March 3, 2008

ThunderWolves ranked seventh in region by Baseball Writers

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association has announced that the ThunderWolves are ranked seventh in the Division II West Region poll, according to rankings released Monday.

The ThunderWolves, 9-5 overall and 2-2 in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play, were one of three RMAC teams to be ranked among the top ten teams in the region.  Ranked ahead of the ThunderWolves are Metro State (6th; 11-2) and Mesa State (T-3rd; 13-6).

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NATIONAL COLLEGIATE BASEBALL WRITERS ASSOCIATION (NCBWA) DIVISION II WEST REGION POLL (March 3, 2008)  

1. UC San Diego (3 first-place votes; 17-3 record, 48 points) 2. Sonoma State (2 first-place votes; 17-1 record, 47 points) t-3. Chico State (12-4, 34 points) t-3. Mesa State (13-6, 34 points) 5. Cal State Stanislaus (14-4, 31 points) 6. Metro State (11-2, 30 points) 7. Colorado State-Pueblo (9-5, 18 points) 8. Western Oregon (10-8, 13 points) 9. Northwest Nazarene (10-3, 12 points) 10. Cal State San Bernardino (10-8, 5 points)  

Dropped Out (from preseason poll): Cal State L.A. (#5), New Mexico Highlands (#8), Nebraska-Kearney (#9)

Others Receiving Votes: New Mexico Highlands 3.  

Next regional poll: Monday, March 10, 2008