Southern Miss makes moves in Baseball Polls

Lanny Mixon, Editor
Big Gold Nation

The Southern Miss Golden Eagle baseball team is off a solid week where they posted a 3-1 record.

The Eagles posted a 3-1 record on the week posting a 7-5 over in-state rival Mississippi State at Trustmark Park (Pearl, MS).

They took two of three in a home Conference USA series with Marshal. The Eagles and Herd played two extra-inning games on Friday night to get ahead of bad weather on Saturday. Southern Miss posted a 5-3 win in 11-innings in the first game on a LeeMarcus Boyd walk-off HR. They would drop the night cap 8-7 in 10 innings. The Eagles rebounded and pounded the Herd 13-3 on Sunday in a run-rule shortened contest.


Pollsters and ranking services took notice.

Southern Miss made their 2017 debut in's Top 25 ranking coming in at No. 25.

Southern Miss moved up to No. 23 in the Collegiate Baseball Top 30 Poll.

The Eagles were not ranked in this weeks Baseball America Top 25 Poll or in Perfect Game's Top 25 ranking.

The NCBWA's Poll had not been released at the time of this writing.

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