For immediate release – 1/24/2013- #221
Lynchburg Baseball Just Outside Preseason Top 25, Mentioned in Reader's Poll
LYNCHBURG, VA – The Lynchburg College baseball team finds itself just outside the preseason top 25 released by b3baseball.com.
The Hornets received 20 votes in the first poll of the season, 46 votes behind #25 Farmingdale State, to leave them 32nd in the initial release.
Lynchburg was the second-highest Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) team in the poll. Newly added Shenandoah University is ranked 23rd. Bridgewater College was the only other ODAC team mentioned, receiving 15 votes.
The complete poll can be found here: http://d3baseball.com/top25/2013/2013week-0
Lynchburg was also mentioned on the d3baseball.com homepage as part of the "Reader's Poll." Be sure to vote for the Hornets. The poll question can be found here: http://d3baseball.com/landing/index
The ABCA came out with their preseason poll as well, and Lynchburg is ranked #31 in the nation.
Lynchburg opens up its season February 6 when the Hornets travel to St. Andrews for a doubleheader. The first game is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.