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David Boyce | NCAA.com | May 17, 2017

Chico State leaps to No. 1 in final power rankings

  Chico State jumped to No. 1 after securing its second straight conference championship.

In the final week of the DII baseball power rankings, Chico State jumped from No. 5 to No. 1, and Minnesota State leaped from No. 11 to No. 2. 

*Note: These power rankings are not affiliated with the NCAA selection committee and teams are ranked at the sole discretion of the writer.

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1

Chico State

45-9 Senior Dillon Kelley hit three home runs in the CCAA Championship game. 5
2

Minnesota State

44-9 The Mavericks won their fifth NSIC Tournament title. 11
3

Delta State

41-11 The No. 1 seed Statesmen head into the South regional on six-game winning streak. 8
4

Mount Olive

47-8 The No. 1 seed Trojans enter the Southeast regional on five-game winning streak. 6
5

Northwood (Mich.)

43-11 The No. 1 seed Timberwolves head into the Midwest Regional on a nine-game winning streak. 12
6

Tampa

37-12 The Spartans ended the regular season with a three-game sweep of Rollins. 15
7

Mercyhurst

37-6 The Lakers won the Atlantic Region in 2015. They are the No. 1 seed this year. 2
8

Azusa Pacific

40-10 After clinching the PacWest title, the Cougars lost the regular-season finale by a run. 7
9

Dixie State

37-12-1 The Trailblazers split the final four-game series against Azusa Pacific, winning the last game 4-3. NR
10

North Georgia

42-10 The Nighthawks are making their second Southeast Regional appearance in the last three years. 1
11

Colorado Mesa

44-10 The Mavericks won their fourth straight RMAC Tournament title. 16
12

S. New Hampshire

41-9 The Penmen’s 16-game win streak was snapped in the NE-10 tourney. 3
13

Emporia State

41-1 The Hornets received the No. 1 seed in Central Regional despite falling in the MIAA tourney. 4
14

West Texas A&M

35-16 The Buffs beat Angelo State twice to win the Lone Star Conference tourney. NR
15

Angelo State

41-13 The Rams are hosting the South Central Regional as the No. 1 seed for first time in program’s history. 9
16

West Chester

36-11 The Golden Rams are making their third straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament. 14

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