Baseball Earns No. 25 Preseason Ranking by Collegiate Baseball
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Southern Miss baseball team received its first preseason ranking Tuesday by earning a No. 25 spot by the publication Collegiate Baseball.
The Golden Eagles finished the 2017 campaign with a 50-16 record and a Conference USA regular season championship as they posted a 25-5 league record. Southern Miss reached the final round of the league conference tournament at MGM Park in Biloxi, but fell to Rice in the final.
The team also played in its second-consecutive NCAA postseason and 14th overall by hosting a regional for the second time in school history.
The Golden Eagles open the season Feb. 16, when they play in the Mississippi Farm Bureau Classic, hosting Mississippi State in a three-game set at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.
Tickets for the 2018 home season can be purchased by going online at SouthernMissTickets.com, by calling 1-800-844-TICK (8425) or visiting the Pat Ferlise Ticket Office during normal business hours.