OMAHA, NE - JUNE 29: The South Carolina Gamecocks celebrate with the Championshop trophy after defeating the UCLA Bruins in game 2 of the men's 2010 NCAA College Baseball World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium on June 29, 2010 in Omaha, Nebraska. The Gamecocks defeated the Bruins 2-1 in eleven innings to win the National Championship. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
The defending national champion Gamecock baseball team is ranked fourteenth in Collegiate Baseball's Preseason Top 40 poll. Other teams from the state of South Carolina in the poll are: Clemson (4); Coastal Carolina (24); and College of Charleston (35). The Citadel received votes.