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ASU Baseball Ranked No. 16 by Collegiate Baseball

The Sun Devils are nearing a return to the diamond, and come in at No. 16 in one preseason poll

Trevor Williams
Trevor Williams
(Photo: ASU)

Arizona State doesn't rebuild. They reload.

The Sun Devils are gearing up for another successful baseball, with a solid core of nine returning starters and the nation's third-ranked recruiting class. With that talent, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper ranked ASU No. 16 in their preseason poll.

Arizona, the defending national champions, come in two spots behind ASU at No. 18.

ASU will open the 2013 season at home on February 15th with a three-game series against Bethune Cookman.

Collegiate Baseball Top 40 Preseason Poll
1. Arkansas
2. North Carolina
3. Vanderbilt
4. LSU
5. UCLA
6. Oregon
7. South Carolina
8. Kentucky
9. Stanford
10. Oregon State
11. NC State
12. San Diego
13. Mississippi State
14. Oklahoma
15. TCU
16. Arizona State
17. Georgia Tech
18. Arizona
19. Florida State
20. Rice
21. Texas
22. Louisville
23. Cal State Fullerton
24. Florida
25. Ole Miss
26. Texas A&M
27. Clemson
28. Miami (Fla.)
29. Georgia
30. UC Irvine
31. Missouri State
32. Wichita State
33. New Mexico
34. Kent State
35. Virginia
36. Southern Miss
37. East Carolina
38. Coastal Carolina
39. Dallas Baptist
40. Pepperdine