2014 College Preview: Projected Field Of 64, Awards

Baseball America gives its projections on the upcoming season, including the field for the NCAA Tournament.

BA’s Crystal Ball

Aaron Fitt John Manuel
National Champion
Virginia Florida State
Omaha Sleeper
UNC Wilmington Arizona State
Player of the Year
Kyle Schwarber, Indiana Trea Turner, N.C. State
Pitcher of the Year
Carlos Rodon, N.C. State Carlos Rodon, N.C. State
Freshman of the Year
Chris Okey, Clemson Garrett Williams, Oklahoma State

PROJECTED FIELD OF 64

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. AUSTIN
1. (1) Virginia^* 1. Texas^
2. Nebraska 2. Texas A&M
3. San Diego* 3. Sam Houston State*
4. Delaware State* 4. Wichita State*
CORVALLIS, ORE. CLEMSON, S.C.
1. (2) Oregon State^* 1. Clemson^
2. Cal Poly 2. Florida
3. UNLV 3. Western Carolina
4. North Dakota State* 4. Central Michigan*
BLOOMINGTON, IND. NASHVILLE
1. (3) Indiana^* 1.Vanderbilt^
2. Louisville* 2. North Carolina
3. Kentucky 3. Washington State
4. Wisc.-Milwaukee* 4. Tennessee Tech*
FULLERTON, CALIF. EUGENE, ORE.
1. (4) Cal State Fullerton^* 1. Oregon^
2. Arkansas 2. Miami
3. Southern California 3. New Mexico*
4. Army* 4. Sacramento State*
COLUMBIA, S.C. HOUSTON
1. (5) South Carolina^* 1. Rice^*
2. UNC Wilmington* 2. Texas Christian
3. Georgia Tech 3. Houston
4. Columbia* 4. Creighton*
RALEIGH, N.C. LOS ANGELES
1. (6) N.C. State^ 1. UCLA^
2. East Carolina 2. Oklahoma State
3. Coastal Carolina* 3. UC Santa Barbara
4. Canisius* 4. Saint Louis*
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. BATON ROUGE
1. (7) Florida State^ 1. Louisiana State^
2. Florida Atlantic 2. Arizona State
3. North Florida 3. Mercer*
4. Binghamton* 4. Alabama State*
STARKVILLE, MISS. LAFAYETTE, LA.
1.(8) Miss. State^ 1. Louisiana-Lafayette^*
2. Kansas State 2. Alabama
3. Arizona 3. Baylor
4. Southern Mississippi 4. Bryant*
*-Automatic qualifier
^-Regional Host