Feb. 23 NCBWA Division I Baseball Poll

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
NCBWA LogoDALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 12th year with its 2009 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will be circulated from Feb. 23-June 25 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 12 different conferences among the 302 baseball-playing schools in the 2009 NCAA Division I ranks. There have been 17 different leagues among the ’09 polls to date. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to www.ncbwa.com.

Rank School Conference Overall Record Previous Rank
1 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 3-0 1
2 LSU Southeastern 3-0 2
3 Texas A&M Big 12 4-0 4
4 Georgia SEC 3-0 5
5 Florida State ACC 4-0 6
6 Arizona State Pacific-10 4-0 7
7 Texas Big 12 4-0 8
8 Georgia Tech ACC 3-0 13
9 Rice Conference USA 1-2 3
10 Miami (Fla.) ACC 3-1 12
11 Stanford Pac-10 2-1 9
12 Oklahoma State Big 12 4-0 16
13 Florida SEC 3-0 24
14 UC Irvine Big West 3-1 15
15 Fresno State Western Athletic 2-1 17
16 Cal State Fullerton Big West 1-2 10
17 San Diego West Coast 2-1 18
18 Coastal Carolina Big South 3-1 22
19 Clemson ACC 3-0 26
20 Baylor Big 12 2-1 19
21 Pepperdine West Coast 2-1 21
22 Oklahoma Big 12 4-0 28
23 East Carolina C-USA 3-0 27
24 Mississippi SEC 1-2 14
25 Michigan Big Ten 4-0 30
26 UCLA Pac-10 2-1 25
27 TCU Mountain West 2-1 NR
28 Louisville Big East 0-3 11
29 Arkansas SEC 3-0 NR
30 Kentucky SEC 2-2 23

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Arizona (2-1), Boston College (4-0), Cal Poly (2-1), College of Charleston (3-0), Elon (2-1), Gonzaga (3-1), Kent State (3-0), Lamar (4-0), Liberty (3-1), Middle Tennessee (3-0), Missouri (1-3), Nebraska (2-1-1), Ohio State (3-0), Oregon State (1-1), Sam Houston State (4-0), San Diego State (2-1), South Carolina (2-0), Southeast Missouri State (2-1), Southern Miss (3-0), Tulane (3-1), UNC Wilmington (3-0), USC (2-1), Vanderbilt (1-2), Virginia (4-0).

By conference: Southeastern 6, Atlantic Coast 5, Big 12 5, Pacific-10 3, Big West 2, Conference USA 2, West Coast 2, Big East 1, Big South 1, Big Ten 1, Mountain West 1, Western Athletic 1.