Apr 5, 2018
Welcome to Episode 12 of The Podcast About Division III Baseball. We have now reached April which means the season has actually started and we can start taking things seriously. Lots to cover this week...here's what we've got:
New Top 25 quick hits (at 2:10):
Top 25 deep dives:
Recapping the dope Trinity (Texas)/Texas Lutheran series (at 16:30)
A brief discussion on the new D-III RPI -- link below (at 21:01)
Following up on our confusion about the WIAC (they do *not* have an automatic bid) and discussing the seemingly completely ignored fact that this year's tournament will feature 58 teams instead of 56 -- link to pre-championship manual below (at 23:30)
Our D-III hypothetical of the week at (27:45): what would a Division III baseball program do with unlimited funds? This was an extremely hilarious and enjoyable conversation.
Wooster Update (at 35:51): they won and it snowed AKA the story of every start to a Wooster season
WashU Update (at 36:16): We saw the Bears IN PERSON vs. NYU; our takeaways and Jake's emotional status after watching his old team compete without him
Then we say goodbye.
Thanks for listening!
Nick Herfordt's D-III RPI: http://www.eephuspit.ch/ncaa-d-iii-rpi-rankings/
2018 Pre-Championship Manual: http://www.ncaa.org/sites/default/files/2018DIIIMBA_PreChampsManual_20180302.pdf
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