NCAA.com presents a weekly edition of DII baseball power rankings. Here is 2016's first ranking, with this week's top 16 teams. Records are through April 6.

RANK TEAM RECORD COMMENTS
1 St. Cloud State 22-0 Averaging 13.2 runs in past five games
2 Millersville 27-3 Won four straight since brief two-game losing streak
3 Tampa 25-6 Defending champs won three straight since 11-10, 10 inning loss
4 Franklin Pierce 24-2 Has played only 2 games at home; won its last 11
5 Colorado Mesa 28-5 Has won nine of its last 10 games
6 Emporia State 25-7 Plays important weekend series at Central Missouri
7 Dixie State 28-6 Split a 4-game series with Colorado Mesa in late February
8 USC-Aiken 30-6 Has won 14 of past 15, including four in extra innings
9 California Baptist 27-7 Scored 46 runs in most recent weekend series
10 Lander 30-9 Ninth time in program’s history to reach 30 wins
11 Delta State 24-10 Has won 12 of its past 13 games
12 Chico State 23-9 Pitching has hit a rough patch, giving up 33 runs in last 3 games
13 Missouri Southern 22-10 Dominant at home, compiling a 17-4 record
14 Florida Southern 23-8 Scored 10 or more runs in four straight before Wednesday loss
15 Lubbock Christian 22-10 6-5 in last 11 games after starting season 9-0
16 St. Edwards 25-9 Has won 9 of its past 11, but two losses were to Lubbock Christian

NOTE: The NCAA.com power rankings are in no way affiliated with the weekly regional rankings of the Division II Baseball Committee and have no correlation or impact on selection to the 2016 NCAA Division II Baseball National Championship.