@CanesBaseball Ranked No. 6 in D1Baseball Preseason Top 25


CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Miami Hurricanes baseball team picked up its second top-10 ranking of the 2016 preseason Tuesday, checking in at No. 6 in’s first top-25 rankings of the spring. The Hurricanes, who were ranked No. 4 in Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s top 25 released in December, were one of six teams from the ACC ranked by To view the entire 2016 Preseason Top 25, click HERE. Miami returns 18 letterwinners from a 2015 team that won a second straight ACC Coastal Division title and qualified for the College World Series for the 24th time in program history. The Hurricanes ended the 2015 season in Omaha, Neb., and were ranked No. 6 by D1Baseball, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, Baseball America, Perfect Game and USA TODAY in year-end polls. Two Hurricanes – juniors Zack Collins and Bryan Garcia – have earned preseason All-America recognition from both Louisville Slugger and Perfect Game. The Hurricanes’ 2016 schedule includes home series against four teams ranked in the top 25 (No. 1 Florida, No. 2 Louisville, No. 13 Virginia and No. 16 North Carolina), as well as a road series at No. 20 Florida State. The Hurricanes, who earned the No. 5 national seed entering last year’s postseason run, won 50 games and extended their own college baseball record by qualifying for the NCAA postseason for the 43rd straight year; Miami has not missed the NCAA postseason since 1972.

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