NCBWA Division 1 Poll (March 1st)

FROM NCBWA RELEASE

DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 13th year with its 2010 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will be circulated from Feb. 22-June 29 following the 64th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., and final CWS competition at historic Rosenblatt Stadium.

The poll voters come from 40 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. This week’s poll has representation by 10 different conferences among the 302 baseball-playing schools in the 2010 NCAA Division I ranks, and there have been 12 circuits in the initial surveys this season. Last year there were 17 different leagues (from 30 in NCAA Division I) among the Top 30 polls. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to www.ncbwa.com

Rank School Conference Overall Record Previous Rank
1 LSU Southeastern 7-0 1
2 Virginia Atlantic Coast 6-1 3
3 Florida State ACC 6-0 2
4 Arizona State Pacific-10 7-0 6
5 Florida SEC 5-0 7
6 Texas Big 12 5-2 8
7 Georgia Tech ACC 7-1 5
8 TCU Mountain West 5-1 9
9 Clemson ACC 6-0 13
10 Miami (Fla.) ACC 5-1 10
11 Louisville Big East 7-0 15
12 North Carolina ACC 6-1 12
13 Coastal Carolina Big South 7-1 19
14 UC Irvine Big West 4-3 4
15 Arkansas SEC 5-1 16
16 Rice Conference USA 3-4 14
17 Cal State Fullerton Big West 2-4 11
18 Oregon State Pac-10 5-2 20
19 East Carolina CUSA 4-3 21
20 UCLA Pac-10 6-0 27
21 Mississippi SEC 6-1 24
22 Oklahoma Big 12 6-1 22
23 Ohio State Big Ten 5-1 23
24 South Carolina SEC 4-2 18
25 Vanderbilt SEC 6-1 30
26 Stanford Pac-10 4-3 17
27 Kentucky SEC 6-0 29
28 Alabama SEC 5-0 NR
29 Georgia SEC 6-2 NR
30 St. John’s Big East 6-0 NR
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically):  Appalachian State (6-0), Arkansas State (6-1), Army (2-1), Belmont (6-0), Dallas Baptist (6-1), East Tennessee State (6-1), Florida Gulf Coast (6-1), Florida International (6-0), Fresno State (5-2), Kansas (4-1), Lamar (6-1), Middle Tennessee State (4-1), NC State (6-1), New Mexico (5-2), San Diego (4-4), Southeastern Louisiana (7-0), Southern Miss (4-3), Tennessee (4-2), Texas A&M (5-2), Texas Tech (6-2), Washington State (6-0), Western Kentucky (5-1), Wichita State (3-0), Winthrop (7-0).
Dropped Out: San Diego (25), Southern Miss (26), Texas A&M(28).
By conference: SEC 9, ACC 6, Pac-10 4, Big 12 2, Big East 2, Big West 2, C-USA 2, Big South 1, Big Ten 1, MWC 1.