Movin' Up! Baseball Ranks No. 7 in the Nation
April 7, 2014
HOUSTON - With a 25-6 overall record, Houston Baseball continues to climb the Top 25 national polls, ranking as high as No. 7 this week by Perfect Game - moving up three spots after finishing 3-1 last week on the road.
The No. 7 national ranking is the highest ranking in any poll since coming in at No. 6 to open the 2003 season. Houston appears among the nation's Top 20 in all five polls for the third straight week.
Along with the No. 7 ranking, Houston polls in at No. 8 by Baseball America - moving up two spots from No. 10 a week ago and No. 10 by USA Today/Coaches Poll - jumping three spots.
Winners of 10 of the last 12, Houston returns home to host Texas State and No. 10 Louisville this week. The Cougars are currently 18-2 at Cougar Field and are 6-1 in midweek action. .
Houston also found itself ranked No. 11 by the National Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) and No. 16 by Collegiate Baseball.
This week marked the fifth straight week Houston has appeared among the nation's Top 30.
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