March 19, 2013

SU atop ABCA poll for first time in school history

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – For the first time in school history, the Salisbury University baseball team is the No. 1 team in the American Baseball Coaches Association top 30, the organization announced in its first regular-season poll on Tuesday.

The Sea Gulls earned four four-place votes and 398 points, beating out Trinity (Texas) University by eight points. The Tigers collected five first-place votes, the most of any team in the poll. The State University of New York at Cortland is third with three first-place votes and 389 points, while No. 4 Linfield College and No. 6 Marietta College earned the remaining first-place votes and 375 and 331 points, respectively.

Salisbury (13-2, 3-0 CAC) went 5-0 last week, outscoring then-No. 6 Christopher Newport University, Albertus Magnus College and York (Pa.) College, 43-7.

Winner of seven straight games, SU hosts the Apprentice School on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Click here for the full poll.

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