NCAA Baseball Rankings: Virginia tops the rankings while Arizona is left out

Bruce Thorson-US PRESSWIRE

Arizona's not ranked, but have plenty of ranked opponents on the 2014 schedule

Two major college baseball outlets (Baseball America and Perfect Game) released their 2014 preseason rankings, and the Arizona Wildcats are nowhere to be found.

The Virginia Cavaliers lead the way in both polls, with BA featuring three Pac-12 teams (Oregon, OSU, and defending national champion UCLA), while Perfect Game has four (Arizona St. the fourth).

Here's a look at the two polls:

# Baseball America Perfect Game
1 Virginia Virginia
2 Oregon State Cal State Fullerton
3 Indiana Oregon State
4 Cal State Fullerton Florida State
5 NC State Indiana
6 Florida State Mississippi State
7 South Carolina South Carolina
8 Mississippi State UCLA
9 LSU Oregon
10 Vanderbilt NC State
11 Oregon Vanderbilt
12 UCLA LSU
13 Clemson UNC
14 UL-Lafayette Clemson
15 Rice Florida
16 Miami Louisville
17 UNC Rice
18 Texas Arizona State
19 TCU Texas A&M
20 Louisville Miami
21 Alabama Alabama
22 Kansas State Kansas State
23 Florida Oklahoma State
24 Texas A&M Florida Atlantic
25 Arkansas Texas

Arizona will get its first crack at a ranked opponent Friday, March 7th at 7 PM when Mississippi State visits Hi Corbett for the Hi Corbett Classic.

Oregon State comes to Tucson March 28-30, UCLA April 11-13 and ASU April 25-27.  The Cats go to Oregon May 2-4 and travel north to Tempe on March 26th and April 9th.

Opening day is February 14th at Hi Corbett when Kent St. makes the trip west.

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