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Senators move up in latest NAIA Baseball Coaches' Poll

The Auburn University at Montgomery baseball team climbed two spots and now sit tied for No. 15 in the third edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, which the NAIA announced Tuesday. 

The Senators, who currently stand at 32-15 overall, earned 350 total points, up from 318 last week. 

Lee University, who was voted second in the previous two polls, moved to the top spot, tallying 14 first-place votes and 641 points. Embry-Riddle (Fla.) climbed up to second with a pair of first-place votes for 625 points, while the previously top-ranked Oklahoma City came in at No. 3 with seven first-place votes and 623 points. California Baptist moved to No. 4, while LSU Shreveport (La.) rounded out the top five. 

The Southern States Athletic Conference remains in the lead with five teams ranked in the poll. Joining the Senators and Lee were Brewton-Parker (No.8), Faulkner (No. 20), Southern Poly (No. 22) and Belhaven (No. 24). Shorter was also listed among others receiving votes. 

AUM will return to action on Friday, April 15 when it takes on Mobile at 2 p.m., in Mobile, Ala.

RANK

LAST
WEEK

SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES)

2011
RECORD

TOTAL
POINTS

1

2

Lee University (Tenn.) (14)

38-7

641

2

3

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Fla.) (2)

35-8

625

3

1

Oklahoma City University (7)

31-6

623

4

8

California Baptist University

33-10

572

5

6

LSU Shreveport (La.)

35-10

565

6

5

Oklahoma Baptist University

30-8

564

7

9

University of British Columbia

24-8

514

8

4

Brewton-Parker College (Ga.)

28-10

491

9

7

Biola University (Calif.)

24-14

467

10

18

Cumberland University (Tenn.)

32-12

455

11

14

Union College (Ky.)

34-8

433

12

10

Northwood University (Texas)

31-10

414

13

12

Fresno Pacific University (Calif.)

24-14

369

14

19

Missouri Baptist University

30-8

363

15

11

Rogers State University (Okla.)

32-10

350

15

17

Auburn University Montgomery (Ala.)

32-15

350

17

13

Union University (Tenn.)

28-10

323

18

14

Lewis-Clark State College (Idaho)

21-10

320

19

16

Lubbock Christian University (Texas)

31-9

313

20

25

Faulkner University (Ala.)

33-9

263

21

21

Southeastern University (Fla.)

34-14

235

22

20

Southern Polytechnic State University (Ga.)

30-11

208

23

24

Tabor College (Kan.)

32-7

155

24

23

Belhaven University (Miss.)

32-12

150

25

RV

Madonna University (Mich.)

25-10

109

Others receiving points: Point Park University (Pa.) 104; York College (Neb.) 102; Culver-Stockton College (Mo.) 55; Tennessee Wesleyan College 53; Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.) 51; Azusa Pacific University (Calif.) 46; Campbellsville University (Ky.) 23; Doane College (Neb.) 20; University of Texas at Brownsville 15; Shorter University (Ga.) 10; Lindenwood University (Mo.) 6; College of Idaho 6; SCAD Savannah (Ga.) 6; Point Loma Nazarene University (Calif.) 4; Iowa Wesleyan College 1; Indiana University Southeast 1; Bellevue University (Neb.) 1; University of St. Francis (Ill.) 1; Taylor University (Ind.) 1; Edward Waters College (Fla.) 1; Menlo College (Calif.) 1; Mount Vernon Nazarene University (Ohio) 1; Concordia University (Calif.) 1; William Woods University (Mo.) 1; Webber International University (Fla.) 1; Robert Morris University (Ill.) 1; California State University-San Marcos 1.

INFORMATION SOURCE: Auburn University Montgomery Athletics

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