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: D1Baseball.com 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.