NCBWA Apr. 27 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 11 different conferences among the 302 baseball-playing schools in the 2009 NCAA Division I ranks. There have been 19 separate 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 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 35-11 1
2 Arizona State Pacific-10 31-9 3
3 Rice Conference USA 28-10 5
4 UC Irvine Big West 30-11 6
5 LSU Southeastern 33-12 7
6 Cal State Fullerton Big West 29-11 9
7 Georgia SEC 33-11 4
8 Mississippi SEC 32-12 11
9 Florida State ACC 30-12 10
10 Texas Big 12 29-11-1 2
11 Oklahoma Big 12 33-11 14
12 Arkansas SEC 29-12 13
13 Miami (Fla.) ACC 29-14 12
14 Georgia Tech ACC 28-11-1 8
15 Virginia ACC 34-9-1 16
16 Cal Poly Big West 29-10 17
17 Texas A&M Big 12 28-15 18
18 TCU Mountain West 27-12 20
19 Clemson ACC 30-15 21
20 Florida SEC 31-14 22
21 East Carolina C-USA 32-13 24
22 Coastal Carolina Big South 32-12 19
23 Kansas State Big 12 31-11-1 30
24 Baylor Big 12 25-17 15
25 Ohio State Big Ten 31-10 23
26 Oklahoma State Big 12 28-17 25
27 Alabama SEC 29-15 27
28 George Mason Colonial 34-8 NR
29 Oregon State Pac-10 24-11 26
30 San Diego West Coast 27-17 28

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): BYU (24-16), Dallas Baptist (29-11), Eastern Illinois (32-9), Elon (28-13), Georgia Southern (30-11), Gonzaga (28-13), Illinois (26-12), Kansas (29-15), Kent State (32-9), Liberty (29-13), Middle Tennessee (30-12), Minnesota (27-12), New Mexico (31-12), New Mexico State (34-10), Rhode Island (29-13-1), Sam Houston State (28-16), San Diego State (28-17), South Florida (27-15), Southeastern Louisiana (26-17), Texas State (31-10), UC Riverside (24-13), Vanderbilt (27-17), Western Carolina (25-17), Western Kentucky (30-12).

Dropped Out: Georgia Southern (29).

By conference: ACC 6, Big 12 6, SEC 6, Big West 3, C-USA 2, Pac-10 2, Big South 1, Big Ten 1, Colonial 1, Mountain West 1, West Coast 1.