College Baseball Poll - Collegiate Baseball Newspaper
For Immediate Release: Monday (April 30, 2001)
NOTRE DAME NO. 1 IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL NEWSPAPER (www.baseballnews.com) POLL
TUCSON, Ariz. For the second straight week, Notre Dame has been ranked No. 1 in the Collegiate Baseball newspaper NCAA Division I baseball poll.
The Irish (40-6-1) have won 19 of their last 20 and swept a 3-game series against St. John's over the past weekend. Notre Dame has now captured 16 straight Big East Conference games and lead the nation with a 2.51 team ERA.
POLL NOTES: Several teams have been red hot. Cal. St. Fullerton has won 19 of its last 20 games. Tulane has won 10 in a row while East Carolina has captured eight straight. Delaware, making its first entry in the poll this season at No. 28, has won 14 of its last 15 games. Ohio State swept Minnesota four straight over the past weekend for the first time ever. The Buckeyes are now in first place in the Big Ten Conference with a 15-5 record. Louisiana State swept a 3-game series at Alabama for the first time since 1988.
The Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll is the oldest college baseball poll. Its birth took place during the 1957 college baseball season.
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