LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Texas Tech baseball has received another high preseason ranking ahead of the Feb. 15 opening day, coming in at No. 3 in the D1 Baseball preseason poll.
Tech is listed behind No. 1 Vanderbilt and No. 2 LSU as one of the top 25 baseball teams in the nation, according to the list released Monday morning. The Red Raiders also fall ahead of No. 6 Florida, the team that booted Tech out of the College World Series last season.
The team is the highest ranked Big 12 team on the list as Baylor comes in at No. 15, Oklahoma State at No. 18, TCU at No. 19 and Texas at No. 23. This is not the only high preseason ranking the team has received, last week Tech was listed at No. 5 by Perfect Game.