eight spots in the national poll, is ranked No. 18 in the latest poll. Montevallo took two-of-three games against the Braves in a conference series in February.

The Falcons own a 7-7 mark against teams ranked in the top 25 in the poll. Montevallo swept a home-and-away series against UAH, which is ranked No. 15 in the most recent poll, and dropped a hard-fought three-game series against top-ranked Delta State University in early February.

The complete poll can be found online at

The Falcons return to action Wednesday, April 24 as they host the University of West Alabama in their final mid-week game of the season at Kermit A. Johnson Field. Montevallo, which is undefeated (12-0) in mid-week games this season, is looking to cap off a season sweep of the Tigers after defeating West Alabama 2-1 on the road earlier this month.

The Falcons will honor a four-man senior class, including Andrew HillAustin DubberlyMichael Shreves andDevon Davis, before the game. First pitch is set for 5 p.m.

Montevallo closes out Peach Belt Conference play with a three-game series on the road at Georgia College this weekend. First pitch in the series opener is set for Saturday, April 27 at noon CST.

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