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NCBWA Poll Division I for Apr. 2, 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 the first eight ’12 polls, including preseason.

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

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Army (19-7), Auburn (17-11), Cal Poly (17-10), California (16-10), Campbell (25-4), Clemson (14-13), Coastal Carolina (18-8), College of Charleston (21-8), Dallas Baptist (17-9), East Carolina (19-8), Elon (18-11), FIU (14-13), Gonzaga (18-7), Indiana State (23-6), Liberty (25-6), Missouri State (21-8), New Mexico State (22-8), North Dakota State (18-5), Sam Houston State (19-9), South Carolina-Upstate (21-7), USF (20-9), Stony Brook (16-8), Texas State (18-10), Tulane (19-8), Wake Forest (19-11).

Dropped Out: Coastal Carolina (30).

By conference: SEC 7, ACC 6, Pac-12 6, Big 12 4, C-USA 2, Big East 1, Big West 1, Big Ten 1, SoCon 1, West Coast 1.