Gamecocks fall three spots in Baseball America Top 25

04/07/2014 11:58 AM

04/07/2014 12:09 PM

South Carolina dropped three spots to No. 5 in the newest Baseball America Top 25 that was released Monday.

The Gamecocks (26-5) were 2-2 last week, defeating Appalachian State and taking one game in a weekend series against Arkansas.

USC plays Furman at Fluor Field in Greenville at 7 p.m. Tuesday, then hosts Florida next weekend. The Gators (20-12) were 1-3 last week, losing a weekend series against Kentucky, and dropped two spots to No. 15.

The Wildcats jumped to No. 12 from No. 22.

Florida State, coming off a 4-0 week that included a sweep of Notre Dame, remained No. 1 for the third straight week.

The staff of Baseball America determines the Top 25 rankings.

Team W-L Last Wk    Prev. Rank
1. Florida State 26-5 4-0 1
2. Virginia 27-5 4-1 3
3. Louisiana-Lafayette    30-3 4-0 4
4. Cal Poly 25-5 3-1 5
5. South Carolina 26-5 2-2 2
6. Oregon State 25-6 4-0 6
7. Texas 26-7 4-0 8
8. Houston 25-6 3-1 10
9. Washington 22-6 2-1 14
10. Alabama 22-9 3-1 15
11. Vanderbilt 25-8 2-2 7
12. Kentucky 22-10 3-1 22
13. Louisville 23-8 2-2 11
14. Clemson 20-10    3-1 16
15. Florida 20-12 1-3 13
16. Louisiana State 24-8 4-0 20
17. Mississippi State 20-13 0-3 9
18. Cal State Fullerton 16-11 2-1 18
19. Mississippi 25-8 4-0 23
20. UNLV 22-9 3-1 25
21. Rice 22-12 1-3 12
22. UC Santa Barbara 20-7 1-2 17
23. Indiana 17-10 2-0 24
24. Miami 21-12 4-0 NR
25. Oregon 22-10 3-2 19

Dropped Out: UCLA (21)

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