TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (February 17, 2015) – The Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) released its basketball, baseball and softball coaches’ polls on Tuesday and Tallahassee Community College had three sports programs ranked.
In the baseball coaches’ poll, Tallahassee re-entered the rankings at No. 10 following a one-week hiatus. The Eagles went 4-1 last week, including a three-game sweep of traditional Region 22 (Alabama) power Shelton (Ala.) State Community College.
The TCC offense exploded against the Buccaneers. It outscored Shelton 20-6 in three games. The Eagles are now undefeated at home this season, 6-0.
The Eagles are one of four Panhandle Conference schools in the top ten – No. 5 Northwest Florida State College, No. 6 Chipola College and No. 8 Pensacola State College are the other three.
St. Johns River State College leads the poll, followed by Palm Beach State College, Santa Fe College and State College of Florida.
Tallahassee will travel to State College of Florida for a two-game series this Saturday and Sunday then return home to host Santa Fe on Wednesday, February 25.
No. 7 Polk State College and No. 9 Lake-Sumter State College round out the rankings.
Meanwhile, Tallahassee is ranked No. 4 in the softball coaches’ poll. The Eagles slipped one spot after a 4-2 week that included a split of four games at the Florida Public Utilities Classic at Chipola.
The Eagles swept a pair of games at Santa Fe on February 12 then picked up a win against NJCAA No. 16 Walters (Tenn.) State Community College during its weekend in Marianna.
The College of Central Florida continues to lead the poll followed by Indian River State College and Seminole State College.
Chipola is immediately behind Tallahassee at No. 5 followed by Polk State, Miami Dade College, St. Petersburg College, State College of Florida and St. Johns River State.
In the women’s basketball coaches’ poll, Tallahassee slipped one spot to No. 5 after splitting two Panhandle Conference games last week.
Chipola, Northwest Florida State and Central Florida are 1-2-3 once again. Daytona State College jumped four spots to No. 4, supplanting the Eagles.
Gulf Coast State College leads the second five and is followed by Eastern Florida State College, Florida State College at Jacksonville, St. Petersburg and Miami Dade.
In the men’s basketball coaches’ poll, Tallahassee is unranked but received votes.
Northwest Florida State continues to hold down the No. 1 ranking.