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ASU Baseball Ranked No. 17 In Baseball America Preseason Poll
Courtesy: Sun Devil Athletics
Release: 01/24/2012
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Jan. 24, 2012

The preseason poll can be found online at baseballamerica.com

DURHAM, N.C. - The Arizona State baseball team has been ranked No. 17 by Baseball America in their annual preseason poll, the publication announced.

The Sun Devils are set to play a total of 16 games against five ranked opponents this season, including four Pac-12 series'. They travel to Los Angeles March 16-18 to face No. 14 UCLA before hosting No. 23 Oregon State at Packard Stadium April 5-7, and play No. 2 Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif., April 20-22. ASU hosts No. 5 Arizona for two separate single-game sets on April 17 and May 16, respectively, and finishes the season with a three-game series against the Wildcats in Tucson May 25-27. No. 25 Cal State Fullerton visits Packard Stadium for a two-game tilt March 27-28.

Florida is ranked first, followed by Stanford, South Carolina, Arkansas and Arizona. Including the Sun Devils, the newly expanded Pac-12 Conference (with the addition of Utah) features five ranked opponents, including No. 2 Stanford, No. 5 Arizona, No. 14 UCLA and No. 23 Oregon State. The conference is tied for second with the ACC for number of teams in the poll.

For a first look at the 2012 Sun Devil baseball team, ASU is hosting the annual Alumni Game at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark on Feb. 11. First Pitch will be at 1 p.m. (MST) and admission is free.

The Sun Devils open the season by hosting a three-game series against Western Michigan from Feb. 17-19 at Packard Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. For the full 2012 schedule, click here.

Baseball America Top-25 Preseason Poll (2011 Final Record, '11 Final Ranking)
1. Florida 53-19 2
2. Stanford 35-22 13
3. South Carolina 55-14 1
4. Arkansas 40-22 24
5. Arizona 39-21 NR
6. Rice 42-21 15
7. Texas A&M 47-22 7
8. Louisiana State 36-20 NR
9. North Carolina 51-16 5
10. Vanderbilt 54-12 4
11. Georgia 33-32 NR
12. Georgia Tech 42-21 20
13. Texas 49-19 6
14. UCLA 35-24 22
15. Texas Christian 43-19 19
16. Clemson 43-20 21
17. Arizona State 43-18 9
18. Miami 38-23 23
19. Oklahoma 41-19 NR
20. Florida State 46-19 8
21. Central Florida 39-23 NR
22. Mississippi 30-25 NR
23. Oregon State 41-19 10
24. Louisville 32-29 NR
25. Cal State Fullerton 41-17 14

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