Baseball Ranked Fourth of Six Teams In New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association Division I Poll

The Quinnipiac University baseball team, winners of seven of their last eight games, were ranked fourth, tied with Boston College with 15 points, in the first New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association Division I poll of the 2011 season. Quinnipiac is currently 11-6 overall and 7-1 in the Northeast Conference.

Connecticut (10-10-1) was tabbed first by the New England college baseball coaches, with one first-place vote. Dartmouth (9-4) was second with 27 points and four first-place votes, followed by Rhode Island (10-10) with two first place votes and 21 points. Quinnipiac and Boston College (10-11), who also received a first place vote, had 15 points while Holy Cross (10-10-1) rounded out the field with eight points.

Quinnipiac is action this week when they face Yale at Yale Field in New Haven, Conn. on Wednesday, April 30 at 3:30 p.m. The Bobcats are also scheduled to host Sacred Heart for a four-game Northeast Conference series on Friday, April 2, Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4. Quinnipiac fans should refer to the Official Website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com, for the latest schedule changes as well as the latest scores, news and highlights.

New England Divisions I, II & III College Baseball Coaches Polls
(Conducted by New England College Baseball Coaches, First Place Votes in parentheses, followed by record and points received.)

Division I
1. UConn (1) 10-10-1 30 pts
2. Dartmouth (4) 9-4 27 pts
3. URI (2) 10-10 21 pts
4. Boston College (1) 10-11 15 pts
Quinnipiac 11-6 15 pts
6. Holy Cross 10-10-1 8 pts

Also Receiving Votes: Bryant