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Baseball Ranked 12th in NAIA Coaches’ Preseason Top-25 Poll | Lindsey Wilson

Blue Raiders earn second highest ranking in program history to start off the 2013 season

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Lindsey WilsonCOLUMBIA, Ky. – Lindsey Wilson College will start off the 2013 baseball season in good position as it was ranked 12th in the NAIA Coaches’ Preseason Top-25 Poll, released on Tuesday by officials from the national office.

The ranking comes on the heels of the Mid-South Conference Preseason Poll that picked the Blue Raiders as the favorites to repeat as conference champions on Monday.

Lindsey Wilson finished 43-16 overall last season and 17-4 in the MSC to qualify for the NAIA Baseball National Championship for the first time in program history.

Other MSC teams showing up in the poll are Georgetown (Ky.) College at No. 20 and Cumberland (Tenn.) receiving votes.

First pitch of the 2013 season is scheduled for Noon CT on Feb. 2 at Auburn-Montgomery (Ala.). The first home series at Egnew Park takes place at 1 p.m. CT on Feb. 15 against Missouri Baptist.

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