Arkansas Tech baseball team in at No. 3 in poll

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RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Tech’s baseball team is ranked third in the final national poll released by the National College Baseball Writers Association.

The Wonder Boys - the Great American Conference’s regular season champion - now await Sunday’s NCAA tournament selection.

Arkansas Tech and No. 23 Arkansas-Monticello are the two GAC teams ranked in the poll. Tournament champion Southern Arkansas also received votes.

The team is coming off a record-setting season with a 22-game winning streak and the program’s highest-ever national and regional rankings. The achievements led to the school’s first outright conference championship since 1992.

Wonder Boys head coach Dave Dawson was also named the conference’s coach of the year while nine Wonder Boys players earned all-conference honors.

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