Gamecocks, Commodores atop baseball polls

GoGamecocks staff reportsApril 11, 2011 

South Carolina Gamecocks Scott Wingo (8) is congratulated by South Carolina Gamecocks Christian Walker (13), and South Carolina Gamecocks Peter Mooney (6) after Wingo hit a home-run during first inning action Tuesday night against USC Upstate.

TRACY GLANTZ — tglantz@thestate.com

South Carolina and its upcoming SEC opponent Vanderbilt are still at the top of the national baseball rankings.

The Gamecocks are No. 3 again this week in the Baseball America Top 25 and Collegiate Baseball poll.

Baseball America has the Commodores No. 1 again; Collegiate Baseball has Vandy No. 2 behind Virginia.

South Carolina swept Tennessee this past weekend and has won nine straight games. Vanderbilt extended its winning streak to 10 games with a sweep of SEC West leader Alabama.

The Gamecocks travel to The Citadel on Tuesday. Vanderbilt comes to Columbia on Friday for a three-game series.

Baseball America Top 25

Rk. Team W-L Last Week Prev.
1. Vanderbilt 30-3 4-0 1
2. Virginia 31-3 3-1 2
3. South Carolina 26-5 4-0 3
4. Florida 26-7 2-2 4
5. Texas A&M 24-8 2-2 6
6. Texas 24-8 3-1 8
7. North Carolina 29-5 3-1 16
8. Cal State Fullerton 23-9 3-1 12
9. Oregon State 24-7 4-0 19
10. Arizona State 22-9 1-3 5
11. Florida State 23-9 2-2 7
12. Texas Christian 22-10 4-1 15
13. Fresno State 22-5 2-2 9
14. Oklahoma 24-8 2-2 10
15. Georgia Tech 24-9 1-3 14
16. California 20-9 1-3 13
17. Stanford 15-9 2-2 11
18. Troy 25-6 3-1 20
19. Oklahoma State 24-8 3-1 23
20. Arizona 22-11 2-2 22
21. Stetson 25-7 3-0 25
22. Southern Mississippi 23-8 1-3 18
23. UCLA 16-11 2-2 24
24. Alabama 21-13 0-4 21
25. Arkansas 23-8 4-0 NR

Collegiate Baseball Poll

RecordPtsPvs
1. Virginia31-34951
2. Vanderbilt30-34942
3. South Carolina26-54933
4. Texas24-84916
5. Florida26-74894
6. North Carolina29-54869
7. Cal State Fullerton23-948410
8. Texas A&M24-84827
9. Georgia Tech24-94798
10. Oregon State24-747520
11. TCU22-1047215
12. UCLA16-1146916
13. Arizona State22-94675
14. Fresno State22-546611
15. Florida State23-946412
16. Oklahoma24-846213
17. Arkansas23-845925
18. Oklahoma State24-8457
19. Miami21-11454
20. California20-945217
21. Stanford15-945018
22. Arizona22-1144821
23. Troy25-644522
24. Gonzaga19-9-144424
25. Southern Miss.23-844214
26. Rice23-1344123
27. Connecticut17-11-143929
28. Georgia18-1543730
29. Stetson25-7436
30. Charlotte26-6434

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