UF baseball rated No. 7 in preseason poll
Published: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 3:49 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 3:49 p.m.
Florida is ranked No. 7 in Baseball America’s preseason NCAA Division I poll released Wednesday, marking the first time since 2006 (No. 3) that the Gators have appeared in the publication’s preseason rankings.
The Gators start practice Friday. Third-year head coach Kevin O’Sullivan and the Gators begin the 2010 campaign Feb. 19 at McKethan Stadium, when USF visits for the opener of a three-game series.
UF is among six Southeastern Conference teams in the poll, a group that includes LSU (3rd), South Carolina (10th), Arkansas (17th), Georgia (22nd) and Ole Miss (24th).
Texas is ranked No. 1. Florida State is No. 9 and Miami is No. 16.
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