The University of Notre Dame baseball team has moved into the most recent Perfect Game and Baseball America national polls at No. 22 and No. 23, respectively, following its sweep at Tulane. The Irish (5-1) are ranked in the Baseball America top 25 for the first time since May 2006.
Notre Dame's three-game sweep of the Green Wave was the first by a non-conference opponent of Tulane since 1997. The Irish never trailed over the entire weekend and actually led at the completion of the last 22 innings.
Notre Dame did not break the top 25 in the Collegiate Baseball poll. This week's National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and USA Today polls have yet to be released.