LHU Baseball sits at No. 6 in NCBWA region poll

URBANA, Ohio – The Lock Haven University baseball team remained at No. 6 in this week’s National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division II Atlantic Region poll.

LHU was ranked No. 6 last week as well.

Lock Haven is 6-2 overall and coming off a 3-1 weekend. The Bald Eagles split a doubleheader with Alderson Broaddus and swept a twinbill from Davis & Elkins.

On Sunday, March 11, Lock Haven will return to action. LHU will open the day with the region’s top team in Mercyhurst (10 a.m.) before taking on Wheeling Jesuit at 4 p.m.

NCBWA Atlantic

Region Poll (March 5)

*rank – team – record – points (1st place votes) – previous ranking

1. Mercyhurst – 5-0 – 129 (12) – 1

2. West Chester – 5-2 – 118 (1) – 2

3. Seton Hill – 4-1 – 99 – 3

4. Millersville – 9-4 – 95 – 4

5. Slippery Rock – 3-1 – 72 – 5

6. Lock Haven – 6-2 – 58 – 6

7. Winston-Salem St. – 10-6 – 56 – 7

8. Virginia State – 10-4-1 – 19 – RV

9. Shippensburg – 4-7 – 16 – 9

10. East Stroudsburg – 6-5 – 15 – 10

Dropped Out: Concord (No. 8)

Receiving Votes: Concord, Fairmont State, California, Gannon, Bloomsburg

MINTZER NAMED PSAC EAST PITCHER OF THE WEEK (Monday, March 5):

Junior Ross Mintzer was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) East Pitcher of the Week on Monday. Mintzer made the most of his start this weekend as he went 1-0 for LHU. He threw a complete-game five-hitter without giving up an earned run against Davis and Elkins. He was able to record four strikeouts and allow only one extra-base hit while holding the opposing team to just a .185 batting average for the game.

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