FGCU Baseball Receives Love From SEBaseball.com
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
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FORT MYERS, Fla. - With just days until FGCU baseball kicks off the 2010 season, SEBaseball.com released its Southeastern 80, Non Big Three Top 25, and SE Baseball top 25, which all feature the Eagles.

FGCU comes in at No. 28 in the Southeastern 80 poll. Of the 11 Florida teams on the list, FGCU ranks fifth behind Florida State (3), Florida (5), Miami (8), and FIU (26) and is ahead of the likes of USF (36), UCF (50), FAU (51), Jacksonville (52), Stetson (56) and North Florida (60).

The Eagles are also listed as the highest-ranked A-Sun team on the list. Southeastern 80 eligibility included schools in the SEC, ACC, C-USA, Sun Belt, Atlantic Sun, Southern, Big South, CAA, OVC, and Southland. Also, five southern schools in non-southern conferences were eligible: Charlotte, Louisiana Tech, Louisville, Richmond, and USF.

In addition to its SE80 rankings, the Web site also ranks the Top 25 schools in the southeast outside of the SEC, ACC and Conference USA where FGCU comes in at the No. 5 spot right behind Coastal Carolina, Louisville, FIU, and Middle Tennessee.

SE Baseball also released their preseason top 25 poll. The Blue and Green picked up 89 votes in the preseason top 25, ranking them 43rd overall.

FGCU baseball will kick-off the 2010 season on Friday, Feb. 19 with a three-game series against Atlantic 10 opponent Temple. Game times are 6:30 p.m. on Friday, and 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

For tickets please visit www.FGCUAthletics.com or call the FGCU ticket office at 239-590-7145.

 

SEbaseball Poll 15 Feb 2010

Rank

Team

Points

Rec

Conf

Prev

Last Game

Next Game

1

Texas

3254

 0-0

B12

 

 

Feb 19 New Mexico

2

Louisiana State

2941

 0-0

SEC

 

 

Feb 19 Centenary

3

Cal State Fullerton

2689

 0-0

BigW

 

 

Feb 19 Oregon

4

Virginia

2682

 0-0

ACC

 

 

Feb 19 at #13 East Carolina

5

Rice

2332

 0-0

CUSA

 

 

Feb 19 at Stanford

6

Florida State

2306

 0-0

ACC

 

 

Feb 19 Georgia State

7

Arizona State

2242

 0-0

P10

 

 

Feb 19 Northern Illinois

8

UC Irvine

2229

 0-0

BigW

 

 

Feb 19 Loyola Marymount

9

Florida

2003

 0-0

SEC

 

 

Feb 19 South Florida

10

Georgia Tech

1689

 0-0

ACC

 

 

Feb 19 Missouri State

11

North Carolina

1605

 0-0

ACC

 

 

Feb 19 George Washington

12

Arkansas

1491

 0-0

SEC

 

 

Feb 19 Ball State

13

East Carolina

1486

 0-0

CUSA

 

 

Feb 19 #4 Virginia

14

Miami Florida

1361

 0-0

ACC

 

 

Feb 19 Rutgers

15

Clemson

1174

 0-0

ACC

 

 

Feb 19 Miami Ohio

16

Oregon State

1116

 0-0

P10

 

 

Feb 19 at Hawaii

17

South Carolina

1093

 0-0

SEC

 

 

Feb 19 Duquesne

18

Coastal Carolina

1016

 0-0

BigS

 

 

Feb 19 West Virginia

19

Mississippi

1014

 0-0

SEC

 

 

Feb 19 Louisiana-Monroe

20

Texas Christian

1010

 0-0

MW

 

 

Feb 19 Sam Houston State

21

Louisville

697

 0-0

BigE

 

 

Feb 19 Bowling Green State

22

Georgia

666

 0-0

SEC

 

 

Feb 19 at Baylor

23

San Diego

611

 0-0

WCC

 

 

Feb 19 Indiana

24

Ohio State

561

 0-0

B10

 

 

Feb 19 at North Florida

25

UCLA

406

 0-0

P10

 

 

Feb 19 Southern

 

Others Receiving votes: Texas A&M 347; Vanderbilt 322; Oklahoma 270; Southern Mississippi 246; Stanford 224; Kansas 215; Alabama 192; Kentucky 175; Oklahoma State 171; Fresno State 168; Long Beach State 146; Dallas Baptist 141; Wichita State 123; Arizona 121; Cal Poly 120; Nebraska 119; Baylor 91; Florida Gulf Coast 89; Minnesota 84; Auburn 81; Missouri 80; Mississippi State 73; Houston 71; Kansas State 71; Michigan 70; San Diego State 69; Pepperdine 65; Virginia Tech 64; Tennessee 62; Middle Tennessee State 54; Hawaii 52; Washington State 45; Oregon 44; College of Charleston 44; Kent State 44; Tulane 43; California 43; Southern California 40; Western Kentucky 38; Notre Dame 38; Oral Roberts 37; Gonzaga 33; Elon 31; North Carolina State 28; Sam Houston State 27; UC Riverside 27; Cincinnati 24; Texas State 21; Boston College 20; Louisiana-Lafayette 20; Central Florida 20; Army 20; New Mexico 20; Troy 19; UC Davis 17; Indiana 15; Winthrop 14; North Carolina-Charlotte 14; South Florida 13; North Carolina-Wilmington 12; Bethune-Cookman 11; Loyola Marymount 11; Wake Forest 11; Texas Tech 11; Washington 10; James Madison 9; Appalachian State 9; Centenary 8; The Citadel 8; Illinois 7; UC Santa Barbara 7; Georgia Southern 7; Florida Atlantic 7; Western Carolina 7; San Francisco 5; Iowa 5; Eastern Illinois 5; Ohio 5; George Mason 4; St Mary's 4; Texas-Arlington 4; Georgia State 4; East Tennessee State 4; Pacific 4; Missouri State 3; Rhode Island 3; McNeese State 2; Louisiana Tech 2; Lipscomb 2; Mercer 2; Duke 1; High Point 1; Bradley 1; Brigham Young 1; Dayton 1; Southern 1; Monmouth 1; West Virginia 1;