Baseball Gears Up for Spring

Jan. 4, 2007 released its rankings of the top 64 teams in the southeast this week and the website ranked Florida Atlantic University at 28. The region includes the ACC, SEC, Conference USA, Sun Belt, Atlantic Sun, Colonial, Big South, Southland, Ohio Valley, MEAC and SWAC.

Fellow Sun Belt Conference member South Alabama was ranked 37th, while Middle Tennessee ranked 49th after it posted a 30-25 record last season.

The Owls were ranked ahead of six other Florida schools including Stetson, South Florida, Jacksonville, Florida International, UCF and North Florida.

On Monday the team will open its spring practice in preparation for opening day on February 2.