DURHAM, N.C—Florida remained atop Baseball America’s Top 25 rankings after winning a home series against No. 25 Cal State Fullerton. Stanford, South Carolina and Arkansas maintained the next three spots after sweeping their season-opening series.
Arizona dropped three spots to No. 8 after losing Saturday against North Dakota State, although the Wildcats still won their series. The biggest droppers of the week were Vanderbilt and UCLA. The Commodores fell seven spots to No. 17 after getting outscored 35-13 in a three-game sweep at Stanford. The Bruins fell eight spots to No. 22 after losing a home series to Maryland.
The biggest upward movers were Arizona State and Miami, who jumped four spots apiece to No. 13 and No. 14, respectively. The Sun Devils and Hurricanes swept their weekend series, and ASU did so emphatically, outscoring Western Michigan 40-2 in three games.
The Titans fell out of the rankings, and Baylor replaced them at No. 25 after sweeping Oral Roberts.
The staff of Baseball America determines the Top 25 rankings.
|COLLEGE TOP 25|
|3. South Carolina||3-0||3-0||3|
|6. Texas A&M||3-0||3-0||7|
|7. Louisiana State||3-0||3-0||8|
|10. North Carolina||2-1||2-1||9|
|11. Georgia Tech||3-1||3-1||12|
|13. Arizona State||3-0||3-0||17|
|15. Texas Christian||1-1||1-1||15|
|18. Florida State||3-0||3-0||20|
|19. Central Florida||3-0||3-0||21|
|21. Oregon State||3-1||3-1||23|
|Dropped out: Cal State Fullerton (25).|