NCBWA Division I poll – June 2, 2009

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
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 21 separate leagues among the Top 30 in ‘09 polls to date, and all 16 schools in the NCAA Super Regionals are in the June 2 survey. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to www.ncbwa.com.

Rank School Conference Overall Record Previous Rank

1 LSU Southeastern 49-16 2
2 Arizona State Pacific-10 47-12 3
3 Cal State Fullerton Big West 45-14 4
4 Texas Big 12 44-13-1 5
5 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 45-16 7
6 Rice Conference USA 43-16 6
7 Florida State ACC 45-16 8
8 Virginia ACC 46-12-1 9
9 Florida SEC 42-20 11
10 TCU Mountain West 39-16 13
11 UC Irvine Big West 45-15 1
12 Mississippi SEC 43-18 12
13 Clemson ACC 44-20 16
14 East Carolina C-USA 46-18 19
15 Louisville Big East 47-16 20
16 Arkansas SEC 37-22 21
17 Oklahoma Big 12 43-20 10
18 Georgia Tech ACC 38-19-1 14
19 Miami (Fla.) ACC 38-22 17
20 Southern Miss C-USA NR
21 Coastal Carolina Big South 47-16 15
22 Kansas State Big 12 43-18-1 26
23 South Carolina SEC 40-23 28
24 Texas A&M Big 12 37-24 18
25 Oregon State Pac-10 37-19 27
26 Georgia SEC 38-24 22
27 Elon Southern 41-18 23
28 Vanderbilt SEC 37-27 NR
29 Western Kentucky Sun Belt 42-20 NR
30 Alabama SEC 37-21 24

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Army (36-21), Boston College (34-26), Cal Poly (37-21), Georgia Southern (42-17), Georgia State (39-22), Gonzaga (36-18), Kansas (39-24), Kent State (43-17), Middle Tennessee State (44-18), Minnesota (40-19), Ohio State (42-19), Oklahoma State (34-24), Oral Roberts (33-15), San Diego State (41-23), Tennessee Tech (31-24-1), Texas State (41-17).

Dropped Out: Cal Poly (25), Georgia Southern (29), Ohio State (30).

By conference: Southeastern 8, Atlantic Coast 6, Big 12 4, Conference USA 3, Big West 2, Pacific-10 2,

Big East 1, Big South 1, Mountain West 1, Southern 1, Sun Belt 1.