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Hounds Ranked No. 17 in Latest NFCA Division III Top 25 Poll

Moravian College softball team ranked No. 17 in latest NFCA DIII Top 25 Poll.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. --- The Moravian College softball squad is ranked 17th in the latest 2018 National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III Top 25 Poll.

Moravian, which is 11-3 on the season after winning nine straight games, was tied for 16th last week after returning to the poll at 22nd two weeks ago. The Greyhounds were 18th in the preseason poll and 17th in the first regular season poll on February 28 before the Blue and Grey dropped into the receiving votes category after a 3-3 mark in the 2018 NFCA Division III Leadoff Classic in Tucson, Arizona to open the season in the first week of March. The Blue and Grey completed the Spring Break trip west with a 6-0 mark in the Tucson Invitational to move back into the poll.

To finish off the Tucson Invitational, Moravian posted a 5-0 victory over the College of Saint Benedict (Minn.), which is 21st in this week's poll, while two of the Greyhounds' three losses at the Leadoff Classic were to No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan University and No. 20 the University of St. Thomas (Minn.).

After not playing for nearly two weeks due to the weather, Moravian is slated to return to action on Friday, March 30 in a Landmark Conference doubleheader at Juniata College beginning at 3:00 p.m. in Huntingdon.

To view the full NFCA Division III Top 25 poll for this week, visit https://nfca.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7739:virginia-wesleyan-continues-run-atop-nfca-division-iii-top-25&catid=148&Itemid=149.