NCBWA Division I poll for May 25th

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
NCBWA LogoDALLAS – 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, and five different schools have held down the No. 1 position. There have been 20 separate leagues (30 receive automatic NCAA bids) among the Top 30 in ’09 polls to date, and all 16 schools hosting NCAA first round regionals are in the May 25 survey. 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 43-13 1
2 LSU Southeastern 46-16 2
3 Arizona State Pacific-10 44-12 3
4 Cal State Fullerton Big West 42-14 5
5 Texas Big 12 41-13-1 6
6 Rice Conference USA 39-15 9
7 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 42-16 4
8 Florida State ACC 42-16 7
9 Virginia ACC 43-12-1 14
10 Oklahoma Big 12 41-18 10
11 Florida SEC 39-20 11
12 Mississippi SEC 40-17 8
13 TCU Mountain West 36-16 12
14 Georgia Tech ACC 35-17-1 13
15 Coastal Carolina Big South 46-14 18
16 Clemson ACC 40-19 15
17 Miami (Fla.) ACC 36-20 16
18 Texas A&M Big 12 36-22 19
19 East Carolina C-USA 42-17 17
20 Louisville Big East 44-15 23
21 Arkansas SEC 34-22 20
22 Georgia SEC 37-22 22
23 Elon Southern 40-16 24
24 Alabama SEC 37-19 21
25 Cal Poly Big West 37-19 25
26 Kansas State Big 12 41-16-1 28
27 Oregon State Pac-10 35-17 30
28 South Carolina SEC 38-21 26
29 Georgia Southern Southern 42-15 NR
30 Ohio State Big Ten 40-17 27

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Bethune-Cookman (32-26), Dallas Baptist (38-17), Georgia Mason (42-12), Georgia State (39-20), Gonzaga (35-16), Indiana (32-25), Jacksonville (36-20), Kent State (42-15), Middle Tennessee State (43-16), Minnesota (38-17), Missouri (34-25), Oral Roberts (31-13), Sam Houston State (36-22), San Diego State (40-21), Texas State (41-15), Vanderbilt (34-25), Washington State (31-23).

Dropped Out: George Mason (29).

By conference: Southeastern 7, Atlantic Coast 6, Big 12 4, Big West 3, Conference USA 2, Pacific-10 2, Southern 2, Big East 1, Big South 1, Big Ten 1, Mountain West 1