DURHAM, N.C.–For the seventh week in a row, Vanderbilt held onto the No. 1 spot in Baseball America’s Top 25 rankings. The Commodores are fresh off a road series win against Auburn and have won 11 of their last 13 games.
Dropped Out: UCLA (21), Mississippi (24).
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|Dropped out: UCLA (21), Mississippi (24).|
Florida State dropped a spot to No. 3 after losing its first weekend series of the year, while San Diego jumped Virginia to take the No. 5 spot. The Toreros had won 13 straight before dropping their weekend finale to Santa Clara.
Oregon State continued to falter, dropping seven spots from No. 15 to No. 22, after losing two out of three to Washington State.
Missouri returned to the rankings this week at No. 19, and St. John’s made its first appearance of the season at No. 23. Michigan and Pepperdine fell the farthest, eight spots, to Nos. 24 and 25, respectively. UCLA and Mississippi both dropped out of the rankings after losing conference series.
The staff of Baseball America determines the Top 25 rankings. Records indicated are through games of May 13 and do not include ties.