1. Vanderbilt (19-2, 3-0)
The Commodores have been rolling with a road series win at Oregon and a sweep at Auburn. It’s no surprise as they are 8th nationally in team ERA and 11th in runs.
2. South Carolina (17-3, 2-1)
Pitcher Nolan Belcher currently leads the NCAA in K/BB ratio at 36/1.
3. LSU (18-2, 2-1)
Power hitter Mason Katz’s 9 home runs are 3rd in the NCAA and tops in the SEC.
4. Ole Miss (20-2, 2-1)
Shortstop Austin Anderson leads the NCAA in AB/K at 88/1. Even more impressive is the second best is at just 55/1.
5. Kentucky (16-3, 2-1)
The Wildcats are 17th in the NCAA in team ERA at 2.45, which is only good for 6th best in their own conference.
6. Mississippi State (19-4, 1-2)
After playing 22 of their first 23 games in Starkville (other was in Pearl), the Bulldogs travel to Kentucky this week to try and break their 2-4 skid.
7. Texas A&M (14-7, 3-0)
A&M has lost two series this season and 2 of 3 in the AFCC tournament, but they bounced back with an opening conference week sweep of Georgia.
8. Arkansas (14-7, 1-2)
The preseason No.1 Razorbacks dropped a rare series at Baum Stadium and they travel to South Carolina on Friday.
9. Alabama (11-9, 2-1)
Outscored Tennessee 27-1 on Friday and Sunday.
10. Florida (9-12, 1-2)
This time last year the Gators were 19-1 and No.1 in the country. This year they’ve already dropped three home series.
11. Tennessee (10-9, 1-2)
The Vols are 3-7 away from Knoxville including a bashing in Tuscaloosa this weekend.
12. Missouri (6-9, 1-2)
Opened up the year being swept by Southern Miss and Memphis, but managed to salvage a road win at South Carolina.
13. Auburn (13-6, 0-3)
Their seven-win streak was snapped by a home sweep courtesy of Vanderbilt.
14. Georgia (8-12, 0-3)
Hard to believe that a school with the best prep baseball in the world in their own backyard has already lost series to Georgia Southern and Belmont.