The University of Louisville baseball program’s 2018 recruiting class was ranked fourth nationally by Collegiate Baseball newspaper as announced by the publication on Monday.
Monday’s announcement marked the second No. 4 ranking for the Cardinals’ class, which was also tabbed as fourth-best in the nation by Baseball America earlier this month. The class features 15 student-athletes and each of them are currently enrolled at UofL and participating in fall workouts.
The 2018 class ranking is the highest in school history and marked the ninth time in the last 11 years Louisville has earned a top 25 national recruiting ranking under the guidance of head coach Dan McDonnell. The Cardinals had the top class in the ACC according to Collegiate Baseball newspaper and was among seven ACC programs in the top 40 classes – No. 6 Florida State, No. 7 Clemson, No. 11 North Carolina, No. 20 Miami, No. 26 Virginia and No. 34 NC State.
The Cardinals will continue their preparations for the 2019 season during fall workouts, which will include an exhibition scrimmage against Indiana on Saturday at 11 a.m., ET at Jim Patterson Stadium. Admission is free for all fall scrimmages.