The Alexandria Aces, celebrating its 10th season, this year, in the City of Alexandria, as a member of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League (CRCBL), is currently ranked as the fourth-best collegiate summer baseball club in the country, in a nationally-ranked poll released June 30 by Collegiate Summer Baseball (CSB).
This week's poll, reflecting the team's current record of 18-and-3 and leading the CRCBL's South Division by two-and-a-half games, (www.collegiatesummerbaseball.com/top-35-college-baseball-teams) was conducted by Collegiate Summer Baseball, raising the Aces' ranking to fourth in “Week 2.” where the club was initially ranked eighth, last week, in “Week 1” of CSB's first poll of 2017. It is the first time that the Aces have achieved such a high national collegiate summer baseball ranking in its 10-year history.
The Alexandria Aces are a part of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League (CRCBL) (www.calripkenleague.org), a nationally-known wooden bat summer program made up of amateur players from a variety of colleges and universities from throughout the United States.
The league is regionally located in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Teams in the CRCBL are the Alexandria Aces, Baltimore Dodgers, Baltimore Redbirds, Bethesda Big Train, D.C. Grays, Gaithersburg Giants, Herndon Braves, Loudoun Riverdogs, Rockville Express, and Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts.
The Aces play at 'Frank Mann Field' (https://goo.gl/maps/1cN5G), which is located at 3650 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, directly behind Cora Kelly School.
See www.facebook.com/alexandriaaces1, and on Twitter (@Alexandria_Aces).