NCBWA May 9 Division I Poll


FROM CBD News Sources

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, Vanderbilt, and Virginia 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 40-6 1
2 Virginia Atlantic Coast 43-5 3
3 South Carolina SEC 37-10 2
4 Texas Big 12 36-12 5
5 Arizona State Pacific-10 35-11 6
6 Florida SEC 36-12 4
7 Florida State ACC 36-12 7
8 Oklahoma Big 12 35-13 10
9 TCU Mountain West 33-14 9
10 Oregon State Pac-10 34-11 8
11 North Carolina ACC 37-10 13
12 Cal State Fullerton Big West 33-13 12
13 Clemson ACC 32-15 14
14 Texas A&M Big 12 32-16 11
15 Georgia Tech ACC 33-14 15
16 Arkansas SEC 32-15 16
17 Southern Miss Conference USA 36-11 19
18 UC Irvine Big West 31-13 17
19 Rice Conference USA 32-16 21
20 UCLA Pac-10 27-16 20
21 Fresno State Western Athletic 32-11 18
22 Stanford Pac-10 25-16 24
23 Stetson Atlantic Sun 37-10 26
24 Miami (Fla.) ACC 31-16 23
25 Oklahoma State Big 12 31-15 22
26 Arizona Pac-10 30-16 27
27 Charlotte Atlantic 10 36-11 25
28 Coastal Carolina Big South 33-15 29
29 Connecticut Big East 33-13-1 30
30 California Pac-10 28-16 28

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (30-20), Auburn
(25-22), Creighton (32-12), East Carolina (30-17), Elon (33-18), FIU
(32-16), Georgia (25-23), Gonzaga (25-13-1), James Madison (31-16), Kent
State (32-13), LSU (30-19), Michigan State (30-14), Mississippi State
(29-18), Monmouth (31-16), Sam Houston State (33-17), Stony Brook
(34-10), Texas State (31-16), Troy (34-14), UNC Wilmington (27-21), West
Virginia (27-19).