The University of La Verne baseball squad finds itself ranked among the Top 30 in the first American Baseball Coaches Association/Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division III Poll released on March 20.
The Leopards (14-8) are ranked No. 29 overall in the poll, receiving a total of 24 points. The Leopards are just one of two teams from the West Coast among the Top 30. Trinity (Texas) is the nation's top-ranked team, receiving 224 points.
La Verne will meet the nation's fourth-ranked team in Kean (N.J.) on Thursday at Azusa Pacific University. Start time is 1:30 pm.