NAIA Baseball Ranking #3; Tennessee Wesleyan Leads


Tennessee Wesleyan

TTFB presents a new ranking, one centered on a strength index of how a team has competed thus far to a point in a season. In a nutshell, a higher ranking team has fared well against current strong opponents while lower ranked (and some high ranked) teams lose points for “bad” losses.

Some teams may be ranked low, and we all know they are a better team than that, but there could be several factors keeping them ranked low. The main one – they haven’t even played 10 games yet. The second big one – perhaps the team(s) they lost to is off to a slow start as well. PATIENCE! It’s kinda like seeing the Orioles at #7 in power rankings because they started out 10-0 to a season, when we all know after a few more weeks, they will be dropping to where they usually are. These will come out every Thursday.

You’ll notice a tie isn’t in any records below. We hate ties and we award no points for such a result. It’s basically a game that shouldn’t have ever been played and according to our records, it never was played. This isn’t soccer.

If you see an error, record is wrong, etc – email us at Throughthefencebaseball@gmail.com. View our NAIA Baseball main page here for updated rankings, draft stock, and analysis throughout the season. We know this looks much better on a desktop right now and not the phone. We’re working on that. In the meantime, hit the top right button on your phones browser (looks like 4 lines) and it’ll be pretty. 

THIS WILL BE UPDATED EVERY DAY THROUGH THE SEASON NOW ON THE NAIA BASEBALL PAGE. ONLY THE TOP 25 WILL BE POSTED DAILY, THE FULL LINEUP POSTED IN ARTICLE EVERY WEEK.

JSISchool NameWL%PTSCoach Poll
1Tennessee Wesleyan1320.8675112
2LSU Shreveport1730.85050.525
3Cumberlands – KY1210.92347.519
4Indiana Southeast – IN950.64345RV
5Faulkner – AL1240.750444
6Southeastern – FL1120.846441
7St. Thomas – FL1050.667426
8Rio Grande – OH1270.63241 
9Freed-Hardeman – TN1040.714412
10Bryan – TN1140.7333815
11St. Andrews – NC1320.86737 
12Middle Georgia State1130.7863617
13Indiana Tech720.7783422
14Texas Wesleyan1630.84234RV
15Westmont – CA1120.8463225
16Jarvis Christian – TX970.56331 
17Benedictine Mesa – AZ1240.75029 
18Point – GA1240.75027RV
19Ave Maria – FL8110.42124 
20Mobile – AL840.66724RV
21Southwestern Christian – OK1530.83323 
22Talladega – AL5100.33322 
23Lyon – AR1520.88222 
24Goshen – IN360.33322 
25McPherson – KS760.53821 
26Our Lady of the Lake – TX8100.44421 
27Oklahoma City1420.875218
28Keiser – FL1050.6672024
29Tabor – KS1130.78619RV
30Georgia Gwinnett1140.73318.53
31Warner – FL1240.75018.5 
32Oklahoma Wesleyan930.750189
33Bluefield – VA850.61518 
34Georgetown – KY1060.62518 
35Arizona Christian980.52917 
36Webber International – FL790.4381718
37Science & Arts1610.9411611
38Hope International – CA1230.80016 
39University of Northwestern Ohi580.3851610
40Robert Morris (Ill.)320.60015 
41Briar Cliff – IA350.37515 
42William Jessup – CA830.7271513
43Vanguard – CA1320.86714.5 
44Truett-McConnell – GA660.50014 
45William Penn – IA1030.76914 
46Ottawa (Ariz.) – AZ830.72714 
47Bethel – TN850.61513.5 
48Central Methodist – MO1030.7691221
49Thomas – GA980.52911 
50Huntington – IN320.60011 
51Bellevue – NE470.3641123
52Mount Mercy – IA350.37511 
53Sterling – KS790.43810.5 
54Spring Arbor – MI480.33310 
55Indiana South Bend – IN150.16710 
56Houston-Victoria – TX570.41710 
57Southwestern – KS660.50010 
58Blue Mountain – MS790.43810 
59Texas College8100.4449.5 
60Missouri Baptist – MO750.5839.5RV
61Brescia – KY450.4449 
62The Master’s – CA850.6159 
63Wiley – TX960.6009 
64Harris-Stowe State – MO790.4389 
65Lindenwood-Belleville – IL680.4299 
66Indiana Wesleyan590.3578.5RV
67Midway – KY660.5008 
68Concordia – MI820.8008 
69Benedictine – KS710.8758 
70Mayville State – ND430.5718RV
71Saint Xavier – IL420.6677 
72Viterbo – WI530.6257 
73Antelope Valley – CA590.35777
74William Carey – MS470.3647 
75Campbellsville – KY460.400714
76Park – MO620.7506.5 
77Reinhardt – GA550.500620
78Mid-America Christian – OK460.4006 
79Columbia – MO650.5456 
80Marymount California650.5456 
81Mount Marty – SD430.5716 
82Newman University101.0005 
83Mount Vernon Nazarene – OH730.7004.5 
84Missouri Valley340.4294.5 
85Oklahoma Panhandle State970.5634.5 
86Clarke – IA380.2734RV
87Doane – NE150.1674 
88Pikeville – KY470.3644 
89Saint Mary – KS340.4294 
90LSU Alexandria – La940.6924 
91Texas A&M Texarkana7100.4124 
92IU Kokomo – IN840.6674 
93Lewis-Clark State – ID440.50045
94Olivet Nazarene – IL620.7503.5 
95Baker – KS630.6673 
96Concordia – NE130.2503 
97Cumberland – TN470.3643RV
98Florida Memorial880.5002.5 
99Lawrence Tech – MI1120.8462.5 
100St. Mary’s University101.0002 
101Presentation – SD130.2502 
102College of Idaho9110.4502 
103Jamestown – ND230.4001.5RV
104Waldorf – IA340.4291.5 
105Martin Methodist – TN1030.7691 
106San Diego Christian – CA680.4291 
107Dordt – IA120.3331 
108Stillman – AL410.8001 
109College of the Ozarks – MO5120.2941 
110Central Baptist – AR8100.4440 
111Trinity Christian – IL220.5000 
112St. Francis – IL150.1670 
113Valley City State – ND140.2000 
114Northwestern – IA240.3330 
115Wayland Baptist – TX830.7270 
116Madonna – MI850.6150RV
117Union – KY930.750-0.5 
118Lourdes – OH510.833-1 
119Judson – IL140.200-1 
120Crowley’s Ridge – AR180.111-1 
121USC Beaufort (S.C.)690.400-1 
122Morningside – IA510.833-1 
123Edward Waters – FL7110.389-1 
124Fisher – MA1340.765-1.5 
125Williams Baptist – AR670.462-2 
126Bacone – OK020.000-2 
127MidAmerica Nazarene – KS130.250-2 
128Midland – NE350.375-2 
129Grace – IN020.000-2 
130Menlo – CA460.400-2.5 
131Ottawa – KS460.400-3 
132St. Ambrose – IA030.000-3 
133Grand View – IA130.250-3 
134British Columbia580.385-3 
135Friends – KS6100.375-3 
136Montreat – NC740.636-3.5 
137Hannibal-LaGrange – MO550.500-3.5 
138Michigan-Dearborn520.714-4 
139Bethel – IN260.250-4 
140Dakota Wesleyan – SD220.500-4 
141Cornerstone – MI040.000-4 
142Simpson – CA470.364-4 
143Milligan – TN460.400-4 
144Taylor – IN1430.824-4.5 
145Hastings – NE250.286-4.5 
146SAGU – TX1080.556-4.5 
147Cincinnati Christian – OH2110.154-5 
148Graceland – IA150.167-5 
149Point Park – PA440.500-5.5 
150Loyola – LA960.600-5.5 
151Roosevelt – IL060.000-6 
152College of Saint Joseph040.000-6 
153WVU Tech890.471-6.5 
154Saint Francis – IN180.111-7 
155Evangel – MO1030.769-7 
156York – NE350.375-7 
157Southwest – NM1350.722-7.5 
158Shawnee State – OH370.300-8 
159Dakota State – SD040.000-8 
160Calumet – IN350.375-8 
161Ohio Christian470.364-9 
162Culver-Stockton – MO170.125-9 
163Central Christian – KS190.100-10 
164Oregon Tech590.357-10 
165Corban – OR2100.167-10 
166Providence Christian – CA4120.250-10 
167Florida National – FL4120.250-10.5 
168Lindsey Wilson – KY0100.000-11 
169La Sierra – CA480.333-11 
170Huston-Tillotson – TX390.250-11 
171William Woods – MO590.357-11 
172Kentucky Christian050.000-12 
173Trinity International – IL250.286-12 
174Peru State – NE280.200-12 
175Marian – IN480.333-13 
176Brewton-Parker – GA6130.316-13 
177Avila – MO4100.286-14 
178Bethany – KS4110.267-14.5 
179Asbury – KY450.444-15 
180Kansas Wesleyan680.429-15 
181Rochester – MI080.000-16 
182Rust – MS1100.091-17 
183Tougaloo – MS290.182-18 
184Lincoln Christian – Il270.222-22 

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