Georgia Tech Baseball Ranked No. 1 In USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll

Feb. 27, 2006

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech is ranked as the No. 1 team in the nation in the latest USA Today/ESPN coaches' poll released on Monday.

The Yellow Jackets are 10-0 to start the 2006 season, and Georgia Tech has the longest active winning streak in the nation.

Georgia Tech is ranked as the top team in the country for the 11th time in school history, including six times in 13 years under head coach Danny Hall. Tech's last No. 1 ranking came on March 28, 2005. The Yellow Jackets are ranked No. 1 for the fifth time since 2000.

Georgia Tech Baseball at No. 1

Date            Weeks at No. 1
Mar. 16, 1987    1
Mar. 19, 1990    1
Feb. 11, 1991    1
Mar. 1, 1993     4
May 17, 1993     1
Preseason 2004   4
May 22, 2000     2
Preseason 2001   6
Preseason 2003   6
Mar. 28, 2005    1
Feb. 27, 2006    ??

USA TODAY/ESPN TOP 25 COACHES' POLL -- 2/27/2006
The USA TODAY/ESPN Top 25 College Coaches' Poll as selected by 36 Division I coaches representing the American Baseball Coaches Association.

Rk   School (record)            Points  Last  First place votes
1.   Georgia Tech (10-0)         843    7      13
2.   Rice (10-2)                 829    4      10
3.   Clemson (5-1)               806    3      12
4.   North Carolina (7-0)        771    8       0
5.   Florida (8-3)               721    2       0
6.   Florida State (10-1)        689    9       0
7.   Cal State Fullerton (8-4)   602    5       0
8.   Texas (9-6)                 591    1       1
9.   Tennessee (7-2)             548   12       0
10.  Louisiana State (10-1)      480   19       0
11.  Nebraska (5-2)              476   10       0
12.  South Carolina (8-1)        460   17       0
13.  Arkansas (9-0)              437   23       0
14.  Oregon State (6-4)          426    6       0
15.  Long Beach State (9-4)      288   20       0
16.  Tulane (8-3)                274   15       0
17.  Arizona State (10-5)        269   11       0
18.  North Carolina State (12-1) 267   NR       0
19.  Pepperdine (8-6)            265   14       0
20.  Mississippi State (3-0)     238   21       0
21.  Stanford (9-4)              230   NR       0
22.  Mississippi (6-1)           184   22       0
23.  Georgia (6-0)               180   NR       0
24.  Miami (Fla.) (9-6)          109   16       0
25.  San Diego (7-6)              79   NR       0