NCBWA Division I Baseball Poll – May 4, 2009

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 UC Irvine Big West 34-11 4
3 Rice Conference USA 31-11 3
4 LSU Southeastern 36-13 5
5 Arizona State Pacific-10 33-11 2
6 Cal State Fullerton Big West 32-12 6
7 Mississippi SEC 36-13 8
8 Texas Big 12 33-11-1 10
9 Florida State ACC 33-12 9
10 Georgia Tech ACC 31-11-1 14
11 Arkansas SEC 31-14 12
12 Florida SEC 34-14 20
13 Georgia SEC 33-15 7
14 Virginia ACC 35-9-1 15
15 Miami (Fla.) ACC 31-16 13
16 Texas A&M Big 12 31-16 17
17 Oklahoma Big 12 34-14 11
18 TCU Mountain West 29-13 18
19 Cal Poly Big West 32-12 16
20 Clemson ACC 32-16 19
21 Kansas State Big 12 35-11-1 23
22 East Carolina C-USA 35-14 21
23 Coastal Carolina Big South 36-13 22
24 Oregon State Pac-10 27-12 29
25 Ohio State Big Ten 34-11 25
26 Alabama SEC 32-15 27
27 George Mason Colonial 38-9 28
28 Elon Southern 33-13 NR
29 Kansas Big 12 33-16 NR
30 Baylor Big 12 26-20 24

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Boston College (29-19), College of Charleston (30-16), Dallas Baptist (32-12), Eastern Illinois (34-10), Gonzaga (30-14), Illinois (30-13), Indiana State (30-14), Louisville (32-13), Minnesota (30-13), New Mexico (32-16), New Mexico State (38-10), Oklahoma State (29-19), San Diego (27-21), San Diego State (31-18), South Carolina (30-18), Southeastern Louisiana (31-17), Texas State (33-12), Western Carolina (30-17), Western Kentucky (35-12).

Dropped Out: Oklahoma State (26), San Diego (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, Colonial 1, Mountain West 1, Southern 1.