NCBWA May 11 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 13 different conferences among the 302 baseball-playing schools in the 2009 NCAA Division I ranks, and five different schools have held down the No. 1 position. There have been 20 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 UC Irvine Big West 37-11 2
2 LSU Southeastern 38-14 4
3 Arizona State Pacific-10 38-11 5
4 Cal State Fullerton Big West 36-13 6
5 North Carolina ACC 38-13 1
6 Rice Conference USA 33-13 3
7 Texas Big 12 36-12-1 8
8 Georgia Tech ACC 33-12-1 10
9 Florida State ACC 36-14 9
10 Virginia ACC 37-10-1 14
11 Mississippi SEC 37-15 7
12 Florida SEC 35-17 12
13 Oklahoma Big 12 37-16 17
14 TCU Mountain West 31-14 18
15 Texas A&M Big 12 33-18 16
16 Clemson ACC 34-17 20
17 Arkansas SEC 31-17 11
18 Georgia SEC 34-17 13
19 Alabama SEC 35-15 26
20 East Carolina C-USA 37-15 2
21 Miami (Fla.) ACC 32-18 15
22 Coastal Carolina Big South 39-13 23
23 Kansas State Big 12 38-13-1 21
24 Cal Poly Big West 33-15 19
25 Elon Southern 36-14 28
26 Oregon State Pac-10 29-14 24
27 George Mason Colonial 38-9 27
28 Louisville Big East 36-14 NR
29 Ohio State Big Ten 36-14 25
30 Texas State Southland 37-12 NR

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Baylor (26-20), Bethune-Cookman (29-26), College of Charleston (35-16), Dallas Baptist (35-14), Eastern Illinois (34-10), Georgia Southern (35-14), Gonzaga (30-14), Indiana State (33-14), Kansas (35-18), Minnesota (33-14), Missouri (30-23), San Diego State (34-18), South Carolina (32-19), Southeastern Louisiana (34-18), West Virginia (34-14).

Dropped Out: Kansas (29), Baylor (30)

By conference: Atlantic Coast 6, Southeastern 6, Big 12 4, Big West 3, Conference USA 2, Pacific-10 2, Big East 1, Big South 1, Big Ten 1, Colonial 1, Mountain West 1, Southern 1, Southland 1.