Georgia Tech Baseball Ranked No. 1 by Collegiate Baseball

March 28, 2005

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech is ranked No. 1 in Monday’s Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll. The Yellow Jackets are 21-4 and stand in first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 11-1 league mark after winning two of three games at Miami over the weekend.

Tech had a ACC-record 25 game league winning streak snapped on Friday night, but the Yellow Jackets rebounded two win the next two games of the series. Tech has won 27 of its last 28 ACC games, and the Yellow Jackets have won 11 straight ACC weeekend series. The Jackets are 18-2 in their last 20 ACC road games, and have won seven straight ACC road series.

The Yellow Jackets are ranked No. 1 for the 10th time in school history, including five times in 12 years under head coach Danny Hall. Tech was last ranked No. 1 for the first six weeks of the 2003 season.

Georgia Tech hosts Western Carolina on Tuesday at 7 p.m. before hosting Maryland for a three-game ACC series this weekend at Russ Chandler Stadium.

Georgia Tech Baseball at No. 1Date            Weeks at No. 1Mar. 16, 1987    1Mar. 19, 1990    1Feb. 11, 1991    1Mar. 1, 1993     4May 17, 1993     1Preseason 2004   4May 22, 2000     2Preseason 2001   6Preseason 2003   6Mar. 28, 2005    ?
Collegiate Baseball Newspaper'sNCAA Div. I Poll(As of March 28, 2005)Rank School (Record)        Points  Previous1.  Georgia Tech  (21-4)     489     42.  Cal St. Fullerton (17-6) 487     13.  Tulane (21-5)            486     24.  Louisiana St. (19-6)     485     35.  Texas (23-4)             484     76.  Florida St. (27-5)       482     87.  Nebraska (21-3)          478     98.  Arkansas (21-4)          477     59.  Florida (19-7)           475     1210. South Carolina (19-5)    473     6

11. North Carolina (20-5) 472 11 12. Miami, Fla. (22-7) 470 10 13. Arizona (18-10) 467 16 14. Mississippi St. (17-4) 465 17 15. Mississippi (19-5) 464 18 16. Stanford (14-8) 460 14 17. La.-Lafayette (22-5) 457 19 18. Central Florida (25-5) 455 20 19. Michigan (15-3) 452 22 20. Long Beach St. (18-10) 451 30

21. Wichita St. (22-6) 450 21 22. Baylor (16-10) 449 13 23. Rice (18-9) 445 24 24. Texas A&M (19-9) 443 15 25. Coastal Carolina (21-4) 442 25 26. Charleston (20-4) 441 26 27. Oregon St. (19-4) 439 28 28. Auburn (19-8) 437 – 29. Oklahoma St. (19-8) 435 – 30. Arizona St. (18-13) 432 –

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