South Carolina baseball continues to be regarded among the Top 5 baseball teams heading into the season.
The Gamecocks were ranked No. 4 in the D1 Baseball preseason Top 25 on Monday, checking in as the second-highest ranked SEC team.
The SEC had four teams in the Top 10, according to D1 Baseball, as No. 2 Florida, No. 5 LSU and No. 7 Vanderbilt also ranked highly. Texas A&M also was ranked No. 20.
The Gamecocks open the season against UNC Greensboro at Founders Park on Feb. 17. The team starts preseason scrimmages on Jan. 27.