Seven ACC Squads Ranked in Collegiate Baseball Poll


GREENSBORO, N.C. – Seven Atlantic Coast Conference baseball teams are ranked in Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s preseason poll, tied for the most from any conference.

The ACC is led in the poll by No. 3 Virginia, which 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.

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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)