Clemson No. 6 in Collegiate Baseball

Clemson No. 6 in Collegiate Baseball

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Clemson No. 6 in Collegiate Baseball

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TUCSON, Ariz. – The University of Florida has been ranked No. 1 in the first regular season “Collegiate Baseball” newspaper NCAA Division I baseball
poll.

The Gators (3-0) won three straight home games against South Florida to start the season and outscored the Bulls, 16-3 over the 3-game set. Over 27
innings, the Gator pitching staff gave up three runs, struck out 31 batters and walked only two.

Pre-Season No. 1 ranked Texas Christian (2-1) slipped to third after winning two of three against Kansas. TCU’s lone loss was a 14-inning, 4-3 setback as
the Horned Frogs left 18 runners on base.

No. 2 UCLA (3-0) started the season with two shutouts in its first three games against San Francisco. The Bruins limited the Dons to one unearned run
and 12 hits over 27 innings.

Poll Notes: In key series over the weekend, Vanderbilt started the season with a 4-0 record. Three of the wins were against San Diego while the fourth
was against San Diego St. Oregon dropped two of three at Hawaii. Stanford won two of three at Rice. Cal. St. Fullerton lost once to North Carolina and
split two against Long Beach St. North Carolina (4-0) started the season on the road with wins against Cal. St. Fullerton, Southern California, Missouri
and Cal. Poly.

The “Collegiate Baseball” newspaper poll is the oldest college baseball poll. Its birth took place during the 1957 college baseball season.

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s 
NCAA Div. I Poll
(As of Feb. 21, 2011) 
Rank School (Record)  Points Previous
1. Florida (3-0)   495  2
2. UCLA (3-0)   494  3
3. Texas Christian (2-1) 492  1
4. Vanderbilt (4-0)  490  5
5. Oklahoma (4-0)   489  6
6. Clemson (2-1)   484  4
7. Texas (3-1)   481  7
8. Texas A&M (3-0)  480  8
9. Stanford (2-1)   476  10
10. Arizona St. (3-0)  473  11

11. Florida St. (3-0)  471  13
12. South Carolina (3-0) 469  14
13. Louisiana St. (3-0)  467  15
14. Virginia (3-0)  464  17
15. Oregon (1-2)   460  9
16. Louisville (3-0)  458  20
17. Arizona (3-0)   455  22
18. North Carolina (4-0) 453  27
19. Cal. St. Fullerton (1-2) 450  12
20. Miami, Fla. (2-1)  449  18

21. Georgia Tech. (2-1)  447  19
22. Rice (1-2)   446  21
23. Wichita St. (3-0)  444  23
24. Coastal Carolina (3-1) 441  24
25. Connecticut (1-2)  438  16
26. Auburn (2-1)   435  25
27. Arkansas (3-0)  434  32
28. Fresno St. (2-0)  431  29
29. St. John’s (2-1)  428  26
30. U.C. Irvine (3-0)  426  34
Hawaii (2-1)  426  38

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