UMW Baseball Ranked #22 Nationally by D3baseball.com

Thanks to a sterling 9-1 start, the University of Mary Washington baseball team has jumped into the national rankings, as D3baseball.com has listed the Eagles as 22nd in the nation, and second in the South Region, in its first weekly poll of the 2011 season, released on Tuesday.

Through games of Sunday, Feb. 27:

\# School (1st votes) Rec Pts Prev.
1 Heidelberg (18) 0-0 6-7 1
2 Kean (3) 4-0 577 3
3 UW-Stevens Point (3) 0-0 558 2
4 Shenandoah 7-0 518 7
5 UW-Whitewater 0-0 460 5
6 Johns Hopkins 0-0 433 6
7 Pomona-Pitzer 12-2 419 18
8 Marietta 3-0 415 12
9 Linfield 6-3 402 8
10 St. Thomas 0-0 350 10
11 Texas-Tyler 11-0 342 22
12 Trinity (Texas) 11-1 333 20
13 Illinois Wesleyan (1) 0-0 327 9
14 Mass-Boston 0-0 258 13
15 Tufts 0-0 229 14
16 Cortland State 1-3 216 4
17 Chapman 7-4 207 11
18 St. Scholastica 0-0 206 16
19 Wooster 0-0 190 17
20 Wheaton (Mass.) 0-0 180 19
21 Keystone 0-0 147 21
22 Mary Washington 9-1 103 -
23 Salisbury 3-2 69 23
24 George Fox 9-1 56 -
25 Christopher Newport 9-1 66 -

Dropped Out: No. 15 Mississippi College, No. 24 Eastern Connecticut, No. 25 Plattsburgh State.

Also receiving votes: Rowan 53, Plattsburgh State 48, Eastern Connecticut 40, Mississippi College 31, Wesley 26, Millsaps 26, UW-Oshkosh 24, North Central (Ill.) 23, St. Joseph's (Maine) 20, St. John Fisher 18, Endicott 18, Penn State-Behrend 16, North Park 15, Carthage 13, Webster 10, Ripon 10, Rose-Hulman 8, Texas Lutheran 7, Augustana 7, Western New England 6, Buena Vista 6, Piedmont 5, Redlands 5, Moravian 4, Huntingdon 3, Hampden-Sydney 2, Thomas More 2, Texas-Dallas 2.

The D3baseball.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly. Full members of NCAA Division III are eligible.