Clemson Baseball moves into Top 3 ranking


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Clemson had their seven-game winning streak snapped against Florida State on Sunday night with a 7-3 loss. However, don't fret Clemson fans as the latest D1 Baseball Top 25 ranking was released on Monday with the Tigers moving up one spot to an impressive #3 ranking in the nation.

Clemson will face Florida State on Monday at 7 p.m. on ESPNU to conclude the rivalry series.

Three ACC schools were listed in the top four rankings with Louisville (#2), Clemson (#3), and North Carolina (#4). Other ACC schools on the list were Wake Forest (#18) and Virginia (#19).

Clemson's in-state rival South Carolina dropped ten spots to #24 overall.

1 Oregon State 30-2 2-1 1
2 Louisville 31-4 4-0 2
3 Clemson 30-6 2-1 4
4 North Carolina 29-7 3-1 5
5 Texas Tech 31-8 3-1 6
6 TCU 28-7 2-2 3
7 Arizona 26-9 3-1 7
8 Cal State Fullerton 23-11 2-1 8
9 LSU 25-12 3-1 9
10 Kentucky 25-12 3-1 10
11 Auburn 27-11 3-1 11
12 Florida 24-12 3-1 12
13 Michigan 29-7 4-0 13
14 Arkansas 29-8 4-0 15
15 Mississippi State 25-13 3-1 21
16 Southern Miss 28-9 2-2 16
17 Long Beach State 22-12 2-1 19
18 Wake Forest 28-10 5-0 24
19 Virginia 29-9 3-1 20
20 Texas A&M 26-11 4-0 NR
21 West Virginia 21-13 2-2 NR
22 St. John's 26-5 4-0 22
23 Houston 25-10 2-2 23
24 South Carolina 22-13 1-3 14
25 San Diego 25-9 4-0 25
Dropped Out
Stanford 19-12 2-2 17
Oklahoma 27-12 0-4 18

Clemson's official release

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. - The Tigers were ranked in the top five of the polls for the fourth straight week. Clemson moved up to No. 3 in this week's D1Baseball poll along with being ranked No. 5 by Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball and No. 4 in the USA Today coaches poll. Clemson (30-6, 14-3 ACC) won two of three games last week, including splitting the first two games of the three-game series at No. 25 Florida State.

It marked the 17th week in a row (dating to 2016) the Tigers were ranked in the top 25 of at least one of the polls and the seventh-straight week ranked in the top 10 by Baseball America. Clemson, who is 29-4 in its last 33 games, plays five contests this week. The Tigers and Seminoles conclude their series on Monday at 7 p.m., on ESPNU. Clemson then hosts Georgia on Wednesday night before facing No. 17 Wake Forest at Doug Kingsmore Stadium in a three-game series starting Friday night.

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