Gators move up spot in baseball ranking to set up Top-14 meeting with Commodores
After a 3-1 week, Florida moved up a spot to No. 14 in the D1Baseball Top 25 Rankings released Monday.
After losing the first game of a Sunday doubleheader at Auburn, 10-8, the Gators (28-12, 11-7 SEC) won the nightcap, 6-4, to capture the series, their first road series win of the season.
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The Gators welcome SEC East-leading Vanderbilt (31-7, 13-5), which remained ranked No. 2 after a 3-1 week, to begin a key home series at 7 p.m. Friday (ESPNU). Saturday's game is set for a 6:30 p.m. start (SEC Network+) and Sunday at 3 p.m. (ESPN2). For game tickets, click here or call (352) 375-4683.
Florida enters the week having won eight of its last nine games and recorded double-digit hits in seven of the past eight games.
"I thought we swung the bat really well all weekend," UF coach Kevin O'Sullivan said.
SEC East Standings
Vanderbilt 13-5 31-7
Tennessee 12-6 32-9
Florida 11-7 28-12
South Carolina 11-7 25-12
Georgia 9-9 26-13
Kentucky 9-9 24-13
Missouri 5-13 12-25