DURHAM, N.C.–For the sixth 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 Georgia and have won nine of their last 10 games.
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While Florida State, Virginia, and Rice held onto the Nos. 2-4 spots in the rankings, San Diego moved up to No. 6–its highest ranking in program history. The Toreros followed their sweep of Pepperdine with a home sweep against San Francisco.
Oregon State took the biggest fall of any Top 25 team, dropping from No. 8 to No. 15 after losing two of three against Pac-10 opponent Washington at Safeco Field. The Beavers are 35-11 overall but just 7-8 in conference play.
For the first time in six weeks, no teams dropped out of the rankings, though Mississippi fell from No. 19 to No. 24 after losing to its series to SEC opponent Tennessee.
The staff of Baseball America determines the Top 25 rankings. Records indicated are through games of May 6 and do not include ties.