Bobcat Baseball Earns Nation’s Top Slot From Collegiate Baseball Newspaper

Bobcat Baseball Earns Nation’s Top Slot From Collegiate Baseball Newspaper

TUCSON, Ariz. – The Georgia College Baseball team (43-10) and head coach Jason Eller sit atop the latest edition of the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Division II National Rankings. The Bobcats won the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament, catapulting them from No. 6 to No. 1 in one week.

This marks the first time since March 7, 2011 that the Bobcats are the nation’s No. 1 team. 

Three PBC schools are on the top-30 list, with Columbus State University at No. 8 and UNC Pembroke at No. 18. The Bobcats have qualified for the NCAA Southeast Regional again this season as the PBC Tournament champs, and five of the seven teams in the tournament are in the national rankings. Along with CSU and UNCP, the Bobcats will be with No. 2 North Greenville University and No. 13 Belmont Abbey College. 

The No. 2-seed Bobcats begin the NCAA Southeast Regional Thursday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m. against No. 7-seed Lincoln Memorial University.

Collegiate Baseball Div 2 Poll 5-14-18

Rank Team (2018 Record) Points PVS
1. Georgia College (43-10) 233 T6
2. North Greenville (44-8) 232 3
3. Florida Southern (39-9-1) 225 T6
4. Delta State (40-9) 220 1
5. Tampa (39-9) 210 4
6. Illinois Springfield (45-7) 198 2
7. Colorado Mesa (40-14) 188 12
8. Columbus State (40-12) 182 10
9. Azusa Pacific (39-9) 178 5
10. Nova Southeastern (34-14) 171 9
11. Augustana (44-8) 158 11
12. West Texas A&M (39-12) 154 8
13. Belmont Abbey (37-12) 139 15
14. Southern Arkansas (36-17) 128 20
15. St. Leo (38-11) 123 13
16. New Haven (37-10) 121 14
17. Cal. St. Monterey Bay (38-16) 115 16
18. UNC Pembroke (38-13) 104 17
19. Northwood (38-14) 94 30
20. West Chester (31-15) 83 18
21. Mississippi College (33-15) 76 29
22. U.C. San Diego (38-15) 72 25
23. Southern New Hampshire (35-15) 59 19
24. Mercyhurst (32-13) 57 21
25. Montevallo (35-17) 49 23
26. Texas A&M Kingsville (37-14) 37 27
27. St. Thomas Aquinas (36-13) 28
28. Mount Olive (36-14-1) 24 24
29. Bellarmine (37-17) 23
30. Colorado School Of Mines (35-16) 7 28
  Shepherd (38-15) 7 RV

Receiving Votes: Millersville (34-18), Point Loma (33-16), St. Edwards (33-19), Quincy (38-16).