UVA ranked #3 in Collegiate Baseball preseason poll

uva baseballThird-ranked UVA leads seven Atlantic Coast Conference baseball teams in collegiate baseball Newspaper’s preseason poll, tied for the most from any conference.

Virginia reached the College World Series Finals in 2014. No. 11 Florida State is joined by league newcomer and 12th-ranked Louisville and No. 14 Miami in the top 15.

No. 24 North Carolina is followed by defending league champion Georgia Tech at No. 26 and Clemson at No. 28.

For the full release from Collegiate Baseball, visit: http://www.baseballnews.com.

Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division I Pre-Season Poll
1. Vanderbilt (51-21)
2. Texas Christian (48-18)
3. Virginia (53-16)
4. Louisiana St. (46-16-1)
5. Oklahoma St. (48-18)
6. Florida (40-23)
7. Texas (46-21)
8. Houston (48-18)
9. Texas Tech (45-21)
10. UCLA (25-30-1)
11. Florida St. (43-17)
12. Louisville (50-17)
13. Cal. Poly (47-12)
14. Miami, Fla. (44-19)
15. Oregon (44-20)
16. U.C. Santa Barbara (34-17-1)
17. Cal. St. Fullerton (34-24)
18. Stanford (35-26)
19. Arizona St. (33-24)
20. Mississippi St. (39-24)
21. South Carolina (44-18)
22. Rice (42-20)
23. Liberty (41-18)
24. North Carolina (35-27)
25. College of Charleston (44-19)
26. Georgia Tech (37-27)
27. Kennesaw St. (40-24)
28. Clemson (36-25)
29. St. John’s (35-20)
30. Kent St. (36-23)
31. Ball St. (39-18)
32. Wichita St. (31-28)
33. Tennessee (31-23)
34. San Diego (34-20)
35. Loyola Marymount (32-24)
36. Arkansas (40-25)
37. Maryland (40-23)
38. Nebraska (41-21)
39. U.C. Irvine (41-25)
40. Illinois (32-21)

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