By Matthew Tallarini
World Baseball Network
The newest Division1baseball.com Top 25 rankings were released yesterday, with Louisiana State University remaining No. 1 in the nation at 18-2. The University of Mississippi slipped from No. 3 in the country to 13th at 14-6 after getting swept by Vanderbilt University in a three-game series and losing last Tuesday to Jackson State University. The University of Tennessee dropped from No. 2 in the nation to 12th after losing two games against University of Missouri.
Wake Forest University improved from No. 4 last week to No. 2 at 18-3. The University of Florida improved from fifth in the country to third at 18-4. Vanderbilt University climbed from No. 6 in the nation to fourth at 16-5. The University of Arkansas, 18-2, climbed from seventh in the country last week to fifth.
UCLA improves from 13th in the country to No. 7 after sweeping the University of Arizona in a three-game series this past weekend. Texas Tech, 18-4, improved from 22nd in the nation to 14th at 18-4 after beating Oklahoma State University 8-7 on Friday and 12-1 on Sunday, winning two games in the three-game series.
Boston College cracked the top 25 this week with a 14-3 record, winning beating Florida State University Saturday 4-2 and Sunday 8-2 and. The University of Miami entered the top 25 this week after beating Florida International University 7-3 on Wednesday and sweeping their three-games set with the University of Virginia, with a 4-3 win on Friday and taking both ends of their doubleheader on Saturday, 12-9 and 21-6.
Texas A&M, 14-6, dropped from 15th to 21st, losing two of three games to Louisiana State University. The University of Missouri cracked the top 25 for this first time this season at No. 22, as did the University of Kentucky at No. 23, West Virginia University at No. 24, and Grand Canyon as the 25th-ranked program.
World Baseball Network will provide the rankings of the 2023 NCAA Division I baseball season from D1Baseball.com.
|Rank||Team||Overall Record||Record Last Week||Previous Rank|
|19||Florida Gulf Coast||16-4||2-1||20|