College Team Power Rankings

2019 WEEKLY POWER RANKINGS

D1 Power Rankings – Week 4

 

 TEAMOVERALLCONFLAST WEEK
1St. John's10 - 9--3 - 0
2Army12 - 112 - 22 - 3
3Stony Brook11 - 73 - 04 - 0
4Fordham14 - 102 - 13 - 1
5Marist9 - 12--3 - 1
6Canisius8 - 153 - 04 - 1
7Wagner6 - 142 - 12 - 3
8Binghamton8 - 91 - 12 - 2
9Siena4 - 150 - 30 - 4
10Manhattan6 - 15--2 - 2
11Albany6 - 111 - 22 - 3
12LIU Brooklyn7 - 131 - 24 - 1
13Columbia5 - 112 - 13 - 1
14Cornell4 - 111 - 21 - 2
15Iona4 - 171 - 21 - 3
16Hofstra3 - 14--0 - 3
17St. Bonaventure3 - 111 - 22 - 2
18Niagara6 - 142 - 12 - 1

Updated 3/11/19

D2 Power Rankings – Week 3

 TEAMOVERALLCONF.LAST WEEK
1Adelphi3 - 2--1 - 2
After a great opening weekend against STAC, the Panthers were off the Florida for their Spring Trip. As of Monday, they went 1-2. Opening loss to Barry, a game they were never in. Then a nice win against Felician, behind a great outing by stud RHP Ed Baram going 6 IP, 0 ER, 10 K, 0 BB. The 3rd game was a disaster against Molloy, Steele got rocked early and the Panthers couldn't recover. After a great sweep of STAC, this 3 game stretch was a let down.
2St. Thomas Aquinas3 - 7--3 - 1
It was back to the drawing board for STAC after opening the year on a 6 game losing skid. The Spartan crew got back to business over the weekend with going 3-1. In game 1, RHP Tyler Patane went 5 IP w/ 1 ER, 2 BB, and 5 SO as he got his 1st W of the year. The bullpen pitched 4 IP of shutout ball. Offense got hot as they put together 10 runs. In game 2 against East Stroudsburg, it was all offense. STAC scored 4 in the 2nd and 6 in the 3rd. Had their lead disappear due to a 10 run 5th by the Warriors. STAC scored 1 in the 7th and 2 in the 9th to walk it off. Strong day from LF Anthony Maisano (2-5, 4 RBI) and CF Michael Morgan (4-5, 5 RBI). In Game 3, they got a HUGE win against New Haven! RHP Chris Cepeda went a CG with 2 ER, 0 BB and 10 SO. DH Tyler Patene went 2-3 with 3 RBI. In their final game of the week, STAC saw their 3 game winning streak snapped in a 8-5 loss to Fairmont State. Spartan' return to action on Tue. against Slippery Rock, Wed. against Franklin Pierce, and a weekend series in VA against Bloomsburg.
3LIU Post7 - 6--3 - 1
The Pioneers were down in Cary, NC for the weekend against some solid opponents. They went 3-1 in the stretch with wins over East Stroudsburg, Clarion, and Jefferson. They battled a tough Slippery Rock that was a low scoring affair which ended in a 2-1 loss. Strong pitching performances from the Pioneers over the weekend. Ace RHP James Varela as he got the CG shutout, striking out 9 and walked 1. LHP Noah Lorenzo dealt against Slippery Rock going 8 IP striking out 10, walked 0, and gave up 2 ER. Great weekend for the Pioneers to build on as they host Assumption College this weekend for the home opener.
4Pace4 - 1--3 - 1
Pace was down in NC for the DII Baseball Challenge vs Cancer Series. In the first 2 games, the Setters saw 2 great pitching performances from starters LHP Thomas Ippolito going 6 IP, allowing 2 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, and 10 SO in the 5-0 W. In Game 2, LHP Dan Wirchansky returned to form and pitched well. Going 7 IP, allowing 5 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, and 5 SO. Big games from 2B Michael Salmonese (4-5, 2 RBI), DH Luke Jacobi (4-4, 3 RBI), and C Michael Barbato (2-3, 1 RBI) in the 9-1 Win. In games 3 & 4 it was all about the bats as the pitching staff got torched. RF Luke Jacobi led the way going 2-3 with 2 RBI and others helping to chip away from East Stroudsburg was too much as they beat Pace 12-6. In the 4th game, Pace beat Jefferson 12-9 as Pace collected 19 hits! Top to bottom everyone chipped in led by strong games from 2B Michael Salmonese (5-6, 1 HR), 3B Dean DePreta (3-6), RF Alex Pia (2-2),and CF Matt Bass (2-3). Pace faces Bloomfield on Wed. & Thu., then opens NE-10 Play against Stonehill College at home for 4.
5NYIT7 - 3--3 - 3
NYIT traveled to Florida for 6 games in 4 days. They started the trip off dropping 2 against a strong Gannon team. In game 2, the Bears got a strong pitching performance from the group of Murphy, Fazah, and Tavares. In game 3 against Duluth (MN), it was all offense! 1B Jake Lebel went 3-5 and DH Zach Kleinwaks went 4-4. Game four against Crookston (MN), RHP DJ Masuck went 7 IP, 1 ER, 1 BB, and 5 SO in the W. The 5th game of the week for the Bears was all Augustuna (SD) as they had huge 3rd inning where they scored 11 runs. The Bears tried to chip back but it too much to make up. In the 6th and final game, Murphy came out of the pen for a stellar performance of 3.2 IP, 0 H, 1 BB, and 5 SO. RF EJ Cumbo & DH Ryan Kuskowski had strong games for the Bears. NYIT gets some much needed rest this week as they are off.
6Molloy1 - 6--1 - 2
The Lions started their Florida trip off with a tough 2-0 loss to Felician. Strong pitching performance from starter RHP Anthony Vano as he went 6 IP, allowed 2 ER, 1 BB, and 3 SO. Their second game of the series, was a difficult task against a strong Barry team. They Lions kept it close until the 5th, when Barry went off for 5 runs. In their 3rd game of the series, they got a much needed victory against Long Island foe Adelphi. The bats came alive for 12 runs with homers from LF Matt Overton & CF Jake Saltzman (who went 4-5 with 5 RBI). On the mound Tim Panetta went 5.2 IP, 2 ER, 3 BB, and 6 SO. The Lions finish up their Florida trip with games against SNH (Tue) and American (Wed). Molloy faces Concordia at home this on Saturday for 2, and Dominican on Sunday for 1 game.
7Le Moyne5 - 7--1 - 3
The Dolphins were down in Virginia taking on Shippensburg University. They are always a tough team and Le Moyne found that out as they lost 3 of 4 this weekend convincingly. Their only win came in game 2 as RHP Sam Bryns came out of the pen to throw 2.2 IP of shutout ball to go along with 5 SO! On the offensive side, they just had a tough time advancing runners and left a lot of the bases. The Dolphins are back on the road as they travel to PA for a DH against Jefferson (Wed), 2 against Seton Hill (Fri/Sat), and 2 against Millersville (Sat/Sun).
8Dominican4 - 4--2 - 2
The Chargers were down in NC for the weekend for 4 games. Took on a tough New Haven to open the series and were not match as they lost 9-1. Lost the next game against Cedarville, 5-4. The Chargers ended the weekend on a good note, winning their last 2. Bats came alive in the 15-8 win over St. Rose and Dominican defeated East Stroudsburg 7-5 in the finale. Solid weekend from their rotation, and bats were strong after New Haven which is always a tough matchup. This team is on the rise. They look to continue their win streak as they take on Fairmont St (Tue & Wed), Slipper Rock (Wed), and California of Penn. (Thu).
9Concordia4 - 8--4 - 2
Great week for Concordia down in Florida. Sweep of Queens, win against Bloomfield, split against Southern Conn. State. The Clippers also lost 6-2 against a tough Lynn team. Plenty of Offense so far for Concordia. On their FL road trip they scored 51 runs, for an 8.5 per game average! They take on Mercy on Tue., and travel to Molloy for the weekend series.
10Queens4 - 6 - 1--2 - 6
The Knights had a long week down in Florida. They lost 6 of 8 on their trip. Queens has a lot of work to do on the mound as they saw their opponents score 84 runs during the road trip. Their 2 wins came against Stonehill. The only bright spot is that this team can HIT. They are going to need to clean up the defense as they made 20 errors in Florida. The Knights will have a long week of practice to get back on track but this won't be a quick fix. They host Bloomfield this week for 4 games in Queens' home opener.
11St. Rose4 - 7--3 - 4
St. Rose went down south for the week with games in GA, SC, and NC. Their first matchup was against Augusta where they saw a 5 run 6th go to waste as Augusta scored 7 unanswered runs to win 9-8 in 10 innings on a walk off wild pitch. In game 2 against Claflin, the Golden Knights again saw their opponent score often and late as they dropped game 2, 21-9. In game 3 against Benedict, it was all offense as the team collected 11 hits and scored 16 runs, as St. Rose held on for the W. Pitching staff did the job, but it wasn't pretty. Benedict made 7 errors in the game. Up next was a double header against Mansfield, where the Golden Knights split the series with a 14-7 in game 1 and a 6-3 loss in game 2. Big game 1 from #1 -#4 in the order as they accounted for 9 hits. For the final game of the series of Dominican College, the saw the game get out of hand early with a Charger 7 run 1st and they never could get back in the game as the Dominican got the 15-8 W. 1B Nicolas Teitter and SS Andrew Pedone both had great weeks and are players to watch the rest of the way. Pitching needs to get in order this week as they have a full week of practice but no games. They start NE-10 games next week.
12Mercy4 - 9--2 - 1
Mercy took on Virginia State this past weekend down at their place for a 3 game series. After an opening 4-1 loss, the bats got hot and took the next two games by a combined score of 18-12. The Mavericks saw solid pitching performances in games 1 & 3. Mercy faces Concordia on Tue., and hosts New Haven this weekend which will be a extremely tough series for the Mavericks.
13Nyack1 - 8 - 1--0 - 3
Nyack were down in Florida for 4 games in 3 days. Their 1st opponent was Malone U and Nyack got a solid start from LHP David Gautheir. He went 6 IP, allowed 2 ER, and walked 3. Malone opened up the gates in the 7th with 6 runs as they never looked back. In game 2, Nyack put together 12 hits but only 6 runs to show for it. Big game from 3B Herman Alverado (2-5, w/ 3 RBI). Assumption had 2 big innings where they distanced themselves and went on to win 15-6. In their 3rd game of the trip, the Warriors faces a strong Rollins group where the game quickly got out of hand with Rollins scoring 5 in the 2nd and added 7 runs later in the game. Nyack mustarded only 4 hits in this win as they lost 12-1. They finished up their road trip this week with Monday against Rollins, then 2 against Franklin Pierce in NC. Won't get any easier this week for the Warriors.

Updated 3/11/19

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