April 15, 2009

Bloomsburg University Softball Ranked 16th in Division II


BLOOMSBURG-- The Bloomsburg University softball team has climbed to 16th in the country in Division II according to the latest National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Rankings.

The Huskies, 26-4, moved up three spots from last week's poll. Bloomsburg has won 15 of its last 16 games with its only loss coming to third-ranked Lock Haven. The Huskies, who split a pair of games with the Lady Eagles two weeks ago, will end the regular season on Saturday with a pair of games at Lock Haven. Right now Bloomsburg and Lock Haven are tied atop the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Central Division with a mark of 11-1.

Before facing Lock Haven, the Huskies will take on 10th-ranked Kutztown on Friday. The Golden Bears are one of four PSAC ranked in the top 25. The other team in the rankings is California (PA) at number 22.

The NFCA Division II Top 25

RANK TEAM RECORD TOTALS LAST
1 Alabama-Huntsville (7) 31-4 364 1
2 North Georgia (7) 37-3 351 3
3 Lock Haven 34-5 328 5
4 Angelo State (1) 36-7 325 2
5 Southeastern Oklahoma 44-9 292 4
6 Ferris State 26-4 284 8
7 Valdosta State 36-6 272 7
8 Humboldt State 32-13 271 6
9 Winona State 31-8 258 13
10 Kutztown 36-7-1 250 9
11 Hawaii Pacific 33-9 203 11
12 Metro State 30-8 170 10
13 Abilene Christian 34-11 161 15
14 C.W. Post 23-11 155 RV
15 Missouri-St. Louis 30-13 143 RV
16 Bloomsburg 26-4 131 19
17 Florida Southern 27-10 128 16
18 USC Aiken 31-12 109 T-24
19 Dixie State 36-10 95 18
19 Nebraska-Omaha 32-7 95 22
21 Georgian Court 22-9 83 14
22 California (PA) 27-5 75 17
23 Lenoir Rhyne 29-8 62 12
23 Minnesota State Mankato 27-7 62 T-24
25 Missouri Western 35-6 51 21