Baseball Moves Up In National Rankings

ROLLTIDEDOTCOM Taylor Dugas is hitting .355 with a .493 on-base percentage this season.
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Taylor Dugas is hitting .355 with a .493 on-base percentage this season.
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April 4, 2011

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - After being ranked in all four polls for the first time all season, Alabama posted a 3-2 record with two wins over top-25 competition and moved up in all four national rankings this week. The Crimson Tide is ranked the highest in the College Baseball News poll, moving up two spots to No. 19 in the country. The Tide moved up four spots in the Baseball America poll to No. 21 and one spot in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll to No. 24. UA remains ranked at No. 24 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association (NCBWA) top-30 poll.

Baseball America Top 25
(As of April 4, 2011)

# School   Rec. Prev.
1. Vanderbilt       26-3    1
2. Virginia      28-2    2
3. South Carolina     22-5    3
4. Florida      24-5    4
5. Arizona State     21-6    5
6. Texas A&M      22-6    6
7. Florida State     21-7    7
8. Texas      21-7    8
9. Fresno State     20-3    9
10. Oklahoma      22-6    10
11. Stanford      13-7    11
12. CS Fullerton     20-8  12
13. California      19-6    13
14. Georgia Tech     23-6    14
15. Texas Christian      18-9    15
16. North Carolina     26-4  16
17. Louisiana State     20-8   17
18. Southern Mississippi    22-5    22
19. Oregon State     20-7    23
20. Troy      22-5    21
21. Alabama      21-9    25
22. Arizona      20-9  18
23. Oklahoma State     21-7    NR
24. UCLA      14-9  24
25. Stetson      22-7  20

Dropped Out: Baylor (19).


ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll
(As of April 4, 2011)

# School (Record)  Pts. Prev.  
1  Vanderbilt (26-3)  760  2
2  Virginia (28-2)  755  1
3  South Carolina (22-5)  701  4
4  Florida (24-5)   682  3
5  Texas A&M (22-6) 587  5
6  Arizona State (21-6)  561  9
7  North Carolina (26-4)  551  6
8  Texas (21-7)   545  7t
9  Oklahoma (22-6)  536  11
10  Florida State (21-7) 516  7t
11  Georgia Tech (23-6) 452  10
12  Fresno State (20-3) 421  12
13  CS Fullerton (20-8)  417 15
14  TCU (18-9)  356  14
15  LSU (20-8)  297  16
16  UC-Irvine (18-6)  225  19
17  Southern Miss. (22-5)  208  22
18  California (19-6) 198  18
19  Oregon State (20-7)  165  20
20  Stanford (13-7)  163  21
21  Arizona (20-9)  157  17
22  Arkansas (19-8)  152  13
23  UCLA (14-9)  137  24
24  Alabama (21-9)   131  25
25  Rice  (21-11)  78  NR

Dropped out: No. 23 Clemson (14-12).

Others receiving votes: Oklahoma State 68; Louisville 54; Troy 50; East Carolina 33; Charlotte 24; Clemson 23; Stetson 18; Miami (Fla.) 10; Texas State 10; CalState-Bakersfield 6; Creighton 6; Mississippi 5; San Jose State 5; Baylor 3; Nebraska 2; New Mexico State 2; Alabama -Birmingham 1; James Madison 1; Mercer 1; Michigan State 1; Tulane 1.


Collegiate Baseball News
(As of April 4, 2011)
 
# School (Record)  Pts. Prev.
1.  Virginia (28-2)  495 1
2.  Vanderbilt (26-3) 494 2
3.  South Carolina (22-5) 493 3
4.  Florida (24-5)  491 4
5.  Arizona St. (21-6) 489 7
6.  Texas (21-7)  486 8
7.  Texas A&M (22-6) 485 5
8.  Georgia Tech. (23-6) 483 6
9.  North Carolina (26-4) 481 11
10.  CS Fullerton (20-8) 480 10
11.  Fresno St. (20-3) 478 9
12.  Florida St. (21-7) 474 12
13.  Oklahoma (22-6)  472 13
14.  Southern Miss. (22-5) 471 20
15.  Texas Christian (18-9) 468 14
16.  UCLA (14-9)  466 15
17.  California (19-6) 464 19
18.  Stanford (13-7)  460 18
19.  Alabama (21-9)  458 21
20.  Oregon St. (20-7) 455 29
21.  Arizona (20-9)  454 17
22.  Troy (22-5)  451 NR
23.  Rice (21-11)  449 NR
24.  Gonzaga (16-8-1) 446 NR
25.  Arkansas (19-8)  444 22
26.  Louisiana St. (20-8) 443 25
27.  U.C. Irvine (18-6) 442 26
28.  New Mexico St. (22-6) 439 NR
29.  Connecticut (14-10-1) 437 NR
30.  Georgia (14-14)  435 NR

 

NABWA Top 30
(As of April 4, 2011)

 

Rank School Conference Overall Record Previous Rank
1 Vanderbilt Southeastern 26-3 1
2 Virginia Atlantic Coast 28-2 2
3 South Carolina SEC 22-5 3
4 Florida SEC 24-5 4
5 Arizona State Pacific-10 21-6 5
6 Texas A&M Big 12 22-6 6
7 Oklahoma Big 12 22-6 7
8 Texas Big 12 21-7 8
9 Florida State Atlantic Coast 21-7 9
10 North Carolina ACC 26-4 10
11 TCU Mountain West 18-9 11
12 Cal State Fullerton Big West 20-8 14
13 Fresno State Western Athletic 20-3 15
14 Georgia Tech ACC 23-6 12
15 LSU SEC 20-8 16
16 Stanford Pac-10 13-7 19
17 UCLA Pac-10 14-9 20
18 Arkansas SEC 19-8 13
19 UC Irvine Big West 18-6 22
20 California Pac-10 19-6 21
21 Arizona Pac-10 20-9 18
22 Rice Conference USA 21-11 25
23 Southern Miss C-USA 22-5 28
24 Alabama SEC 21-9 24
25 Louisville Big East 18-9 23
26 Clemson ACC 14-12 17
27 Oregon State Pac-10 20-7 27
28 Charlotte Atlantic 10 23-6 NR
29 Troy Sun Belt 22-5 NR
30 Oklahoma State Big 12 21-7 NR

 

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Cal State Bakersfield (20-7), Coastal Carolina (18-10), Connecticut (14-10-1), Creighton (20-5,) East Carolina (20-7), East Tennessee State (16-8), Georgia (14-14), Georgia Southern (18-11), Gonzaga (16-8-1), James Madison (20-9), Kennesaw State (18-12), Louisiana-Lafayette (16-11), Mercer (21-9), New Mexico State (22-6), Oregon (14-12), Penn State (17-8), San Jose State (19-8), Stetson (22-7), Texas State (19-8), UCF (19-9).

 

Dropped Out: Oregon (26), Stetson (29), Auburn (30).


 

 

     
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