Webster Ranked 8th in Preseason Poll

Webster Ranked 8th in Preseason Poll

The Webster University baseball team is once again ranked in the Top 10 of the D3Baseball.com Preseason poll, coming in at #8 in the 2014 edition.

For the third consecutive season the Webster baseball team begins the season ranked in the top ten by D3Baseball.com. The Gorloks received 415 points in this year's preseason poll, placing them eighth after finishing the season sixth in the final poll of the 2013 season. Last year Webster was ranked 10th in the preseason poll and they were 7th in the 2012 poll.

Webster finished 2013 with a 37-12 overall record and advanced to their second consecutive NCAA Division III National Championship after capturing the Regional crown. The 37 wins in 2013 also set a school record, breaking the program mark for the second straight season.

Rank School (First-Place Votes) Points 2013 Record
1 Linfield (22) 620 42-8
2 Southern Maine (1) 592 46-10
3 Kean (1) 557 39-13
4 UW-Stevens Point (1) 525 41-11
5 Ithaca 500 41-8
6 Trinity (Texas) 479 40-9
7 Manchester 428 39-7-1
8 Webster 415 37-12
9 St. Thomas 401 34-7
10 Cortland State 341 38-11
11 Cal Lutheran 310 35-9-1
12 Millsaps 296 38-14
13 Salisbury 288 33-9
14 Texas-Tyler 273 37-12
15 UW-Whitewater 271 35-9
16 Concordia (Ill.) 260 39-7
17 Keystone 221 37-10
18 Marietta 207 32-14
19 Wheaton (Mass.) 168 32-12
20 Johns Hopkins 145 37-10
21 Augustana 109 34-11
22 Rowan 104 32-14
23 Misericordia 85 39-11
24 Bridgewater (Va.) 84 34-13
25 Washington and Jefferson 65 33-13