Apr. 20 NCBWA Division I Baseball 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 11 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.
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Rank School Conference Overall Record Previous Rank
1 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 31-10 4
2 Texas Big 12 29-8 6
3 Arizona State Pacific-10 28-8 5
4 Georgia Southeastern 31-8 2
5 Rice Conference USA 27-10 3
6 UC Irvine Big West 26-10 7
7 LSU SEC 28-12 1
8 Georgia Tech ACC 26-8-1 11
9 Cal State Fullerton Big West 24-11 8
10 Florida State ACC 25-12 15
11 Mississippi SEC 28-11 16
12 Miami (Fla.) ACC 26-13 9
13 Arkansas SEC 26-11 12
14 Oklahoma Big 12 29-11 10
15 Baylor Big 12 25-12 13
16 Virginia ACC 30-8-1 17
17 Cal Poly Big West 27-9 19
18 Texas A&M Big 12 25-14 23
19 Coastal Carolina Big South 30-9 14
20 TCU Mountain West 23-11 21
21 Clemson ACC 26-14 18
22 Florida SEC 26-14 22
23 Ohio State Big Ten 29-8 26
24 East Carolina C-USA 28-12 20
25 Oklahoma State Big 12 25-15 28
26 Oregon State Pac-10 23-9 25
27 Alabama SEC 27-13 NR
28 San Diego West Coast 25-15 27
29 Georgia Southern Southern 28-9 NR
30 Kansas State Big 12 29-11 29

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Dallas Baptist (25-11), Elon (24-12), George Mason (30-7), Hawai’i (24-13), Kansas (25-14), Kent State (28-8), Liberty (26-12), Louisville (27-10), New Mexico (30-11), New Mexico State (32-8), Oral Roberts (21-9), Rhode Island (24-12-1), Sam Houston State (25-13), San Diego State (26-15), San Jose State (26-11), South Carolina (26-14), Texas State (27-10), West Virginia (28-9).

Dropped Out: San Diego State (24), Kansas (30).

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