The 2012 Tommie baseball team will come into the preseason ranked 29th in the Division III top-30 rankings by Collegiate Baseball News.
Last season, St. Thomas won 20 of its last 24 games to finish 28-18. That late surge let it tie for the MIAC championship -- UST's ninth consecutive conference baseball title.
Coach Chris Olean’s team will open Feb. 27 with a 5 p.m. Metrodome twinbill against No. 18-ranked St. Scholastica.
Other preseason rankings will come out in the coming weeks by D3baseball.com and the American Baseball Coaches' Association (ABCA).
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