USC Gamecocks Baseball

January 27, 2014

Gamecocks No. 7 in two preseason baseball polls

South Carolina is ranked No. 7 in the Baseball America Preseason Top 25 and Perfect Game Preseason College Top 25 announced on Monday.

South Carolina is ranked No. 7 in the Baseball America Preseason Top 25 and Perfect Game Preseason College Top 25 announced on Monday.

The Gamecocks begin the 2014 season on Friday, Feb. 14 in the first game of a three-game series at Carolina Stadium.

In the Baseball America poll, USC is one of eight SEC schools to be ranked in the preseason poll, and the highest ranked of all the SEC squads.

In the Perfect Game rankings, Mississippi State is one spot ahead of the Gamecocks.

USC was ranked No. 14 in the Collegiate Baseball preseason poll that was released in December.

Baseball America Preseason Top 25

Team 2013 Record 2013 Rank
1. Virginia 50-12 11
2. Oregon State 52-13 4
3. Indiana 49-16 7
4. Cal State Fullerton 51-10 10
5. North Carolina State 50-16 6
6. Florida State 47-17 12
7. South Carolina 43-20 14
8. Mississippi State 51-20 2
9. Louisiana State 57-11 5
10. Vanderbilt 54-12 9
11. Oregon 48-16 17
12. UCLA 49-17 1
13. Clemson 40-22 NR
14. Louisiana-Lafayette 43-20 NR
15. Rice 44-20 16
16. Miami 37-25 NR
17. North Carolina 59-12 3
18. Texas 27-24 NR
19. Texas Christian 29-28 NR
20. Louisville 51-14 8
21. Alabama 35-28 NR
22. Kansas State 45-19 13
23. Florida 29-30 NR
24. Texas A&M 34-19 NR
25. Arkansas 39-22 18

Perfect Game Preseason College Top 25

Team Final 2013 record Final 2013 ranking
1. Virginia 50-12 11
2. Cal State Fullerton 51-10 8
3. Oregon State 52-13 4
4. Florida State 47-17 10
5. Indiana 49-16 8
6. Mississippi State 51-20 2
7. South Carolina 43-20 13
8. UCLA 49-17 1
9. Oregon 48-16 17
10. North Carolina State 50-16 7
11. Vanderbilt 54-12 10
12. Louisiana State 57-11 5
13. North Carolina 59-12 3
14. Clemson 40-22 NR
15. Florida 29-30 NR
16. Louisville 51-14 9
17. Rice 44-20 16
18. Arizona State 37-22 21
19. Texas A&M 34-29 NR
20. Miami (Fla.) 37-25 NR
21. Alabama 35-28 NR
22. Kansas State 45-19 14
23. Oklahoma State 41-19 23
24. Florida Atlantic 42-22 20
25. Texas 27-24 NR

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