The Beavers may have let one slip away yesterday afternoon against Stanford losing 9-6 in ten innings. However, Oregon State took the series two games to one and won a series over the Cardinal for the eighth consecutive time. Stanford avoided dropping out of first place in the Pac-12 Standings. They sit at 18-6 and OSU at 16-7-1 with six conference games remaining. However, nationally the Beavers move past Stanford into the #2 spot in the d1.com poll. The Cardinal now #3.
Oregon State continues play this afternoon hosting the Toreros of the University of San Diego. Pregame coverage is set for 5:pm on 103.7 THE LEGEND. Below the official release from d1baseball.com on the latest Top 25.
Florida held onto the top spot in the D1Baseball Top 25 rankings for the seventh week in a row after winning a series against Georgia and clinching the SEC regular-season crown. Oregon State moved up one spot to No. 2 after taking two of three from Stanford, which fell one place to No. 3.
NC State, Ole Miss and Arkansas climbed one spot apiece to Nos. 4, 5 and 6, while North Carolina fell three spots to No. 7 after a 1-3 week that included a road series loss to Duke, which jumped three spots to No. 10. No. 8 Clemson and No. 9 East Carolina round out the top 10.
Florida State and Minnesota leapt three spots apiece to Nos. 11 and 12. Stetson made the biggest move of the week, vaulting seven spots to No. 13 after sweeping Florida Gulf Coast on the road. The biggest faller of the week is UCLA, which dropped seven spots to No. 18 after a 1-3 week, capped by a road series loss at Washington.
Two teams entered the Top 25 this week. Houston jumped in at No. 22 after winning a road series at then-No. 18 Connecticut, clinching at least a share of the American Athletic Conference regular-season title. And South Carolina entered at No. 25 after winning its fourth consecutive SEC series. Auburn and South Florida fell out of the rankings.