As the (32-5) University of Southern Maine baseball team gets ready to begin conference tournament play Wednesday, the Huskies are now the #2 ranked team in the nation in Division III.

Coach Ed Flaherty and his Huskies received 10 first place votes after finishing out regular season play on an 11 game winning streak.

USM is the #1 seed in the Little East Conference Tournament and will face #6 Castleton at noon Wednesday to open the tourney.

Check out the weekly D3baseball.com/NCBWA National Poll for Week 11...

#School (1st votes)RecPtsPrev.
1Concordia-Chicago (13)33-56081
2Southern Maine (10)32-55983
3Christopher Newport (2)33-65802
4Trinity (Texas)34-105354
5Washington U.31-5-14948
6Babson31-64467
7Rowan30-104145
8Salisbury34-8-14056
9Chapman30-937812
10Adrian32-735011
11TCNJ30-932417
12Coe32-331914
13Texas Lutheran31-123099
14UW-Whitewater31-929016
15Wooster24-1027810
16Denison34-626413
17LaGrange30-922919
18Cortland31-10-119618
19Randolph-Macon25-8-119123
20Birmingham-Southern33-1116422
21Wheaton (Mass.)27-1015215
22Johns Hopkins29-1112021
23Webster29-1011025
24Concordia (Texas)32-1093rv
25Ithaca28-767rv