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R-MC Baseball Remains in Top 5 in National Polls

Reece Yeargain batting
Reece Yeargain

ASHLAND, Va. - The Randolph-Macon baseball team remains in the Top 5 in two of the national polls.

The Yellow Jackets are No. 4 in the ABCA/Collegiate Baseball Poll. R-MC is No. 5 in the D3baseball.com

With its overall record of 31-7-1, R-MC remained No. 1 in the NCAA's South Region rankings. The Yellow Jackets will be the top seed in the Holly Springs, N.C. Regional. R-MC's first game will be on Thursday, May 17 at 11 a.m. vs. No. 6 LaGrange at Ting Park.

William Peace University and the Holly Springs Salamanders are hosting the regional. Click here to visit the regional tournament page.

South Region                          Division          Overall                                                           

1.         Randolph-Macon        31-7-1              31-7-1                                                 

2.         Salisbury                      33-10               33-10                                                  

3.         Christopher Newport     32-10               32-10                                                  

4.         Virginia Wesleyan          28-14               28-14                                                  

5.         Methodist                     30-11               32-12                                                  

6.         Berry                            29-13               29-13                                                  

7.         Piedmont                      28-14               30-14                                                  

8.         Rhodes                         27-13               29-14                                                  

9.         Shenandoah                  34-10               34-10

American Baseball Coaches Association/Collegiate Baseball

NCAA Division III Baseball Poll

May 15, 2018

Rank School Record Points Last Week 

1. Wis.-Whitewater (9) 31-6 464 4 

2. Rowan (N.J.) (6) 33-9 457 2 

3. Mass.-Boston 34-8 441 5 

4. Randolph-Macon (Va.) (1) 31-7-1 417 1 

5. Wooster (Ohio) 36-8 413 3   

6. Texas Lutheran 34-9 396 6 

7. Webster (Mo.) 36-8 376 7 

8. Redlands (Calif.) 33-11 321 8 

9. Wis.-Oshkosh 31-8 315 13 

10. The College of New Jersey 28-9 301 12 

11. Christopher Newport (Va.) 32-10 291 10 

12. Trinity (Texas) 33-9 284 9 

13. Franklin (Ind.) 38-3 279 15 

14. Concordia-Chicago (Ill.) 33-12 272 11 

15. Chapman (Calif.) 34-11 260 16 

16. Cortland (N.Y.) State 32-10 229 14 

17. Keystone (Pa.) 32-10 216 19 

18. La Roche (Pa.) 34-8-1 197 22 

19. Salisbury (Md.) 33-10 152 24 

20. Denison (Ohio) 32-10 149 18 

21. Babson (Mass.) 32-10 139 25 

22. Roanoke (Va.) 31-11 136 17 

23. North Central (Ill.) 28-12 125 28 

24. Oswego (N.Y.) State 26-12 121 23 

25. St. John's (Minn.) 33-8 92 20 

26. Southern Maine 27-13 75 21 

27. Case Western Reserve (Ohio) 29-10 56 27 

28. Adrian (Mich.) 33-10 54 29 

29. Bethel (Minn.) 32-9 53 rv 

30. Swarthmore (Pa.) 33-9 50 rv  

Also receiving votes: Ramapo (N.J.) 48, Shenandoah (Va.) 38, Rhodes (Tenn.) 32, Marietta (Ohio) 29, Baldwin Wallace (Ohio) 25,  Concordia (Texas) 22, Otterbein (Ohio) 17, Ithaca (N.Y.) 12, Texas-Tyler 9, La Verne (Calif.) 7, Mitchell (Conn.) 5, Carthage (Wis.) 4, Spadling (Ky.) 3, Texas-Dallas 2, Western New England (Mass.) 2, Aurora (Ill.) 1, Dubuque (Iowa) 1. 

2018 D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25, Week 12

Through games of Sunday May 13, 2018 (the end of the regular season)

#

School (1st votes)

Rec

Pts

Prev.

1

UW-Whitewater (19)

31-6

618

1

2

Rowan (3)

33-9

566

4

3

Mass-Boston

34-8

560

5

4

Wooster (3)

36-8

539

2

5

Randolph-Macon

31-7-1

508

3

6

Texas Lutheran

34-9

452

6

7

UW-Oshkosh

31-8

423

7

8

Concordia-Chicago

33-12

383

10

9

Cortland

32-10

368

9

10

Salisbury

33-10

348

15

11

TCNJ

28-9

325

12

12

Franklin

38-3

307

14

13

Christopher Newport

32-10

281

11

14

La Roche

34-8-1

263

16

15

Chapman

34-11

259

19

16

Shenandoah

34-10

246

18

17

Trinity (Texas)

33-9

238

8

18

Webster

36-8

228

20

19

Redlands

33-11

196

17

20

Roanoke

31-11

184

13

21

Keystone

34-10

136

21

22

Oswego State

26-12

126

23

23

Babson

32-10

97

rv

24

Southern Maine

27-13

62

22

25

Adrian

33-10

56

rv

Dropped out: No. 24. Denison, No. 25 Marietta.

Others receiving votes: Saint John's (Minn.) 51, Denison 50, North Central (Ill.) 41, Ramapo 38, Baldwin Wallace 31, Marietta 30, Otterbein 20, Swarthmore 17, Methodist 16, LaGrange 11, Rhodes 11, Wabash 8, Piedmont 5, Western New England 4, Concordia (Texas) 4, Arcadia 3, Bethel (Minn.) 2.

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