The Southeastern Lions were ranked among the top Mid-Major programs in the country when College Baseball Daily released their 2011 Mid-Major Preseason Top 25 poll this morning. The Lions rolled in at number 17. TCU, a College World Series participant last season, was the number 1 ranked Mid-Major.
Southeastern was one of two teams ranked from the Southland Conference, as Texas State was ranked number 13. UL-Lafayette was the only other Louisiana school ranked, coming in one spot ahead of SLU at number 16. College Baseball Daily will release their Mid-Major Top 25 poll every Monday morning throughout the season.
Here is what CBD had to say about Southland Conference:
#13 Texas State had a very solid season last year (38-22) and is in position to improve on that with 6/9 position players and 2/3 weekend starter back. Another Southland team that made a nice run last year but came up a little short is #17 SE Louisiana(40-19) who returns 8/9 starters and 2/3 weekend starters. Look for Texas St. and SE Louisiana to be at the top of the Southland once again in 2011.
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