Florida Memorial Ranked In Perfect Game NAIA Top 25 National Poll

Historically Black College and University baseball continues to be a hot topic of discussion and more impressively, being included in national rankings.

The Florida Memorial baseball program is being recognized by Perfect Game 2019 NAIA Baseball Preview of its 2019 NAIA Preseason Top 25 teams. Florida Memorial is currently ranked No. 25 in the poll.

The Lions are coming off of a 26-21 season that saw FMU miss the opening round of the NAIA National Tournament by one game in the Sun Conference tournament last season. Florida Memorial returns eight of its nine starters. The team is very strong with talent full of impact players with their entire weekend starting staff, pitching depth and several big bats.  They should have no problem scoring runs. They should be poised to have a good season. This will hopefully be an exciting year for FMU Baseball.

Each year Perfect Game researches, examines, surveys and appraises the top teams and individual talent from the NAIA. Following are the preseason picks to be the top NAIA teams for the upcoming season.

2019 Perfect Game NAIA Preseason Top 25 Teams

Rk. School ST Record
1 Georgia Gwinnett Grizzlies GA 48-10
2 St. Thomas Bobcats FL 56-7
3 Southeastern Fire FL 54-7
4 Faulkner Eagles AL 53-7
5 Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles OK 53-8
6 William Jessup Warriors CA 41-17
7 Freed-Hardeman Lions TN 43-14
8 Cumberlands Patriots KY 47-11
9 Bryan Lions TN 41-17
10 Middle Georgia State Knights GA 45-18
11 Campbellsville Tigers KY 40-17
12 Tennessee Wesleyan Bulldogs TN 39-21
13 Lewis-Clark State Warriors ID 38-11
14 Point Park Pioneers PA 47-9
15 Mobile Rams AL 42-17
16 Bellevue Bruins NE 38-23
17 USAO Drovers OK 46-8
18 Antelope Valley Pioneers CA 46-14-1
19 Oklahoma City Stars OK 50-8
20 Webber International Warriors FL 37-24
21 Benedictine Mesa Redhawks AZ 40-18
22 Westmont Warriors CA 34-18
23 Madonna Crusaders MI 36-18
24 Taylor Trojans IN 44-16
25 Florida Memorial Lions FL 26-21

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