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2013 NCBWA Division I Poll (March 18)

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
NCBWA LogoDALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 16th year with its 2013 weekly surveys. Polls will be circulated from Feb. 18-June 27 (weekly through June 11) following the 67th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., at TD Ameritade Park.

North Carolina (five consecutive weeks) and Arkansas (preseason No. 1) have held down the No. 1 position throughout the 2013 surveys. The poll voters come from 44 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation.

The current poll has representation by 10 different conferences (15 total for the season) among the 298 baseball-playing schools in the 2013 NCAA Division I ranks. The surveys of 2012 had a NCBWA-poll record 22 different DI conferences and independents rated at least one week. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to www.ncbwa.com.

Rank-School-2013 Record-Previous Rank
1 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 18-1 1
2 Vanderbilt Southeastern 19-2 2
3 LSU SEC 18-2 3
4 Oregon State Pac-12 19-1 4
5 Florida State ACC 18-1 5
6 South Carolina SEC 17-3 6
7 UCLA Pac-12 15-3 7
8 Ole Miss SEC 20-2 8
9 Kentucky SEC 16-3 9
10 Cal State Fullerton Big West 16-3 13
11 Georgia Tech ACC 17-2 14
12 Oregon Pac-12 15-6 12
13 Louisville Big East 16-2 15
14 Mississippi State SEC 19-4 10
15 Virginia ACC 17-2 17
16 Arkansas SEC 14-7 11
17 Stanford Pac-12 10-5 16
18 Oklahoma Big 12 17-4 20
19 NC State ACC 16-5 18
20 Oklahoma State Big 12 17-3 24
21 Arizona State Pac-12 12-4-1 19
22 Notre Dame Big East 12-5 23
23 UC Irvine Big West 15-5 26
24 Rice Conference USA 14-7 27
25 Arizona Pac-12 15-8 21
26 Cal Poly Big West 15-4 22
27 Central Arkansas Southland 17-3 30
28 Houston C-USA 16-4 NR
29 Indiana Big Ten 13-3 NR
30 Florida Gulf Coast Atlantic Sun 13-4 25

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Auburn (13-6), Austin Peay (17-2), California (13-7), Campbell (16-3), Clemson (11-7), Dartmouth (6-0), Furman (14-6), Gonzaga (11-6-1), Illinois (12-4), Lamar (18-3), Louisiana-Lafayette (16-3), Mercer (16-5), Miami (Fla.) (15-7), San Diego (14-6), South Alabama (17-4), Texas A&M (14-7), Texas Tech (14-8), UNLV (15-5), Virginia Tech (16-5), Washington State (11-7),

Dropped Out: UNLV (28), Miami (Fla.) (29).

By conference: SEC 7, Pac-12 6, ACC 5, Big West 3, Big 12 2, Big East 2, C-USA 2, A-Sun 1, Big Ten 1, SLC 1.