Ripon, WI -- The Beloit College Baseball team, deep into preparations for their Spring Trip to the RussMatt Central Arizona Invite, has been picked for third in the Midwest Conference North Division in the 2011 MWC Pre-Season Poll. The Poll was released Wednesday by the Conference Office.
Ripon College received three first-place votes to take the top spot in the North Division followed by St. Norbert College, who received the other first-place vote.
Carroll University was slotted fourth and Lawrence University fourth.
In the South Division, Illinois College got two first-place votes to lead the way. Grinnell College and Knox College both received a first-place vote and were ranked second and third, respectively, followed by Monmouth College.
The Bucs open their season this Sunday, March 6, with a doubleheader against Webster University in Auburndale, Florida.