Bobcat Baseball Stays in Nation’s Top-20
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College baseball program continues its strong 2014 campaign by maintaining positions in the top 20 in all four national organizations, despite losing the team's first Peach Belt Conference (PBC) series of the year.
In the College Baseball Lineup (CBL) poll, the Bobcats fell just one spot to the No. 9 position. Lander continues at No. 2 as well as USC Aiken at No. 6, UNCP at No. 15 and Columbus State at No. 21.
GC baseball finishes out the top-10 on D2BaseballNews.com (D2BBN). There are still five other teams representing the Peach Belt (PBC) in the poll, as the Bobcats take the second highest position for the conference just behind No. 2 Lander.
In the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper (CBN) rankings, the Bobcats slipped to No. 12. The lone PBC school ahead of the Bobcats is Lander University at the No. 3 position. Columbus State University has moved up to No. 16, USC Aiken is one slot behind and UNC Pembroke rounds out the 30-team poll.
After another week of play, the Bobcats dropped to No. 17 for the National Collegiate Baseball Writers' Association (NCBWA). They come in behind No. 2 Lander and No. 14 Columbus State.
The Bobcats are on the road Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m., taking on Lander in a ranked battle.
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