NCBWA Division I Poll (April 4th)


FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
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, Florida, and Vanderbilt 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 11 different conferences among the 300 baseball-playing schools in the 2010 NCAA Division I ranks, and there have been 16 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 Vanderbilt Southeastern 26-3 1
2 Virginia Atlantic Coast 28-2 2
3 South Carolina SEC 22-5 3
4 Florida SEC 24-5 4
5 Arizona State Pacific-10 21-6 5
6 Texas A&M Big 12 22-6 6
7 Oklahoma Big 12 22-6 7
8 Texas Big 12 21-7 8
9 Florida State Atlantic Coast 21-7 9
10 North Carolina ACC 26-4 10
11 TCU Mountain West 18-9 11
12 Cal State Fullerton Big West 20-8 14
13 Fresno State Western Athletic 20-3 15
14 Georgia Tech ACC 23-6 12
15 LSU SEC 20-8 16
16 Stanford Pac-10 13-7 19
17 UCLA Pac-10 14-9 20
18 Arkansas SEC 19-8 13
19 UC Irvine Big West 18-6 22
20 California Pac-10 19-6 21
21 Arizona Pac-10 20-9 18
22 Rice Conference USA 21-11 25
23 Southern Miss C-USA 22-5 28
24 Alabama SEC 21-9 24
25 Louisville Big East 18-9 23
26 Clemson ACC 14-12 17
27 Oregon State Pac-10 20-7 27
28 Charlotte Atlantic 10 23-6 NR
29 Troy Sun Belt 22-5 NR
30 Oklahoma State Big 12 21-7 NR
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Cal State Bakersfield (20-7), Coastal Carolina (18-10), Connecticut (14-10-1), Creighton (20-5,) East Carolina (20-7), East Tennessee State (16-8), Georgia (14-14), Georgia Southern (18-11), Gonzaga (16-8-1), James Madison (20-9), Kennesaw State (18-12), Louisiana-Lafayette (16-11), Mercer
(21-9), New Mexico State (22-6), Oregon (14-12), Penn State (17-8), San Jose State (19-8), Stetson (22-7), Texas State (19-8), UCF (19-9).
Dropped Out: Oregon (26), Stetson (29), Auburn (30).

By conference: Pac-10 6, SEC 6, ACC 5, Big 12 4, Big West 2, C-USA 2, A-10 1, Big East 1, MWC 1, Sun Belt 1, WAC 1.