The University of Southern Maine baseball team's quick start in Florida has the Huskies in the top 10 in this week's national poll.

USM jumped from 12th to 10th place in the D3baseball.com/NCBWA poll with a 4-1 record through Sunday.

The Huskies continue their Florida trip through Thursday.

Senior infielder/pitcher Jake Dexter from Messalonskee HS is leading the team with a .391 batting average and four RBI. He has pitched in three games and has one save. D3baseball.com named Dexter a preseason All-American.

D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25, Week 4

Through games of Sunday March 17, 2019

#School (1st votes)RecPtsPrev.
1Trinity (Texas) (18)15-36163
2Christopher Newport13-25784
3Wooster (3)4-25391
4Concordia-Chicago (1)8-15297
5Randolph-Macon5-24565
6Rowan (3)3-24552
7Swarthmore7-34488
8Texas Lutheran12-53806
9Johns Hopkins10-33599
10Southern Maine4-131312
11Concordia (Texas)16-330213
12Webster10-329915
13Huntingdon16-328811
14Chapman12-523210
15UW-Whitewater1-222314
16Cal Lutheran12-421819
17Methodist17-321221
18Adrian7-1165rv
19Piedmont16-615320
20Salisbury11-4-114922
21Babson5-2128rv
22Mass-Boston4-411018
23Birmingham-Southern15-610823
24LaGrange15-6106rv
25Cortland7-6-18716