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NCBWA April 15 Division I Poll Release

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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 (nine 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 (16 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 34-2 1
2 LSU Southeastern 34-3 2
3 Vanderbilt SEC 33-4 3
4 Cal State Fullerton Big West 31-5 4
5 Florida State ACC 30-6 6
6 Oregon State Pac-12 28-6 7
7 Oregon Pac-12 27-8 9
8 Virginia ACC 31-6 5
9 Louisville Big East 28-7 12
10 Arkansas SEC 25-12 8
11 Mississippi State SEC 30-9 16
12 UCLA Pac-12 22-10 15
13 Oklahoma Big 12 28-8 11
14 Arizona State Pac-12 22-10-1 17
15 South Carolina SEC 27-10 10
16 Georgia Tech ACC 26-10 19
17 NC State ACC 28-10 20
18 Kentucky SEC 24-11 14
19 Indiana Big Ten 26-7 13
20 Ole Miss SEC 26-10 21
21 UC Irvine Big West 23-9 23
22 Cal Poly Big West 24-9 24
23 Rice Conference USA 25-13 18
24 Stanford Pac-12 19-11 25
25 Arizona Pac-12 23-12 27
26 Clemson ACC 26-11 NR
27 Oklahoma State Big 12 24-10 26
28 Mercer Atlantic Sun 29-10 NR
29 Notre Dame Big East 19-14 22
30 Coastal Carolina Big South 24-12 NR

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (22-16), Belmont (26-8), Bryant (23-9-1), Cal State Bakersfield (24-13), Campbell (31-7), Central Arkansas (26-9), Dartmouth (22-6), East Tennessee State (21-12), Florida (19-18), Florida Atlantic (24-12), Gonzaga (23-10-1), Houston (25-11), Kansas State (26-11), Miami (Fla.) (24-15), Michigan State (21-11), New Mexico (20-16), North Florida (27-11), Ohio State (23-11), Pittsburgh (24-9), South Alabama (27-10), UNC Wilmington (26-11).

Dropped Out: Houston (28), Campbell (29), Florida Gulf Coast (30).

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