Collegiate Baseball Div. 1 Poll 4-3-17

OREGON ST. NO. 1 IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL POLL

TUCSON, Ariz. — Oregon St. (24-1) is ranked No. 1 for the fourth straight week in Collegiate Baseball’s NCAA Division I poll presented by Big League Chew bubble gum. 

The Beavers have won a school record 19 consecutive games, surpassing their previous record of 18 straight victories set in 1951 and 1962. The streak is the longest active in the nation.

Oregon St. has a remarkable 1.68 team ERA with 204 strikeouts and 59 walks over 25 games.

Poll Notes: In key series over the past weekend, Oregon St. swept a 3-game series at Stanford, Louisville won two of three at Virginia, Texas Tech. lost two of three at Oklahoma, North Carolina swept a 3-game series at Florida St., Auburn won two of three at home against South Carolina, Florida swept a 3-game series at Missouri, LSU lost two of three at home against Texas A&M, Arizona swept a 3-game series at home against Southern California, Kentucky won two of three at home against Vanderbilt, Wake Forest won two of three at Miami (Fla.), Central Florida won two of three at home against Houston and Mississippi St. won three straight at Ole Miss.

Several teams have impressive winning streaks. Oregon St. has won 19 straight, St. John’s (9), Texas Christian (8) and Mississippi St. (7). Defending national champion Coastal Carolina has won 8 of its last 10.

Six teams fell out of the top 30 in Florida St. (lost 4 in a row last week), Missouri (0-4), Stanford (1-3), Houston (2-2), Baylor (1-3), Long Beach St. (3-2). New to the poll is Mississippi St. (19-10, 7 straight wins), San Diego (19-6, 4 wins in a row), Coastal Carolina (19-10, winners of 8 of their last 10), Central Florida (22-7, won two of three against Houston), Kent St. (17-8, 5-1 Mid-American Conference), Connecticut (16-9, won three straight at East Carolina).

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

 

Collegiate Baseball NCAA Div. I Poll
(As of April 3, 2017)
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Rank Team (2017 Record) Points Pvs
  1. Oregon St. (24-1) 498 1
  2. Louisville (24-3) 496 2
  3. Texas Christian (22-5) 494 3
  4. St. John’s (21-2) 492 5
  5. Clemson (24-5) 490 6
  6. North Carolina (22-6) 487 7
  7. Texas Tech. (25-6) 484 4
  8. Auburn (23-7) 482 10
  9. Florida Gulf Coast (24-5) 477 9
10. Florida (20-9) 475 11
11. South Carolina (19-8) 474 8
12. Oklahoma (25-6) 472 15
13. Arizona (20-7) 470 16
14. Arkansas (22-6) 468 17
15. Kentucky (21-8) 466 20
16. Cal. St. Fullerton (17-10) 462 14
17. Southern Mississippi (24-5) 460 23
18. Maryland (18-8) 457 26
19. Mississippi State (19-10) 453
20. San Diego (19-6) 451
21. Wake Forest (21-8) 449 28
22. Louisiana State (19-10) 446 13
23. Virginia (21-8) 444 21
24. Vanderbilt (18-11) 442 22
25. Michigan (22-6) 441 27
26. Coastal Carolina (19-10) 435
27. Central Florida (22-7) 434
28. Oregon (17-8) 432 24
29. Kent State (17-8) 429
30. Connecticut (16-9) 426


Collegiate Baseball’s

National Players Of The Week

  • OF Keaton Kringlen, Brigham Young: Kringlen belted 4 home runs with 14 RBI over 4 games last week as he went 8-for-14 at the plate with 6 runs scored. His most noteworthy game was against St. Mary’s as he hit 3 home runs and recorded 7 RBI.
  • OF Kyle Jackson, Elon: Jackson hit 4 home runs with 14 RBI over four games as he went 7-for-15 at the plate. He also delivered 2 doubles and scored 6 runs.
  • LHP Bryan Sammons, Western Carolina: Sammons struck out 14 batters over 7 2/3 innings during a 4-3 win over The Citadel.
  • LHP Tyler Holton, Florida St.: Holton did not allow a hit in seven innings against North Carolina and struck out 8 batters as the Seminoles ultimately fell to the Tar Heels, 5-2 in 11 innings.
  • LHP Oliver Jaskie, Michigan: Jaskie struck out a career-high 12 batters over 6 innings during a 10-6 win over Penn State. He only walked two batters.
  • RHP Josh Winder, Virginia Military Institute: Winder struck out 12 batters during a complete game 3-hit shutout over Samford, 4-0. He only walked one. Winder also threw his third straight complete game.