Top 25 Tracker: May 25

1. UC IRVINE
Last Week: 3-1. Overall: 43-13, 22-2 in Big West. (6-3 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 12-0.
The Anteaters remained perfect in weekend series by taking two out of three at UC Santa Barbara. UCI will host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 19: UCLA: W 5-4 (10 innings)
May 22-24: @ UC Santa Barbara: W 11-7, L 8-2, W 15-3
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Irvine Regional

2. LOUISIANA STATE
Last Week: 5-1. Overall: 46-16, 20-10 in SEC. (10-4 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 11-2.
The Tigers dropped their SEC tournament opener but ran through the loser’s bracket with five straight wins to capture their second consecutive conference tournament championship. LSU will host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ SEC tournament, Hoover, Ala.:
Vanderbilt: L 4-1
(18) Alabama: W 9-6
(25) South Carolina: W 4-1
Georgia: W 16-0, W 3-2
Vanderbilt: W 6-2
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Baton Rouge Regional

3. ARIZONA STATE
Last Week: 3-1. Overall: 44-12, 21-6 in Pac-10 (4-4 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 12-1.
The Sun Devils took two of three from UCLA and have won 11 of their last 12 games heading into regionals. Jr. LHP Josh Spence (4 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K) made his return from a finger injury in Sunday’s game. ASU will host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20: @ Arizona: W 9-3
May 22-24: UCLA: W 4-0, L 10-4, W 6-5
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Tempe Regional

4. CAL STATE FULLERTON
Last Week: 4-0. Overall: 42-14, 14-7 in Big West. (9-5 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 10-3.
The Titans finished the regular season by sweeping rival Long Beach State. Fullerton will host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 19: Pepperdine: W 9-1
May 22-24: Long Beach State: W 4-3, W 7-1, W 15-3
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Fullerton Regional

5. TEXAS
Last Week: 3-1. Overall: 41-13-1, 17-10-1 in Big 12. (13-6-1 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 11-2.
The Longhorns added a Big 12 tournament championship to their regular-season title, going 3-1 in Oklahoma City. Texas will host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ Big 12 tournament, Oklahoma City:
Baylor: L 14-9
Kansas: W 9-3
(17) Kansas State: W 4-2
(24) Missouri: W 12-7
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Austin Regional

6. RICE
Last Week: 4-0. Overall: 39-15, 16-8 in CUSA. (9-2 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 8-2.
Rice went 4-0 in Hattiesburg to win the Conference USA tournament for the third time in the last four years. The Owls will host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ CUSA tournament, Hattiesburg, Miss.:
Marshall: W 13-0
Alabama-Birmingham: W 8-1
Houston: W 7-2
Southern Mississippi: W 8-6
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Houston Regional

7. VIRGINIA
Last Week: 4-0. Overall: 43-12-1, 16-11-1 in ACC (6-5-1 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 7-3-1.
The Cavaliers went 4-0 to win the ACC tournament, with three of their wins coming against ranked teams. Virginia will go on the road for regionals next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ ACC tournament, Durham, N.C.:
(13) Clemson: W 6-5
(6) North Carolina: W 11-1
Duke: W 11-7
(12) Florida State: W 6-3
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

8. NORTH CAROLINA
Last Week: 1-2. Overall: 42-16, 19-10 in ACC. (10-5 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-3.
North Carolina won its ACC tournament opener against Duke before dropping back-to-back games against Virginia and Clemson. UNC will host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ ACC tournament, Durham, N.C.:
Duke: W 8-3
(16) Virginia: L 11-1 (8 innings)
(13) Clemson: L 4-3 (11 innings)
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Chapel Hill Regional

9. OKLAHOMA
Last Week: 1-2. Overall: 41-18, 17-10 in Big 12 (8-6 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-2-1.
Oklahoma went 1-2 at the Big 12 tournament but will still host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ Big 12 tournament, Oklahoma City:
Texas Tech: W 5-2
Texas A&M: L 17-15
(24) Missouri: L 5-4
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Norman Regional

10. FLORIDA STATE
Last Week: 2-2. Overall: 42-16, 19-9 in ACC (7-8 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-4.
The Seminoles won their ACC tournament pool in their second game against Miami, rendering the Georgia Tech contest essentially meaningless. They fell in the ACC championship game against Virginia, but they will host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ ACC tournament, Durham, N.C.:
Boston College: W 7-2
(23) Miami: W 4-2
(14) Georgia Tech: L 9-2
(16) Virginia: L 6-3
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Tallahassee Regional

11. FLORIDA
Last Week: 1-2. Overall: 39-20, 19-11 in SEC (8-5 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 8-5.
Florida went 1-2 in the SEC tournament but will still host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ SEC tournament, Hoover, Ala.:
Arkansas: L 8-5
(7) Mississippi: W 12-2
Arkansas: L 10-7
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Gainesville Regional

12. MISSISSIPPI
Last Week: 0-2. Overall: 40-17, 20-10 in SEC. (5-6 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 8-4.
The Rebels went two-and-’cue at the SEC tournament but will still host a regional next week.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ SEC tournament, Hoover, Ala.:
Georgia: L 6-3
(9) Florida: L 12-2
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Oxford Regional

13. TEXAS CHRISTIAN
Last Week: 1-2. Overall: 36-16, 15-5 in MWC (9-7 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 10-2.
TCU went 1-2 in the Mountain West Conference tournament but will still host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ MWC tournament, Fort Worth, Texas:
Utah: L 9-7
Brigham Young: W 9-2
Utah: L 6-4
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Fort Worth Regional


14. KANSAS STATE
Last Week: 2-1. Overall: 41-16-1, 14-11-1 in Big 12 (7-8-1 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 7-5.
Kansas State went 2-1 in pool play at the Big 12 tournament but did not reach the championship game due to tiebreakers. The Wildcats reached the 40-win plateau for the first time in school history and will play in their first-ever regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ Big 12 tournament, Oklahoma City:
Kansas: W 5-4
Baylor: W 9-4
(5) Texas: L 4-2
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

15. LOUISVILLE
Last Week: 4-1. Overall: 44-15, 19-7 in Big East (0-0 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-3.
The Cardinals added a Big East tournament title to their regular-season crown. They will host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 19-23: @ Big East tournament, Clearwater, Fla.:
Cincinnati: W 12-2
Notre Dame: W 12-2, L 6-5, W 7-6
Connecticut: W 11-3
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Louisville Regional

16. CLEMSON
Last Week: 1-2. Overall: 40-19, 19-11 in ACC (6-7 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-4.
Clemson lost its first two ACC tournament games but salvaged a win Saturday in a tense extra-innings affair against North Carolina. The Tigers will host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ ACC tournament, Durham, N.C.:
(16) Virginia: L 6-5
Duke: L 10-4
(6) North Carolina: W 4-3 (11 innings)
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Clemson Regional

17. GEORGIA TECH
Last Week: 1-2. Overall: 35-17-1, 17-10-1 in ACC (8-6-1 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-3-1.
The Yellow Jackets dropped their first two games at the ACC tournament, stretching their season-long losing streak to four games, but they rebounded with a win against Florida State after the Seminoles had already clinched a trip to the conference title game. Tech will host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ ACC tournament, Durham, N.C.:
(23) Miami: L 8-6
Boston College: L 7-3
(12) Florida State: W 9-2
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Atlanta Regional

18. EAST CAROLINA
Last Week: 1-2. Overall: 42-17, 17-7 in CUSA (3-4 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 8-3.
The Pirates went 1-2 in the Conference USA tournament but will still host a regional next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ CUSA tournament, Hattiesburg, Miss.:
Central Florida: W 6-3
Southern Mississippi: L 5-2
Tulane: L 3-0
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: Greenville Regional

19. GONZAGA
Last Week: 3-0. Overall: 35-16, 14-7 in WCC (4-2 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 8-1.
The Zags compounded their regular-season WCC title with a sweep of Loyola Marymount in the WCC championship series.
RESULTS
May 19: Washington State: W 8-7
May 22-23: WCC championship series, Spokane, Wash.:
Loyola Marymount: W 4-3, W 14-3
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

20. ALABAMA
Last Week: 0-2. Overall: 37-19, 18-11 in SEC (7-7 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 7-5.
Alabama went 0-2 at the SEC tournament and will hit the road for regionals next weekend. The Crimson Tide suffered a much bigger loss in the LSU game, as Jr. 3B/RHP Jake Smith tore ligaments in his ankle on the final play of the game and will miss the postseason. Brandon May is expected to shift to third base in regionals.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ SEC tournament, Hoover, Ala.:
(25) South Carolina: L 9-5
(2) Louisiana State: L 9-6
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

21. MINNESOTA
Last Week: 3-2. Overall: 38-17, 17-6 in Big Ten (2-1 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 8-1-1.
Minnesota lost its Big Ten tournament opener to Indiana, then ran through the loser’s bracket to reach the championship game, where the Gophers were pounded by the Hoosiers for a second time. Minnesota will travel to regionals next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ Big Ten tournament, Columbus, Ohio:
Indiana: L 12-3
Purdue: W 12-3
Illinois: W 13-4
Ohio State: W 9-6
Indiana: L 13-2
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

22. ELON
Last Week: 3-2. Overall: 40-16, 23-4 in SoCon (1-3 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 10-1.
Elon reached the SoCon tournament finals before falling to Georgia Southern. The Phoenix will be on the road for regionals next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ SoCon tournament, Greenville, S.C.:
Furman: W 10-8
Western Carolina: W 15-7
The Citadel: L 5-1, W 8-7
Georgia Southern: L 7-3
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

23. MISSOURI
Last Week: 2-2. Overall: 34-24, 16-11 in Big 12 (12-14 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 7-4.
Missouri went 2-1 in pool play to reach the Big 12 title game before falling to Texas. The Tigers will be on the road for regionals next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ Big 12 tournament, Oklahoma City:
Texas A&M: W 5-2
Texas Tech: L 4-2
(8) Oklahoma: W 5-4
(5) Texas: L 12-7
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

24. COASTAL CAROLINA
Last Week: 4-1. Overall: 46-14, 21-5 in Big South (1-0 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 7-3.
The Chanticleers added a Big South tournament title to their regular-season crown.
RESULTS
May 20-23: @ Big South tournament, Asheville, N.C.:
Virginia Military Institute: W 9-4
Radford: L 11-7
Liberty: W 7-0
High Point: W 8-4
Winthrop: W 7-1
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

25. MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE
Last Week: 5-1. Overall: 43-16, 21-8 in Sun Belt (0-0 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 10-3.
The Blue Raiders complemented their regular-season Sun Belt title with an SBC tournament championship.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ Sun Belt tournament, Troy, Ala.:
Florida Atlantic: W 12-2
Louisiana-Lafayette: L 5-4, W 17-8
Florida Atlantic: W 12-7
Louisiana-Lafayette: W 6-2
Louisiana-Monroe: W 3-1
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

DROPPED OUT

CAL POLY (19)
Last Week: 2-2. Overall: 37-19, 14-10 in Big West (3-7 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 11-3.
The Mustangs dropped their final regular-season series to UC Riverside and will be on the road for regionals next week.
RESULTS
May 18: Santa Clara: W 5-4
May 22-24: UC Riverside: W 6-5, L 7-6, L 6-5
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

MIAMI (23)
Last Week: 1-2. Overall: 36-20, 18-12 in ACC (7-7 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-4.
Miami won its ACC tournament opener against Georgia Tech but dropped its next two games. The Hurricanes will be on the road for regionals next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ ACC tournament, Durham, N.C.:
(14) Georgia Tech: W 8-6
(12) Florida State: L 4-2
Boston College: L 10-1
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

SOUTH CAROLINA (25)
Last Week: 1-2. Overall: 38-21, 17-13 in SEC (6-6 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-4.
South Carolina won its SEC tournament opener against Alabama before losing its next two games. The Gamecocks will be on the road for regionals next weekend.
RESULTS
May 20-24: @ SEC tournament, Hoover, Ala.:
(18) Alabama: W 9-5
Vanderbilt: L 5-4
(2) Louisiana State: L 4-1
UPCOMING
May 29-June 1: @ NCAA tournament

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