NCBWA May 23 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, Vanderbilt, Virginia, and South Carolina 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, please go to www.NCBWA.com.

Rank School Conference Overall Record Previous Rank
1 South Carolina Southeastern 44-12 2
2 Vanderbilt SEC 44-9 3
3 Texas Big 12 40-13 4
4 Virginia Atlantic Coast 45-9 1
5 Florida SEC 41-15 5
6 Arizona State Pacific-10 38-14 8
7 TCU Mountain West 40-15 9
8 North Carolina ACC 44-12 14
9 Florida State ACC 40-15 6
10 Clemson ACC 39-17 12
11 Cal State Fullerton Big West 37-14 11
12 Oklahoma Big 12 40-15 7
13 Oregon State Pac-10 38-14 10
14 Texas A&M Big 12 38-18 13
15 Rice Conference USA 38-18 17
16 UC Irvine Big West 37-14 16
17 Georgia Tech ACC 39-17 15
18 Arkansas SEC 36-18 18
19 UCLA Pac-10 31-20 21
20 Stanford Pac-10 30-19 22
21 Southern Miss C-USA 38-15 20
22 Connecticut Big East 39-15-1 24
23 Miami (Fla.) ACC 34-20 23
24 Fresno State Western Athletic 37-14 19
25 East Carolina C-USA 37-18 30
26 Arizona Pac-10 33-19 26
27 Creighton Missouri Valley 39-13 NR
28 Charlotte Atlantic 10 39-14 25
29 California Pac-10 30-18 29
30 Troy Sun Belt 40-16 NR

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Bethune-Cookman (35-22), Cal State Bakersfield (30-21), Coastal Carolina (37-18), Dallas Baptist (39-17), Elon (36-19), FIU (37-17-1), Gonzaga (31-17-1), James Madison (37-17), Kent State (39-14), LSU (36-20), Michigan State (34-19), Oklahoma State (34-21), Stetson (40-16), Stony Brook (41-10), Texas State (35-20), UCF (36-20), UNC Greensboro (34-18).

Dropped Out: Stetson (27), Oklahoma State (28).

By conference: ACC 6, Pac-10 6, SEC 4, Big 12 3, C-USA 3, Big West 2, A-10 1, Big East 1, MVC 1, MWC 1, Sun Belt 1, WAC 1.