TUSCON, Ariz. -- One day after sweeping its Gulf South Conference opening series on the road, West Florida moved up two spots to No. 2 in the first Collegiate Baseball Division II poll of the regular season.The Argonauts (8-2, 3-0 GSC) were ranked No. 4 in the preseason poll after finishing the 2013 season ranked No. 5. UWF finished 39-14 with a loss to eventual national champion Tampa in the South Region championship after beating the Spartans earlier that day.
Tampa (7-1) remained No. 1 in the most recent poll, and GSC opponent Valdosta State (9-0, 3-0) moved up from No. 21 to No. 4. UWF hosts VSU this weekend.
Florida Tech and Nova Southeastern ranked No. 8 and No. 9 in the poll, giving the South Region five of the top 10 teams in the country. Delta State (3-3, 2-1) dropped from No. 8 to No. 16 and Alabama-Huntsville (7-3, 2-1) moved up to No. 23.