- Mike DiRocco, ESPN Staff Writer
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida baseball team, fresh off a 3-1 performance, come it at No. 2 in Eric Sorenson's weekly power rankings.
The Gators (28-8, 9-6 SEC) beat Florida State to finish a 3-0 series sweep of the rival Seminoles and also took two-of-three games at Tennessee last week. Pitcher/DH Brian Johnson had a monster week, hitting .471 (8-for-17) and driving in seven runs in the four games and also pitching six scoreless innings in Sunday's 8-1 victory over the Vols to earn SEC Player of the Week honors.
Florida is second in the SEC's Eastern Division and trails leader Kentucky (32-5, 11-4) by two games.