Pacers Move into Top 30 in National Poll

Pacers Move into Top 30 in National Poll

AIKEN, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Aiken baseball team is ranked 28th in the latest Collegiate Baseball Newspaper NCAA Division II Poll.

USC Aiken is one of six Peach Belt Conference schools ranked in the latest national poll.

Mount Olive is currently ranked No. 1 in the national poll. Central Missouri is second followed by Grand Valley State in third.

USC Aiken opened its 2012 season with a three-game sweep of Lincoln Memorial at Roberto Hernandez Stadium. The Pacers outscored Lincoln Memorial, 32-11, in its three-game sweep.

USC Aiken (3-0) will next host the Carolina Outdoors Classic at Roberto Hernandez Stadium Friday, Feb. 10-Sunday, Feb. 12.

The Carolina Outdoors Classic will feature the host Pacers along with Carson-Newman, Davis & Elkins and North Georgia.

Two games will be played each day at the 'Bert over the course of the three-day event.

The Carolina Outdoors Classic will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10 with the host Pacers playing Davis & Elkins for the first time since 1993. Immediately following the game at approximately 4 p.m., North Georgia and Carson-Newman will play the second game of the day.

USC Aiken will tangle with Carson-Newman at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. North Georgia and Davis & Elkins will then play the second game on Saturday at approximately 4 p.m.

The Pacers will play the second game of the day on the final day of the Carolina Outdoors Classic on Sunday, Feb. 12 with Carson-Newman and Davis & Elkins opening the day's action at 12 p.m. USC Aiken and Peach Belt Conference rival North Georgia will then play at approximately 3 p.m. The contest will be a non-conference game.

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