Collegiate Baseball Div 1 Poll (5-23-22)

TENNESSEE NO. 1 IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL POLL

TUCSON, Ariz. — Tennessee (49-7) is ranked No. 1 for the eighth time this season in Collegiate Baseball’s NCAA Division I baseball poll presented by Big League Chew bubble gum.

The Volunteers swept a 3-game series at Mississippi St. over the past weekend and finished with the best regular-season record in the Southeastern Conference at 25-5.

Tennessee leads all NCAA Div. I teams in nine categories, including ERA (2.37), hits allowed per nine innings (6.15), home runs (137), home runs per game (2.45), slugging percentage (613), strikeout-to-walk ratio (604 strikeouts, 134 walks), WHIP (0.95), winning percentage (.875) and walks allowed per nine innings (2.39).

Poll Notes: In key series over the weekend, UCLA took two of three at Oregon St., Virginia Tech. won three straight at home against Duke, Stanford swept a 3-game series at home against Southern California, Arkansas lost two of three at Alabama, Texas A&M won two of three at Ole Miss., Miami (Fla.) won two of three at home against Notre Dame, Louisville won two of three at home against Virginia, LSU swept a 3-game series at Vanderbilt, Texas Tech. lost two of three at home to Oklahoma, Oregon swept a 3-game series at home against Arizona, Oklahoma St. won two of three at Baylor, Connecticut lost three at Georgetown, East Carolina won three against Houston at home, Auburn lost two of three at Kentucky, Florida St. lost three at North Carolina, Rutgers lost two of three at Michigan, Florida won two of three at home against South Carolina, Gonzaga won two of three at San Diego and Grand Canyon swept a 3-game series at home against Seattle.

Several teams have been hot. East Carolina has won 14 straight, Stanford (12), Cal. Poly (11), Texas St. (10), Texas Christian (7), Maryland (7), Virginia Tech. (6) and Grand Canyon (6).

Four teams fell out of the top 30 in Vanderbilt (1-3 last week), Arizona (0-3), Florida St. (0-4) and Rutgers (2-2).

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 May 23, 2022)
Presented Bywww.bigleaguechew.com

Rank Team (Record) Points PVS
  1. Tennessee (49-7) 495 1
  2. Virginia Tech. (40-11) 492 3
  3. Stanford (37-14) 490 4
  4. U.C. Santa Barbara (40-12) 488 5
  5. Oregon St. (41-13) 485 2
  6. Texas A&M (35-17) 483 7
  7. Louisville (38-16-1) 481 9
  8. Arkansas (38-16) 477 6
  9. Texas St. (44-11) 474 10
10. Miami, Fla. (39-16) 472 8
11. East Carolina (38-18) 469 21
12. Texas Christian (35-18) 467 15
13. UCLA (35-20) 463 14
14. Texas Tech. (36-18) 460 12
15. Oklahoma St. (36-18) 457 16
16. Louisiana St. (37-18) 455
17. Oregon (35-21) 452
18. Cal. Poly (35-20) 451
19. Maryland (44-10) 448 22
20. Southern Mississippi (41-14) 445 26
21. Notre Dame (33-13) 443 18
22. Virginia (38-15) 440 19
23. Auburn (37-18) 438 23
24. Georgia (35-20) 435 27
25. Florida (35-20) 433 28
26. Connecticut (43-13) 430 17
27. Mississippi (32-21) 427 20
28. Grand Canyon (39-17) 425 30
29. Gonzaga (34-15) 418 29
30. Iowa (33-17) 416

 

Collegiate Baseball’s
National Players Of The Week
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OF Brayden Jobert, Louisiana St.: Jobert belted 5 home runs with 1 triple and 1 double as he went 8-for-16 over 4 games. In a game against Vanderbilt, he tied the LSU single-game record for RBI with 9 as he blasted a grand slam, 3-run homer and 2-run double.

OF Carson Jones, Virginia Tech.: Jones also hit 5 home runs over 4 games as he went 6-for-14 with 6 runs scored and 8 RBI.

RHP Ian McCole, Saint Joseph’s: McCole fired the fourth solo no-hitter in school history and first since 1970 during an 18-0, 9 inning win over St. Bonaventure. He struck out 6 and walked 1.

CF Brock Jones, Stanford: Jones hit 4 homers, scored 11 runs and recorded 10 RBI over 4 games as he went 10-for-16. He has hit 11 homers in his last 15 games and has hit safely in 19 of his last 21 games.

2B Ethan Stern, Georgetown: Stern belted 4 home runs with 5 runs scored, 8 RBI and went 7-for-16 over 4 games last week as he led Georgetown to its first 3-game sweep over Connecticut since 1995. In the final game of the series, he extended his reached base streak to 31 games.

RHP Nate Dohm, Ball St.: Dohm struck out a career-high 13 batters over 7 innings during a complete game 13-2 win over Miami (Ohio).

SS Brooks Lee, Cal. Poly: Lee homered once in each of his 4 games last week as he went 9-for-19 with 8 RBI. He now has 24 doubles, 15 homers and 54 RBI for the season, all tops in the Big West Conference, while hitting .374.

CF Kyle Huckstorf, Iowa: Huckstorf had a Big Ten record 12 RBI and tied a league record with 6 hits to lead Iowa to a 30-16 win over Indiana. He hit 3 homers as he went 6-for-7 in the contest and scored 4 runs.

1B Andrew Jenkins, Georgia Tech.: Jenkins hit 4 home runs with 2 doubles as he went 10-for-23 with 10 runs scored and 9 RBI. He also swiped 2 bases.

RHP Jimmy Borzone, Dixie St.: Borzone struck out 15 over 2 appearances out of the bullpen. In 3 scoreless innings at Loyola Marymount, he recorded 7 strikeouts with just 1 hit. Several days later, he pitched 3 1/3 innings against California Baptist and struck out 8.