FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ST. CATHARINE COLLEGE SPORTS INFORMATION
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

PATRIOT BASEBALL RECEIVING VOTES IN NAIA POLL

For the first time since the 2009 season, the Patriots are ranked in a poll.  The Pat's are receiving votes in the latest NAIA caoches poll, joining MSC members Campbellsville University, Georgetown College and Lindsey Wilson College.

Lindsey Wilson is ranked 16th and Georgetown is 21st.  Campbellsville and the Patriots are both receiving votes.  This is the first time St. Catharine has received votes in the NAIA poll.  In 2009, the Pat's finished ranked 2nd the USCAA poll in route to their USCAA National Championship.

"We are pleased to be noticed," commented Patriot skipper Luther Bramblett.  "There is still a lot of work to be done this year, but it is nice to be recognized by your peers.  It's also great for our players who have worked and fought hard this year through a lot of adversity and injuries."

NAIA POLL

RANKLAST WEEKSCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES)2012 RECORDTOTAL POINTS
12LSU Shreveport (La.) (15)30-3523
23Oklahoma City (1)28-6493
31Lee (Tenn.) (1)35-6-1490
44Embry-Riddle (Fla.)31-9480
55Azusa Pacific (Calif.) (2)28-6475
68Faulkner (Ala.)31-9421
76Oklahoma Baptist29-7416
89Point Park (Pa.)28-3411
910Spring Arbor (Mich.)24-3382
107Tennessee Wesleyan28-8369
1114Concordia (Calif.)24-11364
1215Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)25-8347
1311Lubbock Christian (Texas)23-11314
1412St. Thomas (Fla.)28-9290
1520Southern Poly (Ga.)27-12288
16RVLindsey Wilson (Ky.)25-10246
1716Auburn Montgomery (Ala.)26-16220
1821Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.)25-13214
19NRAvila (Mo.)24-5163
2024Judson (Ill.)26-6161
2117Georgetown (Ky.)28-7145
2225Belhaven (Miss.)30-12143
23RVTabor (Kan.)25-5142
24RVThe Master’s (Calif.)23-11116
2523Cal State San Marcos21-13104
 

Others receiving votes: South Carolina Beaufort 96; Rogers State (Okla.) 94; Campbellsville (Ky.) 77; College of Idaho 61; Bethel (Tenn.) 58; Madonna (Mich.) 55; MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 46; Shorter (Ga.) 20; Texas at Brownsville 18; Bryan (Tenn.) 17; Bellevue (Neb.) 16; Missouri Baptist 14; Sterling (Kan.) 12; Taylor (Ind.) 10; Doane (Neb.) 7; Biola (Calif.) 3; Davenport (Mich.) 1; St. Catharine (Ky.) 1; Martin Methodist (Tenn.) 1; Brewton-Parker (Ga.) 1; British Columbia 1; Indiana Tech 1; Webber International (Fla.) 1; Fresno Pacific (Calif.) 1; Northwestern Oklahoma State 1; Union (Tenn.) 1; Texas Wesleyan 1; Talladega (Ala.) 1.