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2004 College Baseball Polls

Sports Weekly/ESPN Top 25 Coaches' Poll

The preseason 2004 Sports Weekly/ESPN Top 25 College Coaches' Poll as selected by 40 Division I coaches representing the American Baseball Coaches Association.

Rank, school (first-place votes) W-L-T Pts. LW
1. Rice (39) 58-12-0 997 1
2. Miami (Fla.) (1) 45-17-1 917 5
3. LSU 45-22-1 896 6
4. Stanford 51-18-0 846 2
5. CS Fullerton 50-16-0 818 3
6. Texas 50-20-0 805 4
7. Georgia Tech 44-18-0 765 16
8. South Carolina 45-22-0 634 7
9. Long Beach State 41-20-0 624 10
10. Arizona State 54-14-0 555 9
11. Baylor 45-23-0 510 13
12. Tulane 44-19 487 NR
13. Clemson 39-22-0 481 NR
14. Wichita State 49-27-0 427 NR
15. Auburn 42-21-0 384 17
16. North Carolina 42-23-0 353 21
17. Notre Dame 45-18-0 339 NR
18. Florida State 54-13-1 337 8
19. Arizona 35-23-0 264 NR
20. Florida 37-21-1 234 NR
21. Nebraska 47-18-0 227 14
22. Southern Cal 28-28-0 183 NR
23. Mississippi 35-27-0 153 NR
24. Florida Atlantic 47-16-0 146 25
25. N.C. State 45-18-0 131 12

Dropped out: No. 11 Southwest Missouri State (40-26), No. 15 Texas A&M (45-19), No. 18 Southern Mississippi (47-16), No. 19 Mississippi State (42-20-1), No. 20 Ohio State (44-21), No. 22 Nevada-Las Vegas (47-17), No. 23 Richmond (48-15), No. 24 Houston (37-30).

Others receiving votes: Texas A&M (45-19) 123; Washington (42-18) 68; Ohio State (44-21) 50; Mississippi State (42-20-1) 44; Nevada- Las Vegas (47-17) 38; Minnesota (40-22) 29; Southwest Missouri State (40-26) 22; Southern Mississippi (47-16) 17; Houston (37-30) 11; Alabama (38-24) 9; Virginia Commonwealth (46-13) 8; Arkansas (35-22) 7; Michigan (30-27) 6; Richmond (48-15) 6; San Diego (31-30) 6; Stetson (41-24) 6; East Carolina (34-27-1) 5; Virginia (29-25) 5; New Orleans (23-32) 4; North Carolina-Greensboro (39-21) 4; Winthrop (35-22) 4; UNC-Wilmington (40-23) 3; South Alabama (42-19) 2; UC-Riverside (41-17) 2; Coastal Carolina (45-18) 1; Fresno State (30-29) 1; Lamar (40-18) 1; Louisville (34-23) 1; Ohio (35-23) 1; Oklahoma State (34-24) 1; Texas Tech (30-25) 1; West Virginia (36-19) 1.

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper's

NCAA Div. I Pre-Season Poll (As of Dec. 19, 2003)

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Rank School (03 Final Record) Points Final 03 Rank
1. Rice (58-12) 495   1
    Miami, Fla. (45-17-1) 495   5
3. Louisiana St. (45-22-1) 491   7
4. Georgia Tech. (44-18) 489 14
5. Texas (50-20) 486   4
6. Stanford (51-18) 484   2
7. Arizona St. (54-14) 481 10
8. Cal. St. Fullerton (50-16) 477   3
9. Wichita St. (49-27) 475 NR
10. Notre Dame (45-18) 470 28
11. Baylor (45-23) 468 13
12. Long Beach St. (41-20) 464 11
13. Tulane (44-19) 462 NR
14. South Carolina (45-22) 458   6
15. Florida (37-21-1) 457 NR
16. Southern California (28-28) 456 NR
17. Clemson (39-22) 450 NR
18. Auburn (42-21) 449 20
19. Florida Atlantic (47-16) 446 23
20. Nebraska (47-18) 445 15
21. North Carolina (42-23) 443 19
22. Arizona (35-23) 441 NR
23. Washington (42-18) 438 27
24. Florida St. (54-13-1) 437   9
25. Minnesota (40-22) 432 NR
26. Nevada-Las Vegas (47-17) 430 26
27. Mississippi (35-27) 424 NR
28. Winthrop (35-22) 416 NR
29. North Carolina St. (45-18) 411 12
30. Mississippi St. (42-20-1) 408 24
31. Ohio St. (44-21) 406 18
32. Texas A&M (45-19) 403 17
33. Oklahoma St. (34-24) 398 NR
34. U.C. Riverside (41-17) 395 30
35. Alabama (28-24) 392 NR
36. Va. Commonwealth (46-13) 390 NR
37. Southern Miss. (47-16) 386 25
38. Tennessee (31-24) 380 NR
39. San Diego (32-30) 378 NR
40. Stetson (41-24) 375 NR

 

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper's

NCAA Div. II Pre-Season Poll (As of Dec. 19, 2003)

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Rank    School Name '03 Final Record Point Totals
1. Central Missouri St. 51-7 632
    Tampa 45-18 632
3. North Florida 39-18 598
4. Kennesaw St. 40-18 582
    Florida Southern 44-13 582
6. Abilene Christian 45-20 572
7. Delta St. 52-10 534
8. Armstrong Atlantic St. 36-15 530
9. Sonoma St. 46-15-1 518
10. Missouri-St. Louis 39-15 490
      Central Oklahoma 44-13 490
12. Fort Hays St. 45-15 446
13. Slippery Rock 48-13 436
14. Colorado St.-Pueblo 42-16 414
15. Francis Marion 30-20 392
16. Alabama-Huntsville 31-23 388
17. Georgia College & St. 29-22 368
18. Western Oregon 40-15 352
19. Grand Valley St. 41-14-1 348
20. Shippensburg 34-21 344
21. Southern Arkansas 38-17 332
22. Columbus St. 33-20 320
23. S.E. Oklahoma 38-15 308
24. Cal. St.-Chico 36-18 302
25. St. Mary's, Tex. 37-18 224
26. Massachusetts-Lowell 32-12 210
27. Indianapolis 39-21 208
28. Valdosta St. 37-18 196
29. N.W. Missouri St. 36-17 162
30. Franklin Pierce 32-17 156
31. Pfeiffer 33-17 150
32. Ashland 37-20 148
33. Rockhurst 34-18 136
34. Augusta St. 30-21   96
35. Lynn 35-20   92
36. Kutztown 25-15   90
37. Wayne St. 26-13   78
38. Rollins 29-24   60
39. North Alabama 35-15   58
40. South Carolina-Aiken 30-24   42
Also Receiving Votes: West Virginia St., Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, Barton, Mt. Olive, Cal. St. Dominguez Hills, Mesa St., Lander, Southern Connecticut St., Wisc.-Parkside, Anderson (S.C.), Saginaw Valley, Tusculum, Carson-Newman, Nova S.E., St. Rose, Concordia (N.Y.), Minn. Duluth, Emporia St., Augustana (S.D.)

Source: NCAA Division II Poll Committee