New Baseball Ranking Strength Index List Several HBCUs In Top 50

Through The Fence Baseball publication has come out with a new ranking for baseball programs in the NAIA. The ranking is centered on strength of schedule index indicating how has a team competed against stronger opponents during the season.

Strength of schedule rank is for games to date. Only teams who have played at least ten NAIA games are listed. The list is for updated rankings and analysis throughout the season. The strength ranking is much like the NAIA Baseball Iterative Strength Ratings and the Bo Chip Power Index.

Several HBCU Baseball programs are listed in the Top 50 for the weekly strength ranking updates.

 

JSI School Name W L % PTS Coach Poll
1 Tennessee Wesleyan 13 2 0.867 51 12
2 LSU Shreveport 17 3 0.85 50.5 25
3 Cumberlands – KY 12 1 0.923 47.5 19
4 Indiana Southeast – IN 9 5 0.643 45 RV
5 Faulkner – AL 12 4 0.75 44 4
6 Southeastern – FL 11 2 0.846 44 1
7 St. Thomas – FL 10 5 0.667 42 6
8 Rio Grande – OH 12 7 0.632 41
9 Freed-Hardeman – TN 10 4 0.714 41 2
10 Bryan – TN 11 4 0.733 38 15
11 St. Andrews – NC 13 2 0.867 37
12 Middle Georgia State 11 3 0.786 36 17
13 Indiana Tech 7 2 0.778 34 22
14 Texas Wesleyan 16 3 0.842 34 RV
15 Westmont – CA 11 2 0.846 32 25
16 Jarvis Christian – TX 9 7 0.563 31
17 Benedictine Mesa – AZ 12 4 0.75 29
18 Point – GA 12 4 0.75 27 RV
19 Ave Maria – FL 8 11 0.421 24
20 Mobile – AL 8 4 0.667 24 RV
21 Southwestern Christian – OK 15 3 0.833 23
22 Talladega – AL 5 10 0.333 22
23 Lyon – AR 15 2 0.882 22
24 Goshen – IN 3 6 0.333 22
25 McPherson – KS 7 6 0.538 21
26 Our Lady of the Lake – TX 8 10 0.444 21
27 Oklahoma City 14 2 0.875 21 8
28 Keiser – FL 10 5 0.667 20 24
29 Tabor – KS 11 3 0.786 19 RV
30 Georgia Gwinnett 11 4 0.733 18.5 3
31 Warner – FL 12 4 0.75 18.5
32 Oklahoma Wesleyan 9 3 0.75 18 9
33 Bluefield – VA 8 5 0.615 18
34 Georgetown – KY 10 6 0.625 18
35 Arizona Christian 9 8 0.529 17
36 Webber International – FL 7 9 0.438 17 18
37 Science & Arts 16 1 0.941 16 11
38 Hope International – CA 12 3 0.8 16
39 University of Northwestern Ohi 5 8 0.385 16 10
40 Robert Morris (Ill.) 3 2 0.6 15
41 Briar Cliff – IA 3 5 0.375 15
42 William Jessup – CA 8 3 0.727 15 13
43 Vanguard – CA 13 2 0.867 14.5
44 Truett-McConnell – GA 6 6 0.5 14
45 William Penn – IA 10 3 0.769 14
46 Ottawa (Ariz.) – AZ 8 3 0.727 14
47 Bethel – TN 8 5 0.615 13.5
48 Central Methodist – MO 10 3 0.769 12 21
49 Thomas – GA 9 8 0.529 11
50 Huntington – IN 3 2 0.6 11
51 Bellevue – NE 4 7 0.364 11 23
52 Mount Mercy – IA 3 5 0.375 11
53 Sterling – KS 7 9 0.438 10.5
54 Spring Arbor – MI 4 8 0.333 10
55 Indiana South Bend – IN 1 5 0.167 10
56 Houston-Victoria – TX 5 7 0.417 10
57 Southwestern – KS 6 6 0.5 10
58 Blue Mountain – MS 7 9 0.438 10
59 Texas College 8 10 0.444 9.5
60 Missouri Baptist – MO 7 5 0.583 9.5 RV
61 Brescia – KY 4 5 0.444 9
62 The Master’s – CA 8 5 0.615 9
63 Wiley – TX 9 6 0.6 9
64 Harris-Stowe State – MO 7 9 0.438 9
65 Lindenwood-Belleville – IL 6 8 0.429 9
66 Indiana Wesleyan 5 9 0.357 8.5 RV
67 Midway – KY 6 6 0.5 8
68 Concordia – MI 8 2 0.8 8
69 Benedictine – KS 7 1 0.875 8
70 Mayville State – ND 4 3 0.571 8 RV
71 Saint Xavier – IL 4 2 0.667 7
72 Viterbo – WI 5 3 0.625 7
73 Antelope Valley – CA 5 9 0.357 7 7
74 William Carey – MS 4 7 0.364 7
75 Campbellsville – KY 4 6 0.4 7 14
76 Park – MO 6 2 0.75 6.5
77 Reinhardt – GA 5 5 0.5 6 20
78 Mid-America Christian – OK 4 6 0.4 6
79 Columbia – MO 6 5 0.545 6
80 Marymount California 6 5 0.545 6
81 Mount Marty – SD 4 3 0.571 6
82 Newman University 1 0 1 5
83 Mount Vernon Nazarene – OH 7 3 0.7 4.5
84 Missouri Valley 3 4 0.429 4.5
85 Oklahoma Panhandle State 9 7 0.563 4.5
86 Clarke – IA 3 8 0.273 4 RV
87 Doane – NE 1 5 0.167 4
88 Pikeville – KY 4 7 0.364 4
89 Saint Mary – KS 3 4 0.429 4
90 LSU Alexandria – La 9 4 0.692 4
91 Texas A&M Texarkana 7 10 0.412 4
92 IU Kokomo – IN 8 4 0.667 4
93 Lewis-Clark State – ID 4 4 0.5 4 5
94 Olivet Nazarene – IL 6 2 0.75 3.5
95 Baker – KS 6 3 0.667 3
96 Concordia – NE 1 3 0.25 3
97 Cumberland – TN 4 7 0.364 3 RV
98 Florida Memorial 8 8 0.5 2.5
99 Lawrence Tech – MI 11 2 0.846 2.5
100 St. Mary’s University 1 0 1 2
101 Presentation – SD 1 3 0.25 2
102 College of Idaho 9 11 0.45 2
103 Jamestown – ND 2 3 0.4 1.5 RV
104 Waldorf – IA 3 4 0.429 1.5
105 Martin Methodist – TN 10 3 0.769 1
106 San Diego Christian – CA 6 8 0.429 1
107 Dordt – IA 1 2 0.333 1
108 Stillman – AL 4 1 0.8 1
109 College of the Ozarks – MO 5 12 0.294 1
110 Central Baptist – AR 8 10 0.444 0
111 Trinity Christian – IL 2 2 0.5 0
112 St. Francis – IL 1 5 0.167 0
113 Valley City State – ND 1 4 0.2 0
114 Northwestern – IA 2 4 0.333 0
115 Wayland Baptist – TX 8 3 0.727 0
116 Madonna – MI 8 5 0.615 0 RV
117 Union – KY 9 3 0.75 -0.5
118 Lourdes – OH 5 1 0.833 -1
119 Judson – IL 1 4 0.2 -1
120 Crowley’s Ridge – AR 1 8 0.111 -1
121 USC Beaufort (S.C.) 6 9 0.4 -1
122 Morningside – IA 5 1 0.833 -1
123 Edward Waters – FL 7 11 0.389 -1
124 Fisher – MA 13 4 0.765 -1.5
125 Williams Baptist – AR 6 7 0.462 -2
126 Bacone – OK 0 2 0 -2
127 MidAmerica Nazarene – KS 1 3 0.25 -2
128 Midland – NE 3 5 0.375 -2
129 Grace – IN 0 2 0 -2
130 Menlo – CA 4 6 0.4 -2.5
131 Ottawa – KS 4 6 0.4 -3
132 St. Ambrose – IA 0 3 0 -3
133 Grand View – IA 1 3 0.25 -3
134 British Columbia 5 8 0.385 -3
135 Friends – KS 6 10 0.375 -3
136 Montreat – NC 7 4 0.636 -3.5
137 Hannibal-LaGrange – MO 5 5 0.5 -3.5
138 Michigan-Dearborn 5 2 0.714 -4
139 Bethel – IN 2 6 0.25 -4
140 Dakota Wesleyan – SD 2 2 0.5 -4
141 Cornerstone – MI 0 4 0 -4
142 Simpson – CA 4 7 0.364 -4
143 Milligan – TN 4 6 0.4 -4
144 Taylor – IN 14 3 0.824 -4.5
145 Hastings – NE 2 5 0.286 -4.5
146 SAGU – TX 10 8 0.556 -4.5
147 Cincinnati Christian – OH 2 11 0.154 -5
148 Graceland – IA 1 5 0.167 -5
149 Point Park – PA 4 4 0.5 -5.5
150 Loyola – LA 9 6 0.6 -5.5
151 Roosevelt – IL 0 6 0 -6
152 College of Saint Joseph 0 4 0 -6
153 WVU Tech 8 9 0.471 -6.5
154 Saint Francis – IN 1 8 0.111 -7
155 Evangel – MO 10 3 0.769 -7
156 York – NE 3 5 0.375 -7
157 Southwest – NM 13 5 0.722 -7.5
158 Shawnee State – OH 3 7 0.3 -8
159 Dakota State – SD 0 4 0 -8
160 Calumet – IN 3 5 0.375 -8
161 Ohio Christian 4 7 0.364 -9
162 Culver-Stockton – MO 1 7 0.125 -9
163 Central Christian – KS 1 9 0.1 -10
164 Oregon Tech 5 9 0.357 -10
165 Corban – OR 2 10 0.167 -10
166 Providence Christian – CA 4 12 0.25 -10
167 Florida National – FL 4 12 0.25 -10.5
168 Lindsey Wilson – KY 0 10 0 -11
169 La Sierra – CA 4 8 0.333 -11
170 Huston-Tillotson – TX 3 9 0.25 -11
171 William Woods – MO 5 9 0.357 -11
172 Kentucky Christian 0 5 0 -12
173 Trinity International – IL 2 5 0.286 -12
174 Peru State – NE 2 8 0.2 -12
175 Marian – IN 4 8 0.333 -13
176 Brewton-Parker – GA 6 13 0.316 -13
177 Avila – MO 4 10 0.286 -14
178 Bethany – KS 4 11 0.267 -14.5
179 Asbury – KY 4 5 0.444 -15
180 Kansas Wesleyan 6 8 0.429 -15
181 Rochester – MI 0 8 0 -16
182 Rust – MS 1 10 0.091 -17
183 Tougaloo – MS 2 9 0.182 -18
184 Lincoln Christian – Il 2 7 0.222 -22

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