2009 Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Preseason Division 2 Poll

The Collegiate Baseball Newspaper has put out their Preseason Division 2 Poll. They have defending national champion Mount Olive (58-6) in the top spot. They are followed by the Tampa Spartans (42-11-1) who made the Division 2 College World Series last year before being eliminated by Ouachita Baptist. Tampa won the Division 2 title in 2006 and 2007. The rest of the top five is rounded out by Central Missouri (47-17), UC San Diego (43-18), and Columbus State.

Rank School Name ’08 Final Record Point Totals
1. Mount Olive 58-6 640
2. Tampa 42-11-1 618
3. Central Missouri 47-17 604
4. U.C. San Diego 43-18 590
5. Columbus St. 43-19 576
6. Southern Arkansas 46-12 540
7. Cal. St. Chico 42-17 536
8. Emporia St. 50-10 534
9. Ouachita Baptist 51-16 522
10. S.C. Aiken 47-17 498
11. Abilene Christian 44-17 490
12. Delta St. 48-11 452
13. Ashland 40-18 448
14. Franklin Pierce 43-15 440
15. West Chester 45-16 410
16. Florida Southern 29-21 388
17. North Georgia Coll. & St. 41-21 372
18. Angelo St. 39-19 360
19. Grand Valley St. 34-13 338
20. Wayne St., NE 40-13 328
21. Valdosta St. 36-18-1 320
22. Tusculum 41-15 300
23. Shippensburg 39-26 298
24. Cal. St. Stanislaus 37-23 238
25. West Alabama 45-13 232
26. Northern Kentucky 38-24 228
27. Mesa St. 42-17 218
28. St. Mary’s, TX 39-17 212
29. Catawba 43-18 208
30. Western Oregon 39-19 184
31. St. Joseph’s, IN 46-16 168
32. West Virginia St. 36-14 134
33. Francis Marion 34-20 114
34. Florida Tech. 35-20 86
Carson-Newman 43-18 86
36. Erskine 44-13 60
Lynn 33-19 60
38. Minnesota St.-Mankato 28-25 56
39. Mansfield 31-20 54
40. Bellarmine 36-22 40
Cal. St. Los Angeles 29-22 40

Also Receiving Votes: Indiana (PA) 32, S.E. Oklahoma 28, Slippery Rock 28, Southern Indiana 22, Kutztown 22, Indianapolis 18, Belmont Abbey 16, Georgia College & St. 16, California (PA) 10, Wayne St. (MI) 4, Concordia-St. Paul (MN) 4, Nebraska-Kearney 4, Nova S.E. 4, Massachusetts-Lowell 4, North Alabama 2, West Florida 2, Winona St. 2.

Not Reporting: Sonoma St., Nebraska-Omaha, Montevallo, Incarnate Word, Central Oklahoma, Concord, Southern Connecticut, Metro St., Shepherd, Pace, Pittsburgh-Johnstown, St. Edward’s (TX).