NCBWA Logo

2011 NCBWA Top 30 Poll (March 7th)

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
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, UCLA and Florida 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 13 different conferences among the 300 baseball-playing schools in the 2010 NCAA Division I ranks, and there have been 14 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 Florida Southeastern 10-1 1
2 Vanderbilt SEC 11-1 2
3 Oklahoma Big 12 14-0 3
4 South Carolina SEC 8-1 4
5 Florida State ACC 10-1 5
6 Virginia ACC 12-1 8
7 Arizona State Pacific-10 9-2 7
8 Clemson ACC 7-2 9
9 TCU Mountain West 7-4 10
10 LSU SEC 11-1 11
11 UCLA Pac-10 7-4 6
12 Texas Big 12 7-4 12
13 Cal State Fullerton Big West 8-3 14
14 North Carolina ACC 11-1 18
15 Arkansas SEC 10-1 16
16 Texas A&M Big 12 9-3 13
17 Stanford Pac-10 6-5 15
18 Arizona Pac-10 9-2 22
19 Rice Conference USA 8-5 17
20 Louisville Big East 8-2 23
21 UC Irvine Big West 8-1 21
22 College of Charleston Southern 10-2 19
23 Auburn SEC 9-3 25
24 Coastal Carolina Big South 7-4 27
25 Georgia Tech ACC 8-4 28
26 Fresno State Western Athletic 8-1 29
27 Oregon Pac-10 5-6 20
28 Wichita State Missouri Valley 9-2 30
29 California Pac-10 6-4 24
30 James Madison Colonial 11-1 NR

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (7-4), Baylor (6-5), Cal State Bakersfield (11-2), Charlotte (9-2), Connecticut (4-4), Creighton (9-1), Duke (10-2), East Carolina (7-3), Florida Atlantic(10-3), Florida International (11-2), Kansas State (9-2), Kennesaw State(9-2), Long Beach State (5-6), Mercer (11-3), Miami (4-7), Mississippi State (10-3), Nebraska (8-4), New Mexico State (10-2), Oklahoma State(8-3), Ole Miss (10-3), Oregon State (9-3), Sam Houston State (10-2), San Jose State (8-3), Southeastern Louisiana (8-3), Southern Miss (8-3), Stetson (9-1), Texas State (9-2), Troy (9-2), Tulane (9-3), UCF (9-2), UNLV (11-2), UT Arlington (6-5), Virginia Tech (9-4).

Dropped Out: Miami, Fla. (26)

By conference: Pacific-10 6, Southeastern 6, Atlantic Coast 5, Big 12 3, Big West 2, Big East 1, Big South 1, Colonial 1, Conference USA 1, Missouri Valley 1, Mountain West 1,Southern 1, Western Athletic 1.