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COLLEGE WATCH: OSU 4th, UO 6th in baseball poll


Oregon State is ranked fourth in the nation and Oregon is rated sixth by Collegiate Baseball.

The top three, in order, are Cal State Fullerton, Mississippi State and LSU. Florida State is No. 5.

OSU finished 2013 in the fourth spot after winning a school-record 52 games.

The 2014 Beavers will open at the Husker Classic Feb. 14 at Tempe, Ariz., with games against Gonzaga, Nebraska and Pacific over four days. Then OSU plays Indiana, which is No. 7 in the preseason poll.

Oregon's season begins in Honolulu with four games against Hawaii Feb. 14-17. The Ducks were 48-16 in 2013, reaching the NCAA regionals.