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As we reported yesterday, the LSU Baseball team landed in the #9 spot of the Baseball America top 25 preseason poll.  Now LSU has landed in the top two in one of the major polls.

LSU is ranked No. 2 in the 2014 USA Today Coaches Preseason Poll released Wednesday.  Cal State Fullerton is No. 1 in the poll, followed by LSU, Oregon State, Mississippi State, Florida State, Virginia, Oregon, Vanderbilt, North Carolina State and UCLA.

The preseason ranking is LSU’s highest since 2010, when the Tigers also began the season at No. 2.

 

USA TODAY 2014 College Baseball Preseason Poll

RANK, SCHOOL (FIRST-PLACE VOTES), 2013 RECORD, POINTS, FINAL 2013 RANKING
1. Cal State Fullerton (18), 51-10, 729, 10
2. LSU (6), 57-11, 683, 6
3. Oregon State, 52-13, 648, 4
4. Mississippi State (4), 51-20, 632, 2
5. Florida State, 47-17, 595, 13
6. Virginia, 50-12, 560, 11
7. Oregon, 48-16, 541, 15t
8. Vanderbilt, 54-12, 538, 9
9. North Carolina State, 50-16, 533, 5
10. UCLA, 49-17, 490, 1
11. Indiana, 49-16, 484, 7
12. North Carolina, 59-12, 450, 3
13. Louisville, 51-14, 429, 8
14. South Carolina, 43-20, 416, 12
15. Rice, 44-20, 274, 15t
16. Clemson, 40-22, 248, 25
17. Miami (Fla.), 37-25, 240, NR
18. Oklahoma State, 41-19, 220, 21
19. Arizona State, 37-22-1, 198, 19t
20. Florida, 29-30, 181, NR
21. Kansas State, 45-19, 118, 14
22. Texas, 27-24, 95, NR
23. TCU, 29-28, 93, NR
24. Louisiana-Lafayette, 43-20, 88, NR
25. Stanford, 32-22, 84, NR

 

 

Source:LSU Sports.net

 

The Tigers will begin the 2014 season on Friday, February 14th, 2014 against New Orleans in Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge.