NCBWA Division I Poll – Mar. 2, 2009

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

DALLAS – 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 LSU Southeastern 7-0 2

2 Georgia SEC 8-0 4

3 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 7-1 1

4 Texas Big 12 9-0 7

5 Arizona State Pacific-10 8-1 6

6 Florida State ACC 6-1 5

7 Texas A&M Big 12 7-2 3

8 Rice Conference USA 5-2 9

9 Miami (Fla.) ACC 6-1 10

10 Georgia Tech ACC 6-1 8

11 Oklahoma State Big 12 6-1 12

12 Cal State Fullerton Big West 5-2 16

13 UC Irvine Big West 5-2 14

14 Coastal Carolina Big South 6-1 18

15 Baylor Big 12 6-2 20

16 San Diego West Coast 6-3 17

17 Florida SEC 5-3 13

18 Clemson ACC 4-1 19

19 Pepperdine WCC 5-2 21

20 East Carolina C-USA 5-1 23

21 TCU Mountain West 5-1 27

22 Oklahoma Big 12 7-3 22

23 Stanford Pac-10 2-5 11

24 Fresno State Western Athletic 3-4 15

25 Mississippi SEC 3-3 24

26 Arkansas SEC 5-1 29

27 Southern Miss C-USA 7-1 NR

28 Michigan Big Ten 7-2 25

29 Louisville Big East 4-3 28

30 Cal Poly Big West 6-1 NR

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Boston College (7-1), California (6-2), College of Charleston (4-2), Elon (4-2), Georgia Southern (7-1), Gonzaga (6-1), Indiana State (8-1), Kent State (5-0), Kentucky (4-2), Lamar (9-1), Ohio State (7-0), Oregon State (4-2), South Carolina (4-0), St. Mary’s (6-2), UC Santa Barbara (5-2), UCLA (2-6), UNC Wilmington (7-0), Vanderbilt (5-3), Virginia (8-0).

Dropped Out: UCLA (26), Kentucky (30)

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