MSU ranked 14th by Baseball America

John Cohen and the Bulldogs were ranked 14th by Baseball America. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

John Cohen and the Bulldogs were ranked 14th by Baseball America. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State received its highest preseason ranking Monday when Baseball America voted the Bulldogs 14th.

It was the third preseason poll to have MSU ranked joining Collegiate Baseball (20th) and Perfect Game (23). did not have the Diamond Dogs among its preseason top 25.

State was one of five Southeastern Conference programs ranked by Baseball America joining defending national champion Vanderbilt (1), LSU (2), Florida (6) and South Carolina (13).

John Cohen‘s club finished 2014 with a 39-24 record and open the season at home Feb. 13 against Cincinnati.

2015 Rank, Team 2014 Record Final 2014 Rank
1. Vanderbilt
51-21  1
lsu2. Louisiana State 46-16 22
Houstonlogo3. Houston 48-18  11
virginia4. Virginia 53-16  2
texastech5. Texas Tech 45-21  9
florida6. Florida 40-23  18
7. Texas Christian
48-18  5
oklahomastate8. Oklahoma State 48-18  10
miami9. Miami 44-19  23
texas10. Texas 46-21  4
UCLA11. UCLA 25-30  NR
louisville12. Louisville 50-17  6
southcarolina13. South Carolina 44-18  25
Mississippi-State14. Mississippi State 39-24  NR
15. Rice
42-20  NR
MarylandLogo-150x15016. Maryland 40-23  14
17. North Carolina
35-27  NR
arizonastate18. Arizona State 33-24  NR
KennesawState19. Kennesaw State 40-24  16
oregon20. Oregon 44-20 NR
SeminoleHead_Color_White-Border21. Florida State 43-17  19
centralflorida22. Central Florida 36-23  NR
calstatefullerton23. Cal State Fullerton 34-24  NR
clemson24. Clemson 36-25  NR
25. Liberty
41-18  NR


I have covered Mississippi State in some capacity since 2004 and joined the Daily Journal staff in 2013. I enjoy short walks on the beach, performing concerts in my car and watching professional wrestling.

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