NCBWA April 13 Division I Poll

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
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 10 different conferences among the 302 baseball-playing schools in the 2009 NCAA Division I ranks. There have been 19 different leagues among the Top 30 in ’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 26-9 3
2 Georgia SEC 29-6 4
3 Rice Conference USA 25-8 7
4 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 27-9 2
5 Arizona State Pacific-10 25-8 1
6 Texas Big 12 24-8 9
7 UC Irvine Big West 22-9 10
8 Cal State Fullerton Big West 22-9 6
9 Miami (Fla,) ACC 25-10 5
10 Oklahoma Big 12 28-8 11
11 Georgia Tech ACC 21-8-1 8
12 Arkansas SEC 24-8 12
13 Baylor Big 12 23-10 13
14 Coastal Carolina Big South 29-7 19
15 Florida State ACC 21-11 20
16 Mississippi SEC 25-10 15
17 Virginia ACC 28-7-1 18
18 Clemson ACC 23-12 22
19 Cal Poly Big West 24-8 23
20 East Carolina C-USA 26-9 14
21 TCU Mountain West 22-10 24
22 Florida SEC 23-12 25
23 Texas A&M Big 12 21-14 16
24 San Diego State MWC 25-12 26
25 Oregon State Pac-10 20-7 27
26 Ohio State Big Ten 26-7 28
27 San Diego West Coast 23-13 21
28 Oklahoma State Big 12 21-14
29 Kansas State Big 12 26-9 NR
30 Kansas Big 12 23-12 NR

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (22-12), Boston College (22-12), Dallas Baptist (22-10), Eastern Illinois (24-6), Elon (20-11), George Mason (28-6), Georgia Southern (24-9), Gonzaga (23-10), Hawai’i (21-12), Illinois (21-8), Kent State (24-7), Louisville (24-9), Loyola Marymount (22-15), Middle Tennessee State (24-8), Minnesota (20-10), New Mexico (28-8), New Mexico State (29-6), South Carolina (23-12), Southern Miss (22-12), Texas State (23-10), Troy (22-13), UC Riverside (20-9), West Virginia (25-7), Western Kentucky (25-9).