clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

College baseball composite top 25, Week 1: Ole Miss jumps to No. 14 after ECU sweep

New, comments

Every week, we average the major polls into a unified top 25.

Josh McCoy/Ole Miss Athletics

Following a three-game sweep of then-No. 9 ECU, Ole Miss baseball jumped eight spots from its preseason ranking of No. 22 up to No. 14 in our composite rankings.

What are the composite rankings, you ask? It's a ranking system that averages the top polls from around the country in order to provide one, unified top 25. Each week, we'll combine the polls from D1 Baseball, Baseball America and Perfect Game (and once it resumes later in the season, the USA Today Coaches Poll).

At No. 14, the Rebels are only the fifth-highest ranked club from the SEC. Florida, LSU, South Carolina and Vandy (all of which won their opening series) still hold four of the top eight spots. Texas A&M, which was unranked preseason, becomes the sixth SEC team in the top 25 after blasting Bowling Green by a combined score of 50-7 during a three-game sweep in College Station.

Composite rank Team Composite avg. Rank D1 Baseball Baseball America Perfect Game
2 Florida 2.67 2 Florida Florida St. LSU
3 Florida St. 3 3 Florida St. Florida Florida
4 LSU 3.67 4 South Carolina LSU Florida St.
5 South Carolina 4.67 5 LSU South Carolina South Carolina
6 Louisville 7.33 6 NC State Louisville Louisville
7 Oregon St. 7.67 7 Vanderbilt Cal St. Fullerton Oregon St.
8 Vanderbilt 8.33 8 Oregon St. Oregon St. Ole Miss
9 Cal St. Fulleron 10.33 9 North Carolina Vanderbilt Vanderbilt
10 NC State 10.67 10 Louisville Washington North Carolina
11 North Carolina 11 11 Texas Tech ECU Oklahoma St.
12 UL Lafayette 14 12 Cal St. Fulleron NC State Cal St. Fullerton
13 ECU 14.67 13 UL Lafayette Virginia UL Lafayette
14 Ole Miss 15.67 14 Virginia North Carolina NC State
15 Virginia 17 15 Arizona Clemson ECU
16 Arizona 18.67 16 Texas A&M UL Lafayette Texas
17 Clemson 19 17 Ole Miss Georgia Tech Washington
17 Washington 19 18 ECU Coastal Carolina Stanford
19 Stanford 20.33 19 Coastal Carolina Arizona Houston
20 Texas Tech 20.67 20 Stanford Oklahoma St. Clemson
21 Coastal Carolina 22.33 21 Miami Texas Tech Rice
22 Texas A&M 23 22 Clemson Ole Miss Arizona
23 Rice 24.67 23 Rice Stanford Texas A&M
23 Houston 24.67 24 UNC Wilmington UCSB Virginia
25 Georgia Tech 25.67 25 Houston Wright St. Maryland