Even though the University of Alabama baseball team lost its first game of the season over the weekend, it went up in the two polls it was ranked last week, and was added by another.
The Crimson Tide was at No. 20, up from No. 23, in the Collegiate Baseball rankings, while the coaches’ poll bumped it up from No. 25 to No. 21.
The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association poll had Alabama at No. 24 on Monday afternoon. The Crimson was the top vote getter outside of the top 25 last week.
The Crimson Tide is not ranked in the D1Baseball.com Top 25, or by Baseball America. Alabama finished the week at 3-1, suffering its first loss of the season in the middle game of the weekend against Lipscomb. The loss snapped a 14-game winning streak to start the season as the Crimson Tide was one of only two teams in the nation still undefeated.
The 14-game streak was the best start under head coach Brad Bohannon, surpassing 2018’s mark of 9-0 to start the year. The 14-0 record is also the second-best start to a season in program history and the fifth-longest winning streak, at any point, in the Alabama record books.
Alabama lost 3-2 to Lipscomb on Saturday. It took the other two…