NCBWA Division Poll for Apr. 7, 2008

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 11th year with its 2008 weekly surveys. Polls will be circulated from Feb. 25-June 30 following the NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb.

The poll voters come from 30 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. This week’s poll has representation by 10 different conferences among the 298 baseball-playing schools in the 2008 NCAA Division I ranks, and 15 total leagues have had teams in the Top 30 in ’08. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to www.ncbwa.com.

Rank-School-Conference-Overall Record-Previous Rank (Records Through Apr. 6)
1 Miami (Fla.) Atlantic Coast 26-2 2
2 Florida State ACC 28-3 3
3 Arizona State Pacific-10 28-3 1
4 North Carolina ACC 25-6 4
5 Wichita State Missouri Valley 24-4 8
6 UC Irvine Big West 20-5 5
7 Rice Conference USA 23-10 15
8 Texas A&M Big 12 26-6 16
9 Kentucky Southeastern 25-5 14
10 South Carolina SEC 20-10 7
11 Texas Big 12 21-10 13
12 Missouri Big 12 22-8 10
13 Vanderbilt SEC 19-10 6
14 Nebraska Big 12 24-4-1 22
15 Cal State Fullerton Big West 18-10 19
16 Long Beach State Big West 18-11 9
17 California Pac-10 21-7-1 20
18 San Diego West Coast 22-11 18
19 Virginia ACC 24-9 12
20 Oklahoma State Big 12 20-9 23
21 Coastal Carolina Big South 24-7 21
22 Arizona Pac-10 15-11 11
23 Mississippi SEC 20-11 27
24 Georgia SEC 20-10 NR
25 Georgia Tech ACC 25-7 24
26 Stanford Pac-10 15-9 NR
27 Clemson ACC 18-13 17
28 UNC Wilmington Colonial 23-5-1 30
29 Florida SEC 21-10 25
30 Baylor Big 12 19-11 29

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Bethune-Cookman (19-11), Canisius (22-3), Charlotte (23-5), College of Charleston (22-9), Dallas Baptist (20-9), East Carolina (21-9), Houston (19-10), LSU (20-11), Michigan (17-8), N.C. State (20-9), Oral Roberts (20-7), Oregon State (15-10), Pepperdine (20-10), Southern Miss (20-10), St. John’s (22-6), UCLA (14-12), UTSA (21-11), Washington (20-9), West Virginia (24-7), Santa Clara (14-9), Southern Miss (17-8), St. John’s (19-5), Stanford (12-7), UCF (22-6), UTSA (18-10).

Dropped Out: Oregon State (26), UCLA (28)

By conference: Atlantic Coast 6, Big 12 6, Southeastern 6, Pacific-10 4, Big West 3, Colonial 1, Conference USA 1, Big South 1, Missouri Valley 1, West Coast 1.