2005 SEC Baseball Standings Week Four

Riding the momentum after a sweep of the LSU Tigers in Baton Rouge, the South Carolina Gamecocks are the week's biggest mover as they pulled into a tie in the SEC's Eastern Division with the Florida Gators.

For the first time ever the Gamecocks swept the Fighting Tigers, but it was it now makes USC 11-6 against LSU in the last four seasons. For Coach Smoke Laval's club it was another tough weekend as his team lost a series for the third consecutive week and is in last place in the Western Division standings. Things could go from bad to worse in the coming weeks as LSU takes on Ole Miss this coming weekend and then travels to Arkansas one week later.

The following is an up-to-date look at the conference standings through four weeks of the season:

Western Division
Alabama 8-4 24-10
Arkansas 7-5 27-6
Mississippi State 6-5 20-8
Auburn 6-6 22-13
Ole Miss 6-6 22-10
LSU 5-7 23-11

Eastern Division
South Carolina 8-4 28-5
Florida 8-4 25-8
Tennessee 7-4 23-9
Vanderbilt 5-7 20-10
Georgia 3-8 18-14
Kentucky 1-10 16-14

Next Weekend's Series
Auburn at Kentucky
Alabama at Florida
Arkansas at Tennessee
Mississippi State at Georgia
Ole Miss at LSU
Vanderbilt at South Carolina

This week the Auburn Tigers take to the road for a mid-week game against the Samford Bulldogs. Earlier this season the Bulldogs and Coach Casey Dunn pulled off one of the biggest surprises of the season when they beat Auburn 9-6 at Plainsman Park back on March 29. The Bulldogs enter with an overall record of 9-20 after starting the season 5-15. The Bulldogs are coming in off a series win against Southeast Missouri and they are currently 4-5 in Ohio Valley Conference play. The game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. with Josh Blake expected to get the start for the Tigers against TBA for the Bulldogs. The game will be played at Joe Lee Griffin Field on the Samford campus.

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