Sagehen Baseball Ranks in Top Ten in Pre-Season Poll

Claremont, Calif. (January 13, 2010)— The Sagehen men's baseball team ranked tenth in the 2010 NCAA Division III Pre-Season Poll. Conducted by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, the ranking is based on multiple factors including last season standings, returning players, recruitment, staff and coaches' vote.

"It is an honor to be recognized as one of the top teams in the nation. It's a tribute to the hard work and dedication of the team. We look forward to pulling out another great season this year," said Frank Pericolosi, head baseball coach.

About the Sagehens

Pitzer College joins with Pomona College in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Sagehen teams include soccer, basketball, football, baseball, track & field, golf, tennis, water polo, swimming and diving. Pitzer students also participate in the Claremont Colleges club sports programs that compete nationally.

About Pitzer College

Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit

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