2016-17 Review/Baseball: Panthers rise to No. 1 ranking in NCAA Division III

2016-17 Review/Baseball: Panthers rise to No. 1 ranking in NCAA Division III

The LaGrange baseball team achevied the No. 1 ranking in NCAA Division III on May 2. LC is on top in both the D3baseball.com/NCBWA and ABCA/Collegiate Baseball Top 25 polls.

The Panthers were top-ranked for the first time in the NCAA era of the program. They were the USA South regular season and tournament champions this past season.

"I am very excited and proud of what this group has been able to accomplish so far," Coach David Kelton said. "Being ranked No. 1 in the nation is a huge step forward for our program. This group of guys play unselfish baseball and they are committed to the TEAM. I am very proud of them and excited of what more we can accomplish together."