The Big West Conference is experiencing a heyday of sorts lately—and it doesn’t involve Cal State Fullerton. This weekend features a matchup of two teams from the Big West that are both ranked in the Top 25 of all five major polls with the highest ranking for Cal Poly (7) and UC Santa Barbara (13) coming from Collegiate Baseball newspaper. Cal Poly (24-4, 3-0 Big West) ranks No. 5 in this week’s College Baseball Central Top 25 poll while UC Santa Barbara (19-5, 1-2 Big West) checks in at No. 23.
The Gauchos are coming off a disappointing weekend wherein they dropped the series to an unranked Hawai’i team at home marking the first series loss since mid-April of 2013, a streak of 15 series. It also marked the Gauchos’ first series loss at home since May 2012.>>>Read more on College Baseball Central