Texas' Lance Ford celebrating with teammates Sam Bertelson (55) and Ryan Reynolds (5) during an earlier game, hit two homers Sunday, including a grand slam. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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Ahead of No. 2 LSU’s arrival in Austin, Texas is promoted to a national poll’s No. 22 ranking

Posted February 25th, 2019

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After climbing a spot in the national rankings, Texas will get a chance to impress the voters this week.

On Monday, Texas moved to No. 22 in the D1Baseball’s national poll. Ranked 23rd in D1Baseball’s last poll, Texas went 4-1 during a week in which it won an 11-4 decision at Rice and took three of its four games against Purdue.

UFCU Disch-Falk Field will host five games this weekend. Sam Houston State (5-1) and UT-San Antonio (5-3) will be UT’s guests on Tuesday and Wednesday. No. 2 LSU (7-0) will be in town for three games this weekend.

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Texas (6-2) was joined by No. 3 Texas Tech, No. 15 Baylor, No. 18 TCU and No. 19 Oklahoma State in a D1Baseball poll topped by Vanderbilt (5-1).

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