Five ACC Baseball Teams Ranked in USA Today/ESPN Preseason Poll

Jan. 27, 2011

  • USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Coaches Baseball Poll
  • GREENSBORO, N.C – Clemson holds a No. 5 preseason ranking in the 2011 USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Coaches Poll released on Thursday, and a five ACC teams are ranked among the top 19.

    The Tigers are joined by Florida State at No. 11, Virginia at No. 14, Miami at No. 18 and Georgia Tech at No. 19. All five programs made the NCAA Tournament field in 2010 and were joined by North Carolina, NC State and Virginia Tech to give the ACC a record eight teams in postseason play. Clemson and Florida State reached the College World Series at Omaha, Neb.

    ACC teams open their seasons Feb. 18 and conclude regular-season play May 21. The ACC Baseball Championship will be held May 25-29 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, N.C.