Pac-10 Baseball Coaches Pick Sun Devils To Win Conference Crown
Jan. 29, 2007
TEMPE, Ariz. -
Head coach Pat Murphy and the
The Sun Devils received four of nine first-place votes, earning 57 points overall.
Arizona State, ranked 14th in Collegiate Baseball's preseason Top-25 and 20th in Baseball America's preseason Top-40 was joined in the postseason last year by Oregon State, Stanford and UCLA, making 2006 the 10th consecutive season the Conference has qualified at least four of its nine teams for the NCAA Tournament.
The Pacific-10 Conference has produced a College World Series participant each year since 1996 and has made the CWS 25 times overall since the league became known as the Pac-10 in 1979.
The Sun Devils open 2007 on Friday night at 7 p.m. when they host
Results of the poll are as follows. Eight points are awarded for a first-place vote, seven points for a second-place vote, and so on. Coaches are not allowed to vote for their own team.
3. Stanford (2) 51
4. UCLA 44
6. USC 27