NCBWA Division I Poll – Apr. 14, 2008

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 11 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. 13)

1 Miami (Fla.) Atlantic Coast 30-3 1
2 Florida State ACC 31-3 2
3 Arizona State Pacific-10 30-4 3
4 North Carolina ACC 29-7 4
5 UC Irvine Big West 23-6 6
6 Wichita State Missouri Valley 27-5 5
7 Rice Conference USA 27-10 7
8 Texas A&M Big 12 30-6 8
9 South Carolina Southeastern 25-10 10
10 Missouri Big 12 25-9 12
11 Vanderbilt SEC 24-10 13
12 San Diego West Coast 27-11 18
13 Nebraska Big 12 25-6-1 14
14 Oklahoma State Big 12 23-10 20
15 Texas Big 12 23-12 11
16 Virginia ACC 29-9 19
17 Kentucky SEC 26-8 9
18 Cal State Fullerton Big West 20-12 15
19 Coastal Carolina Big South 28-7 21
20 California Pac-10 23-9-2 17
21 Georgia SEC 23-12 24
22 Arizona Pac-10 20-11 22
23 Mississippi SEC 24-12 23
24 Long Beach State BWC 19-14 16
25 Stanford Pac-10 17-11-1 26
26 East Carolina CUSA 26-9 NR
27 Michigan Big Ten 22-8 NR
28 Georgia Tech ACC 26-10 25
29 Florida SEC 24-12 29
30 UNC Wilmington Colonial 26-7-1 28

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Baylor (22-13), Canisius (26-4), Charlotte (27-7), Clemson (18-17), Dallas Baptist (22-9), Elon (28-9), Florida Atlantic (21-12), Houston (22-12), James Madison (25-8), LSU (22-13), NC State (23-11), Notre Dame (21-9), Oral Roberts (24-8), Oregon State (16-12), Pepperdine (23-11), Southern Miss (23-11), St. John’s (25-8), Tennessee (22-13), TCU (23-12), UC Davis (23-11), UCLA (17-13), UTSA (24-11).

Dropped Out: Clemson (27), Baylor (30)