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UHV softball team ranked No. 9 in the country

The University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars softball game received its highest ranking ever coming in at No. 9 in this week’s regular-season edition of the 2011 NAIA Softball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll.

The Jaguars (34-14) are coming off a 5-1 week with a pair of wins over Our Lady of the Lake and Texas Wesleyan, while splitting a pair of games with Texas Southern.

UHV had been ranked No. 12 over the past two weeks and moved up a spot after the University of Mobile fell from No. 8 to No. 18.

UHV conference foes California State University-San Marcos remained at No. 3, while Central Baptist College moved up from No. 5 to No. 4.

California Baptist University (53-3) for the 22nd-straight time boasts the No. 1 ranking after again claiming all 24 first-place votes. William Carey University (49-4) remained at No. 2.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend and Harris counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.