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D1 baseball staff | May 7, 2018

Minnesota joins top 15 after sweeping Indiana in latest poll

Mike Martin claims the all-time win record

Florida and Stanford retained the top two spots in the D1Baseball Top 25 rankings for the sixth straight week after winning conference road series. The Gators took two of three at Texas A&M and still haven’t lost a weekend series all season. The Cardinal swept Utah to remain comfortably atop the Pac-12 standings.

Oregon State remained No. 3 after sweeping Washington State. North Carolina and NC State moved up to Nos. 4 and 5, respectively, taking advantage of other teams in the top 10 losing weekend series.

RANK SCHOOL OVERALL RECORD PREVIOUS RANK
1 Florida 38-11 1
2 Stanford 37-6 2
3 Oregon State 35-7-1 3
4 North Carolina 32-13 6
5 NC State 34-12 8
6 Ole Miss 36-13 4
7 Arkansas 33-15 5
8 Clemson 35-12 10
9 Southern Miss 35-12 11
10 East Carolina 33-12 12
11 UCLA 30-13 7
12 Texas Tech 35-14 9
13 Duke 35-11 13
14 Florida State 32-15 16
15 Minnesota 32-12 20
16 Georgia 33-14 NR
17 Texas 33-18 24
18 Connecticut 27-14-1 19
19 Auburn 34-14 NR
20 Stetson 37-11 NR
21 Kentucky 30-17 14
22 Oklahoma State 28-17-1 17
23 Tennessee Tech 40-6 25
24 South Florida 29-15 22
25 Coastal Carolina 32-16 18

Ole Miss and Arkansas fell two spots apiece to Nos. 6 and 7 after dropping SEC road series. Clemson, Southern Miss and East Carolina round out the top 10.

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Minnesota made one of the biggest moves of the week, jumping five spots to No. 15 after sweeping Indiana, which tumbled from No. 15 out of the rankings after falling to 9-8 in Big Ten play. Georgia vaulted back into the rankings at No. 16 after sweeping Missouri on the road to improve to 15-9 in the SEC. Auburn also jumped into the rankings at No. 19 following a sweep of Vanderbilt, and Stetson entered at No. 20 after sweeping a big Atlantic Sun Conference showdown series against Jacksonville.

Three teams fell out of the Top 25: Indiana, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt.

D1Baseball editors Aaron Fitt and Kendall Rogers determine the Top 25 rankings. Records are through games of May 6.

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