CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – For the second-straight season, Virginia is ranked No. 5 in Baseball America’s preseason poll. The Cavaliers have been in the publication’s top-five six times since the 2010 season.

The Cavaliers are coming off the program’s fifth College World Series appearance, all have come in the last 12 seasons. The five trips to Omaha since 2009 are tied for the second-most by any college baseball program

Virginia finished the 2021 season ranked in the top-10 in every major collegiate baseball poll and ranked as high as No. 6 according to Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, NCBWA and Perfect Game.

The Cavaliers are also nationally ranked by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper (No. 24), USA Today Coaches Poll (No. 21) and the NCBWA (No. 17).

Baseball America (Since 2010)
Virginia Top 5 Preseason Poll Rankings

2010 – 2
2014 – 1*
2015 – 4*
2016 – 4
2021 – 5*
2022 – 5
*CWS Appearance