The University of Georgia baseball program is ranked No. 11 in the nation in the first Baseball America preseason Top 25 that was released Tuesday.
Georgia Tech ranked just below the Bulldogs at No. 12. The Yellow Jackets were also ranked No. 9 by Collegiate Baseball Preseason Top 40 and Georgia check in at No. 18.
The Bulldogs return 22 lettermen and eight starters from the 2011 squad that registered a 33-32 mark and advanced to the NCAA Regionals.