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David Boyce | NCAA.com | April 26, 2017

Pfeiffer jumps three spots in Week 4's power ranking

  After a sweep of Belmont Abbey, Pfeiffer jumped from No. 6 to No. 3.

In Week 4, Pfeiffer nabbed the third spot after topping last year's record of 39 wins. North Georgia also moved up a spot to claim No. 2, and Minnesota State joined the top five as well, moving from No. 8 to No. 4. 

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

Rank School Record Comments Previous
1

Angelo State

49-4 With three games left, the team has clinched a share of first place in the Lone Star Conference.  1
2

North Georgia

44-10 It won its fourth straight Peach Belt Conference Tournament. 3
3

Pfeiffer

40-4 The team has already topped last year’s school record of 39 wins. 6
4

Minnesota State

46-6 As possibly the hottest team in Division II, it's on a 16-game winning streak. 8
5

Harding

46-6 The team has earned the No. 1 seed in the Great American Conference Tournament. 5
6

West Texas A&M

37-9 Its regular season concludes this weekend at Eastern New Mexico. 2
7

West Virginia Wesleyan

36-6 The team has allowed only four runs in its last eight games. 9
8

Cal State Monterey Bay

41-8 The team won three out of four over Chico State. 12
9

Colorado Mesa

38-6 It repeated as Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champions. 13
10

Central Oklahoma

43-9 The team won the MIAA regular-season title for the first time since 2013. NR
11

Lenoir-Rhyne

44-9 The team is 12-1 in road games and 9-0 at neutral sites. NR
12

Southern Indiana

40-10 It's looking to finish the regular season strong after going 2-2 in the last four games.  7
13

Humboldt State

33-11 It concludes its regular season with four home games against Monterey Bay. 4
14

West Chester

35-9 The team has won its last three games by a combined score of 11-1. NR
15

California Baptist

36-11 The team won its last game to capture the PacWest title. 10
16

St. Mary’s (TX)

37-12 Senior pitcher Ashley Mills tossed a one-hit shutout in the last game. 14

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