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Texas A&M-Commerce Lions Softball Team Holds at No. 8 in National Rankings

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The Texas A&M University-Commerce softball team is the No. 8 ranked team in the nation in this week’s National Fastpitch Coaches Association coaches poll. The Lions held their spot from last week’s ranking. The rankings were released Wednesday by the NFCA. The Lions have been nationally ranked in 23 consecutive polls dating back to last season.

The Lions are coming off of a 2-1 series win over Tarleton, who was ranked No. 21 in last week’s poll. The Lions are currently 35-10 on the season and have a conference record of 21-6, which is the best record in the league. They lead the nation in fielding percentage and rank second in the nation in home runs per game. A&M-Commerce also ranks in the top 10 in Division II in slugging percentage, on base percentage and scoring.

A&M-Commerce is one of four teams from the LSC in this week’s top 25 poll, and one of three teams in the top 10. A&M-Kingsville is ranked third, followed by West Texas A&M at sixth, A&M-Commerce at eighth and Tarleton at 22nd.

The No. 8 Lions will return to action on April 26 for their final series of the regular season. A&M-Commerce will host Cameron in a three-game series. The teams will play a single game on Friday, April 26 at 6 p.m. and a doubleheader on Saturday, April 27 beginning at 1 p.m. All games will be played at the John Cain Family Softball Field.

Tickets to the series against Cameron are available at WeAreLionsTix.com, by calling (903) 468-8756, by visiting the Lion Sales & Service Box Office in the Field House or by purchase at the gates of the field.

2019 NFCA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll – April 17 (Week 9)

Rank School Totals 2019 Record Previous Week
1 West Florida (15) 399 39-5 1
2 Central Oklahoma (1) 382 35-3 2
3 Texas A&M Kingsville 342 33-8 5
4 North Georgia 341 34-10 3
5 Florida Tech 339 33-10 10
6 West Texas A&M 314 27-10 7
7 Winona State 295 31-5 17
8 Texas A&M-Commerce 274 35-10 8
9 Indianapolis 260 36-10 16
10 UC San Diego 254 26-9 9
11 Southern Arkansas 250 37-8 4
12 Colorado Mesa 222 35-6 12
13 Southern New Hampshire 198 32-6 13
14 Concordia Irvine 187 29-6 15
15 Grand Valley State 183 29-7 6
16 Valdosta State 160 30-12 19
17 Augustana 149 34-7 11
18 UAH 123 33-12 14
19 Georgian Court 120 36-5 18
20 Shepherd 69 30-6 24
21 Southern Indiana 66 30-14 25
22 Tarleton 60 31-11 21
23 Georgia College 51 31-12 20
24 Arkansas Tech 43 31-13 RV
25 Chico State 41 26-12 RV

 

 

 

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