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USC Aiken ranked 25th in Collegiate Baseball Poll


USC Aiken's Justin Byrd (15) looks in the ball at second base during the Pacers' season-opening win over Carson-Newman.

The USC Aiken baseball team is No. 25 in the latest Collegiate Baseball Division II Poll, which was released Monday afternoon.

Head coach Michael Holder's team is 17-5 on the year and is currently riding an eight-game winning streak into Wednesday's matchup with No. 22 Newberry (18-4). First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Roberto Hernandez Stadium.

The Pacers also tangle with No. 4 Columbus State (17-4) this weekend in a Peach Belt Conference series with the top two teams in the league.

USCA is 9-0 in PBC play this season. Overall, the team is 9-2 at home and 8-3 on the road.

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