The Tigers fell to No. 5 in the final Baseball America poll Thursday after its’ winless end at the College World Series, released a day after receiving the No. 7 spot in the Collegiate Baseball poll.
With LSU also placed at No. 5 in the Perfect Game rankings, this marks the second time the team has finished in the Top 5 in five years following their 23 regular-season conference wins.
After capturing the SEC Western Division and SEC tournament titles, LSU earned the No. 4 national seed. LSU won NCAA Regional and NCAA Super Regional championships and advanced to the College World Series, establishing a three-time record for appearing in the College World Series.