COLLEGE STATION -- Winners of nine straight, the Texas A&M baseball team (26-6) earned a No. 8 ranking in the latest edition of the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association poll, released Monday.
The Aggies jumped eight spots in the poll after a 5-0 week and now sport their highest ranking since June 4, 2007 (No. 7). A&M leads the list of five Big 12 teams in the poll, which includes No. 11 Texas, No. 12 Missouri, No. 14 Nebraska and No. 20 Oklahoma State.
At second place in the league at 9-3, Texas A&M is ranked No. 11 in the USA Today/ESPN poll and No. 12 in Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s poll—both also released Monday. The Aggies lead the Big 12 in both hitting and fielding and rank second in pitching.
Texas A&M hits the road Tuesday to face 19th-ranked Houston, with first pitch scheduled for 6:30 p.m., before returning home to host Oklahoma in a Big 12 series that begins Friday night at Olsen Field. Tickets for all home games are available by calling 1-888-99-AGGIE or online at aggieathletics.com.