The St. Joseph's College Monks are the #3 ranked Division III team in New England and they showed why Monday afternoon thumping Husson 16-2.

The Monks pounded out 20 hits against eight different Eagles pitchers.

Husson managed just five hits, Sam Huston had two of them

St. Joes improves to 17-2. The Monks started the week as the #3 ranked team in New England and #21 in the national poll.

The Eagles are now 11-10.

New England Division III Weekly Poll
1. Tufts (15-2)
2. Salve Regina (17-4)
3. St. Joseph's (16-2)
4. Southern Maine (13-7)
5. UMass Boston (12-7)
6. Wesleyan (13-5)
7. Mitchell (17-6)
8t. Wheaton (13-8)
8t. Castleton (10-3)

2017 D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25

Through games of Sunday April 9, 2017

#School (1st votes)RecPtsPrev.
1Shenandoah (15)24-26061
2Birmingham-Southern (4)27-55933
3UW-Whitewater (4)16-25714
4LaGrange (2)31-45602
5Texas-Tyler28-55095
6Cortland22-55046
7Tufts15-24498
8Wooster16-44317
9Centenary (La.)26-635110
10Johns Hopkins19-634413
11Alvernia20-4-131911
12Cal Lutheran21-630619
13Randolph-Macon20-729716
14Oswego State14-62809
15Texas-Dallas22-725712
16Washington U.16-524118
17Washington and Jefferson15-318521
18Salisbury23-717822
19TCNJ14-617517
20Denison18-3124rv
21St. Joseph's (Maine)16-2111rv
22La Roche19-6105rv
23Otterbein18-610120
24Augustana18-69614
25St. John Fisher15-670rv

Dropped out: No. 15 UW-La Crosse,  No. 23 Christopher Newport, No. 24 Emory, and No. 25 Bethel.

Others receiving votes: Salve Regina 58, Emory 55, Bethel (Minn.) 31, UW-La Crosse 28, Adrian 27, Mount Union 27, Catholic 25, Occidental 20, Linfield 12, Webster 12, Pacific Lutheran 10, Concordia-Chicago 9, Kean 8, St. Scholastica 8, Keystone 7, Rowan 7, Washington and Lee 7, Widener 6, DePauw 3, Marietta 1, Willamette 1.