Gators move up to No. 1 in college baseball ranking

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Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan. [Brad Tollefson/A-J Media/File]

The decision couldn’t have been easier for the folks at D1Baseball.

No. 2 Florida went into Coral Gables this past weekend for a three-game series against No. 1 Miami. The Gators (8-0) returned home Sunday after a sweep over the Hurricanes (4-3).

This morning, the Gators moved up to No. 1 in the D1Baseball Top 25 Rankings. UF was a preseason N. 4 pick and moved up to No. 2 last Monday following a sweep of Marshall to open the season.

Florida swept the Hurricanes for the fourth time under coach Kevin O’Sullivan, with the other sweeps coming in 2011, 2012 (in Coral Gables) and 2017. The Gators have won 15 of the last 18 games in the series and have won each of the last six regular-season series, and are 34-13 against the Hurricanes under O’Sullivan.

Florida was last ranked No. 1 at the end of the 2018 regular season. D1Baseball editors Aaron Fitt and Kendall Rogers determine the Top 25 rankings.

The Gators are also No. 1 in the Baseball America Top 25.

Florida is back at McKethan Stadium on Tuesday, seeking the fourth 9-0 start in program history in a 6 p.m. game against Florida A&M.

 

Rank Team Overall Record Record Last Week Previous Rank
1 Florida 8-0 5-0 2
2 Vanderbilt 6-2 5-0 4
3 Louisville 4-3 3-1 3
4 Georgia 7-1 4-1 5
5 Texas Tech 6-1 2-1 6
6 Arkansas 7-0 4-0 7
7 Miami 4-3 1-3 1
8 Mississippi State 5-1 2-1 10
9 Florida State 6-1 4-0 12
10 UCLA 7-0 4-0 14
11 LSU 5-3 3-2 11
12 Arizona State 5-3 3-1 13
13 NC State 7-0 4-0 15
14 Duke 6-1 4-0 16
15 Ole Miss 6-1 4-0 17
16 Michigan 4-3 1-2 9
17 Georgia Tech 6-1 4-0 19
18 Texas A&M 8-0 5-0 20
19 UCF 7-1 3-1 NR
20 Auburn 5-3 1-3 8
21 East Carolina 6-1 3-1 21
22 Oklahoma 7-2 5-1 23
23 Dallas Baptist 6-1 3-1 NR
24 Tennessee 7-0 4-0 NR
25 Long Beach State 5-2 3-1 NR
Dropped Out
Wake Forest 3-4 0-3 18
North Carolina 6-2 3-2 22
Cal State Fullerton 3-4 1-3 24
Stanford 1-6 0-4 25

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