Manchester University's baseball program earned a second preseason recognition Wednesday, Jan. 15.
The Spartans, who were listed at No. 8 on Collegiate Baseball News' Division III preseason poll in late December, are No. 7 on the D3Baseball.com preseason ranking. .MU is coming off a record-setting 39-7-1 finish in 2013 where they claimed the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season and postseason tournament titles and the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional championship en route to a College World Series berth.
The 2014 season begins March 1-3 with the program's annual early spring visit to Myrtle Beach, S.C.