Rams' and Belles' Baseball and Softball Crack the Top 25 Preseason Polls


SAN ANGELO, TX — The Angelo State Rams and Rambelles Baseball and Softball teams cracked the top 25 in preseason National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) and National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). Additionally, with the 2023 season right around the corner, the Lone Star Conference released its baseball and softball preseason poll. 


The Rams come in at no. 1 in the Lone Star Conference (LSC) and no. 5 in the nation by the NCBWA. 

Last season, the Rams finished the season with a 51-14 record, tying for the most wins in a season in Angelo State history. They made their second trip in a row to the NCAA Division II Baseball Championship. They won the LSC conference, LSC tournament, and South Central Regional titles before falling to West Chester on the fifth day of the Baseball Championships.

The Rams begin their season on Feb. 3 at Foster Field at 1st Community Credit Union Stadium against Eastern New Mexico at 3 p.m.


Angelo State Baseball

Angelo State Baseball

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LSC preseason Poll

  1. Angelo State University
  2. West Texas A&M
  3. Texas A&M Kingsville
  4. Lubbock Christian
  5. St. Edwards
  6. UT Tyler
  7. Oklahoma Christian
  8. St. Mary’s
  9. Texas A&M International
  10. UAFS
  11. Eastern New Mexico
  12. Cameron
  13. UT Permian Basin



The Angelo State Rambelles come in at no.18 in the nation, according to the NFCA. The LSC also picked the Rambelles to finish second in the LSC preseason poll, only trailing defending South Central Regional champions UT Tyler.

Angelo State Rambelle Softball

Angelo State Rambelle Softball

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LSC Preseason Poll

  1. UT Tyler
  2. Angelo State University
  3. Texas A&M Kingsville
  4. Lubbock Christian
  5. Oklahoma Christian
  6. West Texas A&M
  7. St. Mary’s
  8. Cameron
  9. St. Edward’s
  10. Texas Woman’s
  11. Texas A&M International
  12. Eastern New Mexico
  13. Midwestern State
  14. UT Permian Basin
  15. Western New Mexico

The Rambelles open their season against no. 8 Central Oklahoma at the DII Spring Invitational Kickoff in Conroe, Tx. They play six teams in three days to start their season.

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