Collegiate Baseball Div 1 Poll (3-14-22)

VANDERBILT NO. 1 IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL POLL

TUCSON, Ariz. — Vanderbilt (13-2) is ranked No. 1 for the first time this season in Collegiate Baseball’s NCAA Division I baseball poll presented by Big League Chew bubble gum.

The Commodores replaced Texas which had been No. 1 for the first four polls of the year. The Longhorns lost three times last week. Texas split two with Texas St. and then lost two of three at South Carolina.

Vanderbilt has won 12 straight and features a team ERA of 1.94 with 185 strikeouts and 48 walks and an offense that is averaging 8.3 runs per game.

Poll Notes: In key series over the weekend, Stanford lost two of three at home against Oregon, Virginia took two of three at Duke, Notre Dame won two at N.C. State, Georgia Tech. swept a 3-game series at home against Virginia Tech. and Southern California won two of three at UCLA.

Several teams have been hot. Beside Vanderbilt winning 12 straight, Purdue has won 14 in a row, Old Dominion 10 consecutive, Notre Dame 9 straight and Tennessee 7 in a row.

Two teams fell out of the top 30 in UCLA (2-2 last week) and Tulane (0-4).

The Collegiate Baseball newspaper poll is the oldest college baseball poll. Its birth took place during the 1959 college baseball season.

Collegiate Baseball’s
NCAA Div. I Baseball Poll
(As of March 14, 2022)
Presented Bywww.bigleaguechew.com

Rank Team (Record) Points PVS
  1. Vanderbilt (13-2) 494 2
  2. Tennessee (15-1) 492 3
  3. Oregon St. (11-2) 488 4
  4. Louisiana St. (13-3) 486 6
  5. Virginia (14-1) 485 7
  6. Texas (13-4) 483 1
  7. Notre Dame (11-1) 481 8
  8. Georgia Tech. (13-3) 479 9
  9. Mississippi (13-2) 477 10
10. Georgia (13-3) 475 11
11. North Carolina (12-2) 474 14
12. Liberty (12-2) 470 12
13. Florida (13-4) 469 13
14. Stanford (9-5) 465 5
15. Texas St. (14-3) 461 17
16. Arizona (12-4) 459 18
17. Texas Tech. (14-3) 457 19
18. Arkansas (11-3) 456 20
19. Purdue (14-0) 453 21
20. Clemson (14-1) 452
21. Old Dominion (13-1) 448 25
22. Florida St. (10-5) 445 22
23. Miami, Fla. (11-4) 443 23
24. Gonzaga (11-4) 441 15
25. Southern California (11-3) 439
26. Oklahoma St. (9-6) 436 16
27. Connecticut (11-2) 434 27
28. Texas Christian (11-4) 431 28
29. Maryland (12-2) 429 29
30. U.C. Santa Barbara (10-4) 426 30


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RHP Collin Horton, New Orleans: Horton struck out 16 Youngstown St. batters during a 1-0 win. He threw 8 2/3 innings of no-hit ball before it was spoiled by Braeden O’Shaughnessy with a single through the left side. Horton was then taken out after only allowing that single as he tossed 124 pitches.

RF John Wuthrich, Texas St.: Wuthrich belted 4 home runs in 5 games, scored 6 runs and recorded 7 RBI as he went 7-for-22 at the plate.

3B Chase Estep, Kentucky: Estep homered in 4 of 5 games played, scored 8 runs and collected 7 RBI with 20 total bases. He also has a 15-game hitting streak and has reached base in 16 consecutive contests.

LHP Adam Tulloch, Arizona St.: Tulloch fanned 13 San Francisco batters during an 8-5 win over 7 innings with no walks.

RF/3B Jacob Berry, Louisiana St.: Berry went 9-for-18 at the plate with 3 homers, 1 double, 7 RBI and 7 runs scored. He has belted home runs in 4 of his last 5 games.

C Daniel Susac, Arizona: Susac hit 3 home runs, 2 doubles, scored 5 runs and collected 11 RBI as he went 10-for-19 at the plate in 4 games.

LHP/1B Cameron Jones, Georgia St.: The 2-way standout belted 2 home runs with 6 RBI and also earned 2 saves on the mound over 4 games. He pitched 4 scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts and no walks. At the plate, he also was 7-for-19 with 2 doubles and scored 6 runs.

LHP Carter Holton, Vanderbilt: Holton struck out a season-high 13 Wagner batters over 6 shutout innings and only surrendered 1 hit. He recorded multiple strikeouts in each of his 6 innings while striking out the side in the third frame.  

3B Cayden Wallace, Arkansas: Wallace collected 13 RBI as he went 6-for-18 with 3 homers and 6 runs scored over 4 games.

C Andrew Cossetti, Saint Joseph’s: Cossetti went 4-for-9 with 3 home runs, a double, 4 runs scored and 8 RBI during a doubleheader against Radford.

RHP Garrett Saylor, East Carolina: In 4 relief appearances, he struck out 16 batters while not allowing a walk in 9 innings of work. Against Saint Mary’s, he tossed 7 innings and surrendered 3 hits with 11 strikeouts.

DH Kade Self, Oklahoma Baptist: Self belted 4 home runs, 2 doubles, 1 triple with 16 RBI and 25 total bases during a 3-game series at East Central as he collected 9 hits.

OF/C Jared Dickey, Tennessee: Dickey had 11 hits over 5 games as he belted 3 homers, 3 doubles, 1 triple and collected 25 total bases with 7 RBI and scored 11 runs.

LHP Ross Dunn, Florida St.: Dunn fanned 14 Wake Forest batters over 7 innings and only allowed 4 hits.

RF Carter Trice, Old Dominion: Trice belted 3 home runs with 8 runs scored and 9 RBI over 4 games as he went 6-for-17.

OF Jacob Melton, Oregon St.: Melton went 7-for-14 at the plate with 3 homers and 8 RBI over 3 games. All 3 of his home runs were opposite field.