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2011 NCBWA Weekly Poll Has UCLA Ranked #1

The National College Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) just released their top 30 weekly poll. UCLA takes the #1 spot this week, followed by #2 Florida, #3 Vanderbilt, #4 Oklahoma and #5 TCU.

See the official press release from the NCBWA below for the entire poll.

NCBWA Feb. 21 Division I Poll

DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 14th year with its 2011 weekly surveys. Polls will be circulated from Feb. 21-June 28 following the 65th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., at the new TD Ameritade Stadium.

To date, TCU and UCLA have held the No. 1 NCBWA rankings in ’11.

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 300 baseball-playing schools in the 2010 NCAA Division I ranks, and there have been 12 circuits in the early surveys this season. Last year there were 16 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 UCLA Pacific-10 3-0 2
2 Florida Southeastern 3-0 3
3 Vanderbilt SEC 4-0 4
4 Oklahoma Big 12 4-0 5
5 TCU Mountain West 2-1 1
6 South Carolina SEC 3-0 8
7 Texas Big 12 3-1 6
8 Florida State Atlantic Coast 3-0 10
9 Arizona State Pac-10 3-0 11
10 Virginia ACC 3-0 13
11 Clemson ACC 2-1 7
12 Stanford Pac-10 2-1 14
13 Texas A&M Big 12 3-0 16
14 LSU SEC 3-0 19
15 Cal State Fullerton Big West 1-2 9
16 Louisville Big East 3-0 22
17 Coastal Carolina Big South 3-1 18
18 Rice Conference USA 1-2 15
19 Oregon Pac-10 1-2 12
20 Arkansas SEC 3-0 24
21 North Carolina ACC 4-0 29
22 Miami (Fla.) ACC 2-1 20
23 Arizona Pac-10 3-0 25
24 Georgia Tech ACC 2-1 21
25 College of Charleston Southern 3-0 26
26 UC Irvine Big West 3-0 27
27 Auburn SEC 2-1 23
28 Connecticut Big East 1-2 17
29 Alabama SEC 3-0 28
30 California Pac-10 2-0 30

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Baylor (2-1), Bethune-Cookman (3-0), Charlotte (4-0), East Carolina (3-0), FAU (3-0), Fresno State (2-0), Hawai’i (2-1), James Madison (4-0), Kansas State (3-0), Long Beach State (1-1), Mercer (3-1), Ole Miss (3-0), Oregon State (2-1), San Diego (1-3), Southeast Missouri State (2-1), Southeastern Louisiana (2-1), Southern Miss (3-0), St. John’s (2-1), Troy, (4-0), Tulane (2-1), UCF (3-0), Virginia Tech (2-1), Wichita State (3-0).

Dropped Out: None.

By conference: SEC 7, ACC 6, Pac-10 6, Big 12 3, Big East 2, Big West 2, Big South 1, C-USA 1, MWC 1, Southern 1.

  • guest

    how is uconn still rankednplay on the field doesn’t mean anythingncoastal may be the worst 1-3 excuse me 3-1 team in the country question calls allowed 2 games to continue so they could win