The ‘Conference of Champions’ will begin the 2014 season on February 14 with six teams nationally ranked by the National College Baseball Writers of America (NCBWA).
The Oregon State Beavers (52-13) are ranked at No. 3 while the defending national champion, UCLA Bruins (49-17) crack the top 10 at No. 9. The Oregon Ducks (48-16) just missed the top 10 coming in at No. 11 and the Arizona State Sun Devils (37-22-1) round out the top 20. Stanford and Arizona are also listed in the 35-team preseason poll at No. 31 and 33, respectively. Washington State also received votes.
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