Georgetown News
Baseball - Tue, Jan. 23, 2007

The baseball coaches of the Mid-South Conference have selected the University of the Cumberlands as the favorite over Campbellsville University to win the MSC Championship for the upcoming 2007 spring season. Cumberlands is the defending regular season titlist, with Campbellsville being the champions of last season's conference tournament.

The baseball coaches of the Mid-South Conference have selected the University of the Cumberlands as the favorite over Campbellsville University to win the MSC Championship for the upcoming 2007 spring season. Cumberlands is the defending regular season titlist, with Campbellsville being the champions of last season's conference tournament.

Georgetown College is projected as the third-place team, followed by Lindsey Wilson College at the # 4 spot, conference newcomer West Virginia Tech in the # 5 position and Pikeville College placing at # 6.

The 2007 NAIA Pre-Season Baseball Top 25 poll has Cumberlands at # 15 and Campbellsville receiving votes.

Member schools will begin play in early February, with the 20-game conference schedule beginning the weekend of March 16-17. The conference tournament is scheduled for April 27-29, to be hosted by Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky, as well as the first round of the regional tournament. The Tigers open the season on the road at Reinhardt College on February 9 and 10.

The following are the placing positions, total points and first-place votes. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team.

U. of the Cumberlands -- 25 points -- (5 first-place votes)
Campbellsville University -- 21 points -- (1 first-place vote)
Georgetown College -- 16 points
Lindsey Wilson College -- 14 points
West Virginia Tech -- 8 points
Pikeville College -- 6 points

 
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