The University of Georgia checks in at No. 13 in Collegiate Baseball’s Fabulous 40 NCAA Division I pre-season poll presented by Big League Chew bubble gum, it was announced Tuesday.
Georgia welcomes back 25 returning lettermen from a squad that posted a 39-21 mark including 18-12 in the SEC a year ago. The Bulldogs were a national No. 8 seed and played host to an NCAA Regional where they reached the final to cap their finest season in a decade. Ike Cousins head baseball coach Scott Stricklin is in his sixth year with the Bulldogs. Georgia opens the 2019 season on Feb. 15 at Foley Field with a three-game series against Dayton.
The preseason poll features nine Southeastern Conference teams: LSU (#1), Vanderbilt (#2), Florida (#6), Ole Miss (#11), GEORGIA (#13), Auburn (#23), Arkansas (#25), Miss. State (#27) and Texas A&M (#29).