Cardinals are ranked No. 2 in preseason Top 25

Louisville baseball received its second No. 2 ranking of the preseason on Tuesday

Louisville is ranked No. 2 in the D1 Baseball preseason Top 25 that was released on Tuesday morning.  Florida tops the top, with Vanderbilt at No. 3. Texas A&M and Oregon State round out the top 5. 

Six ACC teams are present in the D1 Baseball preseason rankings, with No. 6 Miami and No. 10 NC State joining the Cardinals in the top ten.  Virginia, North Carolina and Florida State also make the rankings.

The Cardinals are also ranked No. 2 in the previously released Collegiate Baseball Newspaper preseason poll.

The No. 2 position is the highest-ever preseason ranking and equals the highest placement in school history. This is the fourth consecutive season that Louisville has received a top ten preseason ranking.

LINK: Top 25

The Cardinals will begin team practice on January 29 and open the season at home February 19-21 with a three-game series against SIU-Edwardsville.

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