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 Date: March 30, 2011 Contact:  Ashley Walyuchow 361-485-4424

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Jaguars softball team moves to No. 13


 

The University of Houston-Victoria softball team coming off a 5-1 week, including a victory over No. 7 Central Baptist College, moved up three spots this week in the 2011 NAIA Softball Coachesí Top 25 Poll to No. 13.

The Jaguars, 20-10 on the season, received 388 points in the latest poll and moved up from the No. 16 spot they held last week.

UHV is coming off a week in which they swept doubleheaders over NCAA Division I foe Prairie View A&M and Association of Independent Institution Conference foe LSU-Alexandria, as well as a split with Central Baptist.

The Jaguars, who shared the No. 3 spot in the A.I.I. Conference poll last week with Simon Fraser, remained at No. 3 by themselves, behind California State University-San Marcos (No. 1) and Central Baptist (No. 2). Simon Fraser dropped to No. 4.

Cal State-San Marcos remained at No. 4 in the NAIA Top 25 poll, while Central Baptist moved up one spot to No. 6. Simon Fraser, the defending national champion dropped out of the Top 25 after coming in at No. 25 last week.

California Baptist University (37-1) received all 24 first-place votes and remained at No. 1, with William Carey at No. 2 and Concordia University (Miss.) at No. 3.

 

 

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelorís and masterís degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.