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College Baseball Poll - Collegiate Baseball Newspaper

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: Monday (April 17, 2000)

SOUTH CAROLINA NO. 1 IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL NEWSPAPER (www.baseballnews.com) POLL

TUCSON, Ariz. — South Carolina (36-4) has been ranked No. 1 in the Collegiate Baseball newspaper NCAA Division I baseball poll for the first time this season. The Gamecocks, winners of 11 straight, swept a 3-game series against Vanderbilt over the past weekend and beat Clemson earlier in the week, 6-3. South Carolina (15-3 in the Southeastern Conference) has swept three consecutive SEC foes in Alabama, Mississippi State and now Vanderbilt. Previously No. 1 ranked Florida State slipped to second after losing two of three at Miami, Fla. over the weekend.

POLL NOTES: Five teams fell out of the top 30 which were ranked last week. Louisiana-Lafayette (30-8) has gone into a tailspin lately with six losses in its last seven games, including four consecutive setbacks. Other teams which fell out include Creighton (1-3), Stetson (1-3), Florida (2-2) and San Jose St. (1-3). Winning streaks of note include Georgia Tech. (12 straight) and Nebraska (8 in a row). Two other red-hot teams include Baylor (winners of 11 out of its last 12) and Wichita State (winners in 9 of its last 10 contests).

The Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll is the oldest college baseball poll. Its birth took place during the 1957 college baseball season.

(Top 30 Agate Follows)

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper's

NCAA Div. I Poll (As of April 17, 2000)

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Rank School (Record) Points Previous
  1. South Carolina (36-4) 487   2
  2. Florida St. (37-7) 485    1
  3. Arizona St. (33-9) 482    4
  4. Stanford (29-9) 478   5
  5. Texas (33-9) 477   3
  6. Georgia Tech. (31-8) 471   8
  7. Clemson (31-9) 468   6
  8. Louisiana St. (29-11) 465   7
  9. Baylor (31-11) 458 13
10. Wake Forest (32-11-1) 449 11
11. Miami, Fla. (26-13-1) 445 19
12. Auburn (34-10) 442 17
13. North Carolina (33-9) 440 14
14. Houston (26-13) 439 10
15. Mississippi St. (26-9) 435 18
16. Long Beach St. (25-13) 432 20
17. Loyola Marymount (26-14) 429 26
18. Cal. St. Fullerton (22-13) 426 12
19. UCLA (24-15) 420 15
20. Rutgers (27-11) 419
21. East Carolina (32-10) 416 21
22. Southern Calif. (25-15) 413 16
23. Central Florida (31-12) 411
24. Fresno St. (29-11) 409 23
25. Nebraska (26-11) 408
26. Notre Dame (26-9) 405 24
27. Wichita St. (25-10) 400
28. Illinois (27-11) 396 28
29. Tulane (26-14-1) 394
30. Florida Atlantic (33-10) 390 27

 

"LOUISVILLE SLUGGER'S" NATIONAL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

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RHP Kyle Evans, Baylor: Evans threw the first complete game no-hitter for Baylor since 1978 in a 4-0 win over Iowa State. Evans struck out five Cyclones in his second complete game of the season. He walked two and one runner reached on an error, but two double plays and one caught stealing allowed Evans to pitch to just 27 batters.

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C Jay Coakley, Marietta: Coakley had a monster week as he belted 7 home runs in six games with 21 RBIs. He also scored 11 runs and cracked 2 doubles. In a doubleheader split with Baldwin-Wallace, he went 6-for-10 with 11 RBIs and hit 4 home runs on the day. Coakley has hit 11 home runs on the season.

bulletRHP Aaron Heilman, Notre Dame: Heilman tied a Big East Conference record as he fanned 18 batters against West Virginia in a 3-1 Irish victory in 10 innings. Heilman, whose previous career best was 12 strikeouts, retired 15 straight batters from the fifth-10th innings and struck out 10 of the final 12 batters.
 

 

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