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May 3, 2004

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia baseball team (36-9 overall, 14-4 in the ACC) received its highest ranking in school history thanks to its #7 ranking in the latest Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll for the week of May 3rd. Virginia is also ranked #15 by Baseball America and #18 in the Sports Weekly/ESPN Coaches Top-25 polls.

UVa’s previous highest ranking occurred one week ago when Collegiate Baseball tabbed the Cavaliers as the #10 ranked team in the country on April 26th.

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) poll for this week has not yet been released, but had Virginia ranked #20 last week.

Here is a look at UVa’s week-by-week rankings and votes received this season:

COLLEGIATE BASEBALL TOP-30 POLLDate		UVa's Ranking		UVa's RecordPreseason		Not Ranked		0-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 9	Not Ranked		0-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 16	Not Ranked		3-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 23	Not Ranked		5-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 1		Not Ranked		9-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 8		Not Ranked		13-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 15		#20			17-2, 3-0 ACCMarch 22		Not Ranked		18-5, 4-2 ACCMarch 29		Not Ranked		20-7, 5-4 ACCApril 5		#29			25-7, 8-4 ACCApril 12		#23			29-7, 11-4 ACCApril 19		#15			32-7, 14-4 ACCApril 26		#10			35-9, 14-4 ACCMay 3		#7			36-9, 14-4 ACC

BASEBALL AMERICA TOP-25 POLLDate UVa’s Ranking UVa’s RecordPreseason Not Ranked 0-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 9 Not Ranked 0-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 16 Not Ranked 3-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 23 Not Ranked 5-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 1 Not Ranked 9-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 8 Not Ranked 13-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 15 #19 17-2, 3-0 ACCMarch 22 #25 18-5, 4-2 ACCMarch 29 Not Ranked 20-7, 5-4 ACCApril 5 Not Ranked 25-7, 8-4 ACCApril 12 #23 29-7, 11-4 ACCApril 19 #15 32-7, 14-4 ACCApril 26 #17 35-9, 14-4 ACCMay 3 #15 36-9, 14-4 ACC

SPORTS WEEKLY/ESPN COACHES TOP-25 POLLDate UVa’s Ranking UVa’s RecordPreseason Receiving Votes (5) 0-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 9 Receiving Votes (5) 0-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 16 Receiving Votes (15) 3-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 23 Receiving Votes (12) 5-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 1 Receiving Votes (1) 9-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 8 Receiving Votes (33) 13-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 15 #20 17-2, 3-0 ACCMarch 22 Receiving Votes (82) 18-5, 4-2 ACCMarch 29 Receiving Votes (22) 20-7, 5-4 ACCApril 5 Receiving Votes (50) 25-7, 8-4 ACCApril 12 #23 29-7, 11-4 ACCApril 19 #17 32-7, 14-4 ACCApril 26 #21 35-9, 14-4 ACCMay 3 #18 36-9, 14-4 ACC

NCBWA TOP-35 POLLDate UVa’s Ranking UVa’s RecordPreseason Not Ranked 0-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 9 Not Ranked 0-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 16 Not Ranked 3-0, 0-0 ACCFebruary 23 Not Ranked 5-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 1 Receiving Votes 9-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 8 Receiving Votes 13-1, 0-0 ACCMarch 15 #25 17-2, 3-0 ACCMarch 22 #31 18-5, 4-2 ACCMarch 29 #29 20-7, 5-4 ACCApril 5 #27 25-7, 8-4 ACCApril 12 #24 29-7, 11-4 ACCApril 19 #20 32-7, 14-4 ACCApril 26 #20 35-9, 14-4 ACCMay 3 N/A 36-9, 14-4 ACC

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