Alabama Baseball Moves up to No. 22 in Latest Baseball America Poll

The Crimson Tide moves up three spots after sweeping McNeese State this past weekend
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — After its opening weekend sweep of McNeese State, Alabama baseball moved up in the latest rankings.

The Crimson Tide started the season at No. 25, but with its 3-0 record inched up three spots to No. 22 according to the latest Baseball America poll.

A total of nine SEC teams rank in the top 25, with Alabama being the lowest on the list. Along with new-No. 1 team Ole Miss, Vanderbilt landed at No. 4 while Arkansas was at No. 6. Just behind the Razorbacks was Florida at No. 7, and behind it Mississippi State at No. 8.

The final three SEC teams ranked above Alabama were No. 13 LSU, No. 16 South Carolina and No. 17 Tennessee.

Baseball America Top 25

(Ranking, team)

1. Ole Miss

2. Virginia

3. Miami

4. Vanderbilt

5. Louisville

6. Arkansas

7. Florida

8. Mississippi State

9. Florida State

10. Texas Christian

11. Duke

12. Texas Tech

13. LSU 

14. UCLA

15. North Carolina State

16. South Carolina

17. Tennessee

18. Texas

19. UC Santa Barbara

20. Michigan

21. Georgia Tech

22. Alabama

23. Arizona

24. East Carolina

25. Oklahoma

Teams leaving the top 25: Central Florida

Collegiate Baseball Rankings 

Rank Team (Record) Points PVS

  1. Miami, Fla. (2-1) 495 6

  2. Vanderbilt (0-0) 493 2

  3. Florida (1-2) 491 1

  4. Mississippi (2-0) 490 5

  5. Arkansas (2-0) 486 22

  6. Louisville (3-0) 485 11

  7. Georgia (3-1) 483 12

  8. U.C. Santa Barbara (2-1) 478 8

  9. UCLA (1-2) 476 3

10. Texas Tech. (0-2) 473 4

11. Louisiana St. (1-1) 470 7

12. Mississippi St. (1-1 468 9

13. N.C. State (2-0) 465 13

14. Virginia (2-1) 463 14

15. Arizona St. (2-1) 460 15

16. East Carolina (3-0) 457 16

17. Oklahoma St. (1-0) 455 17

18. Michigan (0-0) 453 18

19. Texas Christian (1-1) 450 19

20. South Carolina (3-0) 448 21

21. Dallas Baptist (2-0) 446 24

22. Clemson (3-0) 445 25

23. Alabama (3-0) 444 27

24. Arizona (1-2) 442 10

25. Florida St. (2-1) 440 28

26. Auburn (3-0) 439 37

27. Tennessee (3-0) 437 35

28. Duke (2-1) 434 36

29. San Francisco (2-1) 431 —

30. Ball St. (2-1) 428 —