Chris Mitchell, Assistant Athletic Director for Communications
ST. LOUIS – For the first time in program history, the Washington University in St. Louis baseball is ranked No. 1 in the D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top-25 Poll, as announced by the website Tuesday.
WashU received nine of 25 first-place votes, and edged No. 2 Cal Lutheran for the top spot with 563 points. The Bears were ranked No. 4 a week ago.
Off to a 6-0 start for the first time since 2006, WashU is outscoring its opponents 63-11. The Bears are hitting .365 as a team and have a 1.19 team earned run average.
WashU hosts MacMurray College on Wednesday at 2 p.m., and then opens a three-game series at Kelly Field with Coe College on Saturday at 2 p.m.