Cal Poly’s baseball team moved up in all five major NCAA Division I polls Monday, including a rise to No. 5 in the respective Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball and Perfect Game rankings.
The Mustangs rose to No. 4 in the respective USA Today/ESPN Coaches and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association polls.
Cal Poly has won nine of its past 10 games, including a 3-2 victory at Cal State Northridge on Sunday to end the regular season 45-10 overall and clinch an NCAA regional bid along with the program’s first Big West Conference title.
Cal Poly’s Allen honored
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Mustangs senior third baseman Jimmy Allen was named Big West Field Player of the Week on Monday.
Allen, Cal Poly’s career hit king, clubbed three home runs in a series at Cal State Northridge last weekend to earn his second Big West weekly honor this season.
Allen went 6 for 14 in the series and upped his career hit total to 248.