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College baseball rankings: Latest Baseball America poll released; Oregon State jumps to No. 2


The latest Baseball America college baseball poll was released on Monday afternoon, and this week as we end the month of April and head into May, there was a huge change at the top as the Oregon State Beavers are now your new number two team in the country.

After sweeping the rival Oregon Ducks last week in the diamond version of the Civil War, the Beavers finished the week 4-1 overall and were able to make the leap from number five to that two slot, while Cal Poly dropped down to the four spot after a week in which they went 2-2.

Louisiana-Lafayette stayed put where they were last week at number three and the Florida Gators jumped up one spot from six to five.

Here’s a look at the complete rankings for this week:

Team W-L Last Week Previous Ranking
1. Virginia 37-8 4-1 1
2. Oregon State 31-8 4-1 5
3. Louisiana-Lafayette 39-6 3-1 3
4. Cal Poly 36-7 2-2 2
5. Florida 30-15 3-2 6
6. Florida State 33-11 3-2 4
7. Washington 29-10 2-2 7
8. Louisiana State 33-11 3-1 9
9. South Carolina 34-11 4-1 11
10. Miami 32-13 5-0 15
11. Mississippi 33-12 3-1 16
12. Alabama 29-15 1-3 8
13. Louisville 33-11 5-0 13
14. Rice 31-15 2-2 12
15. Indiana 28-12 3-1 18
16. Houston 31-12 2-2 14
17. Texas Christian 30-13 4-0 23
18. Oklahoma State 31-13 2-2 21
19. Texas 32-13 2-2 10
20. Vanderbilt 33-12 4-0 25
21. Texas Tech 35-12 3-1 NR
22. Liberty 35-10 4-1 NR
23. Central Florida 28-16 3-0 NR
24. Mercer 34-11 3-1 NR
25. Kentucky 27-17 1-3 17

 

 

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