In the Week 5 power rankings, North Georgia slid up to No. 1. 

*Note: These power rankings are not affiliated with the NCAA selection committee and teams are ranked at the sole discretion of the writer.

Rank Team Record Comments Previous
1

North Georgia

40-8 It heads into the Peach Belt Conference Tournament on a 10-game winning streak. 2
2

Chico State

38-7 It pulled out an 8-7 victory in 10 innings for tenth straight win. 4
3

Mercyhurst

34-4 It outscored its opponent 36-4 in its last three wins. 3
4

Southern New Hampshire

36-7  The team has won 11 straight and 22 of last 24 games. 5
5

Emporia State

37-9 The team has clinched the MIAA regular-season title. 7
6

Mount Olive

47-8 The team won its 14th Conference Carolinas Championship. 1
7

Minnesota State

38-7 It clinched the NSIC regular-season title with its tenth straight win. 8
8

Azusa Pacific

38-8 The team will play four games with Dixie State for thePacWest title. 12
9

West Chester

31-7 The team has won eight straight games. 13
10

Tampa

32-11 The team picked up its fifth straight win in a ten inning victory. 14
11

Lubbock Christian

33-12 It's looking to bounce back against Rogers State after losing two of last three. 6
12

Delta State

37-11 It won its last two games before heading into Gulf South Tournament. 9
13

Colorado Mesa

37-8 The team takes a 29-3 conference record into its final regular-season series. 10
14

Angelo State

36-10 The team has won four straight and six of the last eight games. NR
15

USC Aiken

36-11 In a seven-game winning streak, the team has scored in double figures five times. NR
16

Northwood (Mich.)

35-11 The team has won eight of its last 10 games. 11