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N.C. State Baseball Team Ranked No. 8

Posted April 14, 2003 1:30 a.m. EDT

— With three victories in four games during the week, including two in an important three-game Atlantic Coast Conference series, N.C. State's baseball team has jumped to No. 8 in the latest national poll by

Collegiate Baseball


The Wolfpack was ranked No. 9 a week ago.

N.C. State held steady at No. 14 in the latest

Baseball America


The No. 8 national ranking is the highest N.C. State has been in the polls since May 17, 1993, when the Wolfpack was ranked No. 7 in

Baseball America

and No. 6 in

USA Today Baseball Weekly.

This is the fifth consecutive week that N.C. State has been ranked by

Collegiate Baseball.