As the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference baseball tournament got under way in Pueblo, Colo., the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys enjoyed a bump in the most recent national and regional rankings.
The Cowboys, coached by Steve Jones, moved to the unofficial No. 30 position in the NCAA Division II, according to the National College Baseball Writers Association poll released Tuesday. The team received 14 points.
With 56 points, Highlands held on to the No. 4 spot in the Central Region rankings also compiled by the NCBWA.