Tigers Ranked #22 in Collegiate Baseball Poll


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CLEMSON BASEBALL WEEKLY WRAPUP

(Week of March 23-29, 2009)



Clemson University

Overall Season Record: 18-7

ACC Regular-Season Record: 7-5



Last Week: 4-1

Tue. W, Home vs. Elon, 5-3 (Game 1)

Tue. W, Home vs. Elon, 8-7 (Game 2)

Fri. L, Away vs. Boston College, 13-1

Sat. W, Away vs. Boston College, 7-6 (Game 1)

Sat. W, Away vs. Boston College, 5-3 (Game 2)



Next Week

Tue. Away vs. Georgia, 7:00 PM

Wed. Home vs. Georgia, 7:00 PM

Fri. Home vs. Duke, 6:30 PM

Sat. Home vs. Duke, 6:30 PM

Sun. Home vs. Duke, 1:00 PM


The Tigers will play a home-and-home midweek series against Georgia, beginning Tuesday night in Athens, before playing host to Duke in a three-game series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium over the weekend.


GEORGIA NO. 1 IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL NEWSPAPER POLL


TUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Georgia (22-3) has been ranked No. 1 for the third time this season and second week in a row in Collegiate Baseball newspaper's NCAA Division I baseball poll.


The Bulldogs swept a 3-game series at Tennessee and have now won seven consecutive Southeastern Conference games. Georgia has won eight of its last nine games overall.


The Bulldogs are hitting .329 as a team with 47 homers, 62 doubles and 36/45 stolen bases in 25 games. The pitching staff has a 3.51 ERA with 238 strikeouts and 85 walks.


POLL NOTES: Several other teams have been red-hot. Cal. St. Fullerton has won 17 of its last 19 games and remains second. Georgia Tech. won two of three at Miami, Fla. Arkansas is off to a superb 19-5 record and 8-1 SEC mark as the Razorbacks moved from ninth to fourth this week. U.C. Irvine swept a 3-game series at home against Cal Poly. Oklahoma St. has won four straight, and New Mexico St. five in a row. Five teams fell out of the top 30 this week in Coastal Carolina (1-3 last week), Alabama (1-3), Pepperdine (0-5), U.C. Santa Barbara (1-3) and College of Charleston (2-2). New teams in the poll this week include Texas A&M (5 wins in a row), Oregon St. (7 wins in last 8 games), San Diego St. (won two of three at Texas Christian), East Carolina (won 10 of last 11) and San Diego (swept a 3-game series against Pepperdine and have won 10 of its last 11).


The Collegiate Baseball newspaper poll is the oldest college baseball poll. Its birth took place during the 1957 college baseball season.


Collegiate Baseball Newspaper's
NCAA Div. I Poll (As of March 30, 2009)
 
Rank School (Record) 		Pts Previous 
 1. Georgia (22-3) 		494  1 
 2. Cal. St. Fullerton (18-4) 	492  2 
 3. Georgia Tech. (18-4) 	490  3 
 4. Arkansas (19-5) 		488  9 
 5. Louisiana St. (21-6) 	487  4 
 6. North Carolina (20-6) 	485  5 
 7. Arizona St. (19-4) 		482  7 
 8. Rice (17-7) 		480 10 
 9. Miami, Fla. (20-7) 		477  6 
10. Virginia (22-4) 		475  8 
11. Baylor (17-6) 		473 11 
12. U.C. Irvine (16-7) 		471 13 
13. Oklahoma (22-6) 		469 15 
14. Texas (17-7) 		465 17 
15. Oklahoma St. (19-7) 	463 19 
16. Cal Poly (17-7) 		459 12 
17. Mississippi (16-8) 		457 14 
18. Ohio St. (20-4) 		454 16 
19. Florida (18-8) 		452 23 
20. New Mexico (24-4) 		448 20 
21. Texas A&M (18-9) 		445 — 
22. Clemson (18-7) 		444 22 
23. Oregon St. (15-6) 		440 — 
24. New Mexico St. (25-3) 	439 24 
25. San Diego St. (18-9) 	437 — 
26. Illinois (16-5) 		436 25 
27. Texas Christian (15-9) 	434 18 
28. South Carolina (18-7) 	431 28 
29. East Carolina (20-5) 	429 — 
30. San Diego (19-10) 		426 — 


Baseball America


Rk. Team 			W-L Last Week Prev.  
1. Cal State Fullerton 		18-4 2-1 1  
2. Louisiana State 		21-6 4-1 2  
3. Arizona State 		19-4 2-1 3  
4. Rice 			17-7 3-1 4  
5. North Carolina 		20-6 3-2 5  
6. Georgia 			22-3 3-1 6  
7. Baylor 			17-6 3-1 8  
8. UC Irvine 			16-7 4-1 10  
9. Texas 			17-7 3-1 9  
10. Georgia Tech 		18-4 2-2 13  
11. Miami 			20-7 2-3 7  
12. Oklahoma 			22-6 2-1 12  
13. Arkansas 			19-5 3-1 14  
14. Texas A&M 			18-9 4-0 15  
15. Mississippi 		16-8 1-3 11  
16. East Carolina 		20-5 4-1 22  
17. Oklahoma State 		19-7 4-0 23  
18. New Mexico 			24-4 5-1 21  
19. Oregon State 		15-6 3-1 NR  
20. Florida 			18-8 4-1 NR  
21. San Diego State 		18-9 4-1 NR  
22. Texas Christian 		15-9 2-3 16  
23. Cal Poly 			17-7 3-3 19  
24. Virginia 			22-4 3-2 24  
25. Minnesota			14-7 1-1 25  

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