2012 Baseball Recruiting Class Ranked Ninth

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 09/25/2012
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- In its 30th annual breakdown of college baseball's top recruiting classes, Collegiate Baseball newspaper ranked the Miami Hurricanes' 2012 class as the ninth-best in the nation.

The Hurricanes' 13-member class, comprised of 11 true freshmen, one redshirt freshman and one junior, was ranked third-best in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The rankings are based on players who enroll at school each fall. Players who initially signed with a school and then signed a professional contract after being drafted do not count in the overall evaluation. 

Clemson (No. 5), North Carolina (No. 8), Florida State (No. 19), Georgia Tech (No. 28) and Virginia (No. 32) rounded out the ACC teams ranked in the top 40.


Collegiate Baseball Newspaper's 2012 Recruiting Class Rankings.

Rank School Recruits Freshmen JuCo Transfers
1 Vanderbilt Commodores 11 11 0 0
2 UCLA Bruins 12 12 0 0
3 Arizona State Sun Devils 15 15 0 0
4 LSU Tigers 17 15 2 0
5 Clemson Tigers 10 10 0 0
6 Stanford Cardinal 10 10 0 0
7 Florida Gators 11 10 0 1
8 North Carolina Tar Heels 17 15 1 1
9 Miami Hurricanes 13 12 1 0
10 South Carolina Gamecocks 15 11 4 0
11 Kentucky Wildcats 10 10 0 0
12 TCU Horned Frogs 16 10 6 0
13 Texas A&M Aggies 17 16 1 0
14 Georgia Bulldogs 15 13 2 0
15 Texas Longhorns 14 9 5 0
16 Alabama Crimson Tide 12 11 1 0
17 Cal State Fullerton Titans 13 13 0 0
18 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos 25 19 6 0
19 Florida State Seminoles 15 9 6 0
20 Fresno State Bulldogs 13 11 2 0
21 Arizona Wildcats 14 13 1 0
22 Auburn Tigers 15 9 6 0
23 Oregon Ducks 10 5 5 0
24 Southern California Trojans 19 17 1 1
25 California Golden Bears 14 13 1 0
26 Arkansas Razorbacks 16 11 5 0
27 Rice Owls 9 7 2 0
28 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 7 7 0 0
29 Stetson Hatters 16 12 4 0
30 Missouri State Bears 11 10 1 0
31 Oklahoma Sooners 17 10 7 0
32 Virginia Cavaliers 15 15 0 0
33 East Carolina Pirates 13 10 3 0
34 Oregon State Beavers 12 8 4 0
35 Louisville Cardinals 10 9 1 0
36 Houston Cougars 17 10 7 0
37 Mississippi State Bulldogs 15 8 7 0
38 Kennesaw State 12 9 3 0
39 Ole Miss Rebels 14 9 5 0
40 UCF Knights 10 7 3 0

Other Top Recruiting Classes: Coastal Carolina, Maryland,Tulane, College of Charleston, Wichita St., San Diego,South Florida, Baylor, Creighton, Oklahoma St., Nebraska,Cal. St. Bakersfield, Minnesota, Connecticut, Jacksonville,U.C. Irvine, South Alabama, Dallas Baptist, Washington,Texas Tech. Kent St., Western Michigan, Southern Mississippi,Florida Atlantic, Stony Brook, Michigan, Ohio St.,Purdue, Cal Poly, Winthrop, N.C. State, Wake Forest, Troy,Austin Peay St., Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Nevada-Las Vegas, Arkansas-Little Rock, Indiana, James Madison,Washington St., Kansas, Iowa, San Francisco, Florida International,Pepperdine, Oral Roberts, Western Kentucky, SanDiego St., Louisiana-Lafayette, Western Carolina, Missouri,New Mexico, Hawaii, Long Beach St., St. John's, Seton Hall,Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Georgia Southern, AppalachianSt., Bradley, N.C. Wilmington.

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