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NCBWA Apr. 11 Division I Poll

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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 12 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 also 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 30-3 1
2 Virginia Atlantic Coast 31-3 2
3 South Carolina SEC 26-5 3
4 Florida SEC 26-7 4
5 Texas Big 12 24-8 8
6 North Carolina ACC 29-5 10
7 Texas A&M Big 12 24-8 6
8 Oklahoma Big 12 24-8 7
9 TCU Mountain West 22-10 11
10 Arizona State Pacific-10 22-9 5
11 Cal State Fullerton Big West 23-9 12
12 Florida State ACC 23-9 9
13 Arkansas SEC 23-8 18
14 Fresno State Western Athletic 22-5 13
15 Georgia Tech ACC 24-9 14
16 Stanford Pac-10 15-9 16
17 Oregon State Pac-10 24-7 27
18 UCLA Pac-10 16-11 17
19 UC Irvine Big West 20-8 19
20 Arizona Pac-10 22-11 21
21 LSU SEC 21-11 15
22 Rice Conference USA 23-13 22
23 Clemson ACC 18-13 26
24 California Pac-10 20-9 20
25 Charlotte Atlantic 10 26-6 28
26 Oklahoma State Big 12 24-8 30
27 Troy Sun Belt 25-6 29
28 Louisville Big East 20-11 25
29 Southern Miss Conference USA 23-8 23
30 Stetson Atlantic Sun 25-7 NR

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (21-13), Cal State Bakersfield (22-8), Coastal Carolina (21-11), Connecticut (17-11-1), Creighton (22-7), East Carolina (22-10), East Tennessee State (20-9), Georgia (18-15), Georgia State (25-9), Gonzaga (19-9-1), Jacksonville (20-12), Kansas State (18-12), Kent State (20-10), Miami (21-11), Michigan State (20-7), Mississippi State (21-11), New Mexico State (24-8), Southeastern Louisiana (22-11), Texas State (20-11), UCF (21-11), Western Kentucky (20-12).

Dropped Out: Alabama (24).

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