May 03, 2007
USI remains fourth in regional poll
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The University of Southern Indiana baseball team remained fourth in the third NCAA Division II North Central Regional poll of the year. The Screaming Eagles were 3-2 last week against Bellarmine University and the University of Indianapolis.
The top six teams in each region qualify for the NCAA Division II Tournament that is scheduled for May17-20.
USI (35-16, 23-13 GLVC), which received votes for the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper top 30 poll, concludes the regular season this weekend when it plays at Drury University (25-21, 20-13 GLVC) in Springfield, Missouri. The first pitch for Saturday's doubleheader and Sunday's single game is noon.
NCAA DIVISION II NORTH CENTRAL
1. Grand Valley State, 34-5 (27-4 Great Lakes Region)
2. Ashland, 32-13 (21-4)
3. Saginaw Valley State, 27-10 (18-7)
4. Southern Indiana, 35-16 (32-12)
5. Southern Illinois Edwardsville, 32-13 (28-12)
6. Wayne State (Michigan), 25-20 (16-13)
7. Saint Joseph's (Indiana), 26-17 (21-14)
8. Mercyhurst, 28-15 (16-10)
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information