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NCBWA Division 1 Poll – March 12, 2012

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 15th year with its 2012 weekly surveys. Polls will be circulated from Feb. 20-June 28 following the 66th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., at the second-year TD Ameritade Stadium.

To date, Florida has held the No. 1 NCBWA ranking in all five ’12 polls.

The poll voters come from 42 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. This week’s poll has representation by nine different conferences among the 291 baseball-playing schools in the 2012 NCAA Division I ranks, and there have been 12 circuits in the 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 15-1 1
2 Stanford Pacific-12 13-2 2
3 South Carolina SEC 13-1 3
4 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 13-2 6
5 Arkansas SEC 14-2 7
6 Florida State ACC 14-1 8
7 Rice Conference USA 13-4 4
8 Texas A&M Big 12 13-3 5
9 Arizona Pac-12 13-2 12
10 Cal State Fullerton Big West 10-5 11
11 Miami (Fla.) ACC 12-3 14
12 Arizona State Pac-12 10-4 10
13 LSU SEC 13-3 15
14 UCLA Pac-12 12-3 20
15 Georgia Tech ACC 11-5 9
16 Ole Miss SEC 13-2 19
17 Oklahoma Big 12 11-5 16
18 Georgia SEC 11-5 13
19 Oregon State Pac-12 11-5 22
20 Oregon Pac-12 12-3 18
21 California Pac-12 11-3 24
22 UCF C-USA 13-4 21
23 Clemson ACC 6-7 17
24 Kentucky SEC 16-0 NR
25 Louisville Big East 10-5 23
26 Virginia ACC 9-5-1 27
27 Southern California Pac-12 12-3 NR
28 Purdue Big Ten 11-1 NR
29 TCU MWC 6-6 26
30 Texas Big 12 6-8 25

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Appalachian State
(13-2), Baylor (11-6), Cal Poly (11-5), Coastal Carolina (8-6), College of Charleston (12-3), East Carolina (11-3), FIU (7-6), George Mason (10-5), Liberty (16-2), Maryland (11-4), Mississippi State (14-3), NC State (11-3), Pepperdine (11-4), San Diego (13-4), South
Carolina-Upstate (12-1), Stetson (12-3), Stony Brook (7-5), Texas State (11-4), Texas Tech (10-4), Tulane (11-5), UC Irvine (8-6), Wake Forest (14-4).

Dropped Out: Baylor (28), Gonzaga (29), Maryland (30).

By conference: Pac-12 8, SEC 7, ACC 6, Big 12 3, C-USA 2, Big East 1,
Big West 1, Big Ten 1, MWC 1.