Cougars Baseball in Top 20

This week's NJCAA National Poll has the Genesee Community Baseball team ranked #12 in the country. It is the highest ranking the team has had since moving to the Division II level. The baseball team is also ranked No. 6 in the country in hitting. There are 134 teams at the Division II level in the NJCAA.

Zach Ranta (Hamilton, ON) is ranked sixth in the country in hitting and is the leading hitter in Region 3, batting .531 in his first ten games. The second leading hitter in Region 3 is Shakeel Newton (Christiansted, V.I.), who is hitting .419 and Fauchedre Celestijn (Willemstad, Curacao) is ranked third, hitting .417

The team is currently 10-1 after the most successful spring trip in school history. The team will open its regional schedule next Thursday at home against Mercyhurst North East. The team will then travel to Harrisburg, PA to take on  #9 Lackawanna CC on Sunday.