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Mar 3, 2014 6:04 PM by UL Sports Information

Cajuns Baseball Ascends To No. 7 In Baseball America Poll

LAFAYETTE, La. - The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team moved up in four of the five national polls on Monday including a 10-spot jump in the Perfect Game rankings to 14th with the squad's highest ranking coming in the Baseball America Top 25 at No. 7.

 

The seventh place ranking in the Baseball America poll is the on spot off of the highest ranking ever in the poll dating back to April 3, 2000.

 

The Cajuns (10-2) also moved up two spots to 11th in the Collegiate Baseball Top 25 and five spots to 15th in NCBWA Poll. The USA Today Coaches' Poll has not released a midseason poll as of yet, but the Cajuns were 24th in their preseason poll.

 

Louisiana is set to host four games at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field this week to close out a seven-game home stand. The Cajuns open the week with Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday at 6 p.m. before a three-game series with Texas Southern starting on Friday at 6 p.m.

 

Season tickets are still available for baseball and can be purchased on RaginCajuns.com or at the Cajundome box office. For more information call (337) 265-2357.

 

Baseball America Top 25

 

Team W-L Last Week Previous Ranking

1. Virginia 9-2 3-1 1

2. Florida State 8-1 2-1 2

3. South Carolina 10-0 3-0 3

4. Cal State Fullerton 7-3 3-0 5

5. Oregon State 9-3 3-1 4

6. North Carolina State 9-2 3-1 6

7. Louisiana 10-2 3-1 10

8. Vanderbilt 10-2 3-2 8

9. LSU 9-2 2-2 7

10. Texas 9-3 4-0 15

11. Cal Poly 8-2 2-1 13

12. Mississippi State 10-4 6-0 18

13. UCLA 7-4 3-1 13

14. Oregon 8-3 1-3 9

15. Clemson 6-4 1-3 11

16. Miami 5-5 1-2 16

17. Indiana 4-5 2-0 17

18. Rice 7-5 1-3 12

19. Louisville 8-3 3-1 20

20. Sam Houston State 10-2 3-1 NR

21. North Carolina 7-3 4-0 22

22. Texas Christian 7-4 1-3 16

23. Kentucky 9-2 4-0 NR

24. Fresno State 9-2 3-0 NR

25. Mississippi 11-1 5-0 NR

 

Dropped out: Alabama, Texas A&M, Arkansas, Florida

 

NCBWA Poll

 

Rank-School-2014 Record-Previous Rank

1 Virginia Atlantic Coast 9-2 1

2 Florida State ACC 8-1 2

3 South Carolina Southeastern 10-0 6

4 Cal State Fullerton Big West 7-3 9

5 Oregon State Pac-12 9-3 7

6 Vanderbilt SEC 10-2 4

7 LSU SEC 9-2 3

8 NC State ACC 9-2 8

9 UCLA Pac-12 7-4 13

10 Louisville American Athletic 8-3 12

11 Oregon Pac-12 8-3 5

12 Mississippi State SEC 10-4 15

13 Oklahoma State Big 12 10-2 14

14 Cal Poly Big West 8-2 17

15 Louisiana Sun Belt 10-2 20

16 North Carolina ACC 7-3 21

17 Ole Miss SEC 11-1 24

18 Rice Conference USA 7-5 10

19 Clemson ACC 6-4 11

20 Texas Big 12 9-3 27

21 TCU Big 12 7-4 16

22 Kentucky SEC 9-2 30

23 Miami (Fla.) ACC 5-5 19

24 Arizona State Pac-12 6-4 29

25 Texas A&M SEC 7-4 18

26 Indiana Big Ten 4-5 25

27 Arkansas SEC 7-2 22

28 Sam Houston State Southland 10-2 NR

29 College of Charleston Colonial 10-1 NR

30 Texas Tech Big 12 9-3 26

 

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (5-5), California (6-2), Dallas Baptist (9-2), Florida (6-6), Florida Atlantic (8-3), FIU (11-1), Fresno State (9-2), Georgia Southern (10-2), Houston (8-2), Illinois (6-4), Iowa (9-1), Kansas (11-1), Kansas State (4-7), Maryland (8-2), Memphis (10-1), New Mexico (8-3-1), Ohio State (7-3), Oklahoma (7-4), San Diego (8-1), Seton Hall (7-2), Southern California (8-2), Tennessee (10-0), Tennessee Tech (11-1), Tulane (8-2), UC Irvine (8-3), UC Santa Barbara (7-1), VCU (10-1), VMI (7-3), Western Carolina (7-2), Wichita State (7-3).

 

Dropped Out: Florida (23), Alabama (28)

 

By conference: SEC 8, ACC 6, Big 12 4, Pac-12 4, Big West 2, American 1, Big Ten 1, Colonial 1, C-USA 1, SLC 1, SBC 1.

 

Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division I Poll

 

Rank Team (2014 Record) Points Pvs

1. South Carolina (10-0) 495 5

2. Florida St. (8-1) 491 2

3. Cal. St. Fullerton (7-3) 489 10

4. Louisiana St. (9-2) 487 1

5. Virginia (9-2) 484 6

6. Vanderbilt (10-2) 481 4

7. N.C. State (9-2) 479 7

8. Oregon St. (9-3) 477 8

9. Oregon (8-3) 475 3

10. Louisville (8-3) 472 9

11. Louisiana (10-2) 470 13

12. Oklahoma St. (10-2) 467 11

13. Cal. Poly (8-2) 465 14

14. Mississippi St. (10-4) 462 18

15. North Carolina (7-3) 459 19

16. UCLA (7-4) 455 20

17. Texas (9-3) 453 24

18. Mississippi (11-1) 451 25

19. Tennessee (10-0) 450 28

20. Miami, Fla. (5-5) 447 17

21. Florida International (11-1) 444 30

22. Seton Hall (7-2) 441 -

23. Kentucky (9-2) 439 -

24. San Diego (8-1) 437 -

25. Fresno St. (9-2) 434 -

26. Kansas (11-1) 432 -

27. Arkansas (7-2) 430 27

28. Texas Christian (7-4) 428 12

29. Rice (7-5) 426 15

30. Clemson (6-4) 423 16

 

Perfect Game College Top 25

 

Rk Team Overall record Prev

1 Virginia 9-2 1

2 Florida State 8-1 2

3 Cal State Fullerton 7-3 3

4 South Carolina 10-0 4

5 Vanderbilt 10-2 5

6 Oregon State 9-3 6

7 North Carolina State 9-2 8

8 Mississippi State 10-4 10

9 Cal Poly 8-2 13

10 UCLA 7-4 14

11 Louisiana State 9-2 9

12 Oregon 8-3 7

13 Louisville 8-3 16

14 Louisiana 10-2 24

15 North Carolina 7-3 17

16 Clemson 6-4 11

17 Rice 7-5 12

18 Florida Atlantic 8-3 20

19 Texas 9-3 NR

20 Miami (Fla.) 5-5 15

21 Indiana 4-5 22

22 Kentucky 9-2 25

23 Oklahoma State 10-2 23

24 Fresno State 9-2 NR

25 Sam Houston State 10-2 NR

 

 

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