April 26, 2007
USI falls to fourth in regional poll
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The University of Southern Indiana baseball team fell from second to fourth in the second NCAA Division II North Central Regional poll of the year. The Screaming Eagles fell after a 3-3 week against the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Kentucky Wesleyan College, and Rockhurst University.
The top six teams in each region qualify for the NCAA Division II Tournament that is scheduled for May17-20.
USI (33-15, 21-11GLVC), which received votes for the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper top 30 poll, remains in the GLVC's top spot after splitting a doubleheader against Bellarmine University on Wednesday.
NCAA DIVISION II NORTH CENTRAL
1. Grand Valley State, 31-4 (24-3 Region Record)
2. Ashland, 28-11 (17-2)
3. Saginaw Valley State, 23-10 (16-7)
4. Southern Indiana, 32-14 (29-10)
5. SIU Edwardsville, 26-13 (22-12)
6. Wayne State (Michigan), 22-17, (13-10)
7. Saint Joseph's (Indiana), 24-16 (19-13)
8. Mercyhurst, 22-15 (10-10)
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information