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With 298 Division I college baseball programs, it isn't easy to break into the Top 25 recruiting class rankings. Narrowing down the field is a difficult task that always leaves some impressive classes off the list. With that in mind, here are 10 more teams that fell just outside the Top 25, listed in alphabetical order.
The Knights lost to the draft or graduation 15 players from last year's team that won the American Athletic Conference championship. UCF will reload with a 20-man class that went heavy on junior college players to replace some of the experience it lost. Righthander Jordan Spicer (No. 144 on the BA 500) leads the junior college transfers. His lively fastball sits in the low 90s and he pairs it with an above-average slider. Righthander Jarrett Montgomery has a solid four-pitch arsenal and has a competitive makeup that could play well either as a starter or reliever. Outfielder Brody Wofford and infielder Tyler Osik, the son of former big leaguer Keith Osik, helped Chipola (Fla.) JC win the national championship this spring. Wofford has a smooth lefthanded swing, while Osik adds pop to the lineup. Righthander Daniel Litchfield comes to UCF as a sophomore after a solid spring at St. Johns River (Fla.) JC and winning the Florida Collegiate League's Cy Young award this summer. He throws in the low 90s and has an athletic, projectable build. Among the prep players in the class, outfielder Dalton Wingo (No. 461) stands out for raw tools. He has a mature approach at the plate, at least average raw power and plus speed, giving him a chance to quickly make an impact in the lineup.