MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The Trinity University baseball team fell two spots to No. 18 in the first installment of the D3baseball.com Poll for the 2015 season. FULL RANKINGS
The Tigers are currently 7-2 on the young season, including a 6-0 record on their home field in San Antonio. They were ranked No. 16 by D3baseball.com in the initial preseason polls, released almost a month ago.
They opened the season with a 9-7 win over Texas-Tyler, followed by wins over George Fox, 7-5, and Whitter, 11-1. They went into the next weekend and earned a road victory over LeTourneau to move to 4-0 on the young season.
However, the Tigers dropped their next two contests in Tyler, Texas, losing to Louisiana College, 7-6, and dropping a 4-2 contest to the home standing Patriots in a rematch of their opening day game.
Trinity got back on track this past weekend, earning a sweep over the University of Dallas in non-conference play. They started with a come-from-behind 6-5 win followed by a 7-3 win later that afternoon. They came back on Sunday and earned the sweep with a 12-0 win in seven innings.
After a postponement of the Tigers matchup against Mary Hardin-Baylor, Trinity returns to the diamond on Saturday as they welcome in Cardinal Stritch at 7 p.m.