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d1baseball.com | May 16, 2018

Florida locked in as SEC regular-season champs, Stetson jumps seven spots into top 15

Florida held onto the top spot in the D1Baseball Top 25 rankings for the seventh week in a row after winning a series against Georgia and clinching the SEC regular-season crown. Oregon State moved up one spot to No. 2 after taking two of three from Stanford, which fell one place to No. 3.

RANK SCHOOL RECORD PREVIOUS
1 Florida 41-12 1
2 Oregon State 38-8-1 3
3 Stanford 39-8 2
4 NC State 39-12 5
5 Ole Miss 39-13 6
6 Arkansas 36-15 7
7 North Carolina 34-16 4
8 Clemson 39-13 8
9 East Carolina 37-13 10
10 Duke 38-12 13
11 Florida State 37-16 14
12 Minnesota 34-13 15
13 Stetson 40-11 20
14 Southern Miss 36-14 9
15 Texas Tech 35-15 12
16 Georgia 35-16 16
17 Texas 33-18 17
18 UCLA 31-16 11
19 Kentucky 33-18 21
20 Tennessee Tech 44-6 23
21 Coastal Carolina 36-16 25
22 Houston 31-20 NR
23 Connecticut 30-16-1 18
24 Oklahoma State 29-19-1 22
25 South Carolina 30-21 NR

NC State, Ole Miss and Arkansas climbed one spot apiece to Nos. 4, 5 and 6, while North Carolina fell three spots to No. 7 after a 1-3 week that included a road series loss to Duke, which jumped three spots to No. 10. No. 8 Clemson and No. 9 East Carolina round out the top 10.

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Florida State and Minnesota leapt three spots apiece to Nos. 11 and 12. Stetson made the biggest move of the week, vaulting seven spots to No. 13 after sweeping Florida Gulf Coast on the road. The biggest faller of the week is UCLA, which dropped seven spots to No. 18 after a 1-3 week, capped by a road series loss at Washington.

Two teams entered the Top 25 this week. Houston jumped in at No. 22 after winning a road series at then-No. 18 Connecticut, clinching at least a share of the American Athletic Conference regular-season title. And South Carolina entered at No. 25 after winning its fourth consecutive SEC series. Auburn and South Florida fell out of the rankings.

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D1Baseball editors Aaron Fitt and Kendall Rogers determine the Top 25 rankings. Records are through games of May 13.