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Arkansas remains in the top spot of the Top 50 for the third straight week. The Razorbacks saw their perfect season come to an end after a 2-1 weekend at Louisiana Tech. However, they handed Louisiana Tech their first two losses at home of the year. All-in-all, it was a successful weekend for Arkansas.
#2 Vanderbilt took two out of three games at Oklahoma State's brand new stadium. After Kumar Rocker and Jack Leiter dominated the Cowboys in games one and two, Oklahoma State's bats woke up in the third games to avoid the sweep. #3 Mississippi State carried a streak of four straight shutouts into and through most of the weekend before finally giving up a run. The Bulldogs' week was highlighted by a midweek win against Louisiana. #4 Ole Miss, with a 3-1 week moves up one spot to number four. #5 Miami rounds out the top five after a 2-0 weekend against Wake Forest.
#6 Louisville moves up two spots after sweeping Boston College at home. Following the Cardinals is #7 Florida who had a 4-1 week. #8 East Carolina took a midweek game at Duke and swept Charlotte at home over the weekend. #9 Georgia Tech falls five spots after losing a home series against Pitt, while #10 Texas Tech moves up two spots after a 5-0 week.
#11 LSU and #12 Arizona land just outside the top ten, followed by #13 Oregon. The Ducks are 6-1 in their last seven games with four wins at UCSB and two wins at Oregon State. #14 Texas swept South Carolina in dominating fashion, especially on the mound. Oklahoma State finishes off the top 15.
Despite losing two weekend starters, #16 Arizona State is on a nine-game winning streak and is up five spots this week. #17 Boston College falls three spots after getting swept at Louisville. Notre Dame moves up to #18 after sweeping Virginia on the road. The Fighting Irish have started the season with three straight road ACC series and have won them all. #19 Pitt knocked off Georgia Tech on the road and moves up 19 spots. #20 TCU lost two out of three at home to Gonzaga over the weekend and fell 11 spots.
#21 San Diego State and #22 UCLA are trending different directions, with San Diego State yet to lose a series and UCLA losing two series this season already. #23 Georgia interrupts a string of West Coast teams as #24 Oregon State follows. #25 Virginia Tech finishes off the top 25.
Oregon, Notre Dame, and Pitt all enter the top 25 for the first time in poll history.
#27 Southern Miss moves up 12 spots after sweeping Louisiana. #34 Stanford and #35 Indiana each jumped up seven spots after winning weekends. #44 San Diego re-enters the poll. Since losing opening weekend to San Diego State, San Diego has gone 10-1. #45 UNCW, #46 Old Dominion, #48 FGCU, and #50 Sacramento State each enter the College Baseball Nation Top 50 for the first time.
The full top 50 can be found below.