CMU Eagles rank 10th in latest NAIA poll

5 months 2 weeks 1 day ago Tuesday, April 04 2017 Apr 4, 2017 Tuesday, April 04, 2017 6:42:00 PM CDT April 04, 2017 in Sports
By: Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The Central Methodist University baseball team ranked 10th in the latest NAIA Baseball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll after being ranked for the first time in program history two weeks ago.

The Eagles are currently 24-5 on the season and 9-1 in conference play. Since Feb. 18, the team has won 21 of its last 22 games. They have outscored their opponents by a combined 195-77 while posting a batting average of .341.

Andrew Thomas leads the team with a .459 batting average, five doubles, and eight RBIs. Zach Beckner also leads the team with a .451 batting average while scoring 28 runs on 32 hits.

The Eagles will travel to Atchison, Kansas to play doubleheaders on Saturday, April 8 and on Sunday, April 9 against the Benedictine Ravens at 1 p.m. each day.

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