NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - Manchester University was ranked second on the first NCAA Division III Mideast Region poll, released Thursday, April 25.
The Spartans (25-5-1) trailed only Ohio Athletic Conference member Marietta on the poll. LaRoche College of Pennsylvania, The College of Wooster of Ohio and Case Western Reserve University of Ohio rounded out the top five. The complete regional polls can be viewed at http://www.ncaa.com/rankings/baseball/d3/regional_rankings.
MU opens a three-game Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference series at Bluffton University of Ohio with a nine-inning game at 4:15 p.m. this afternoon. Fans can follow live statistics, courtesy of a link at www.muspartans.com, the Internet home of Manchester University athletics.