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NCBWA May 20 Division I Poll Released

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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.

Arkansas (preseason), North Carolina (next 10 surveys) and Vanderbilt (April 29-May 13) have held the No. 1 positions during the 2013 NCBWA Top 30/35s. The NCBWA poll voters come from 44 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation.

The current poll has representation by 13 different conferences (17 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 Vanderbilt Southeastern 48-7 1
2 LSU SEC 48-8 2
3 Oregon State Pac-12 43-9 3
4 Cal State Fullerton Big West 45-8 5
5 Virginia Atlantic Coast 45-9 7
6 North Carolina ACC 47-8 4
7 Florida State ACC 44-11 8
8 Oregon Pac-12 43-13 6
9 Louisville Big East 46-10 10
10 NC State ACC 42-13 9
11 UCLA Pac-12 37-15 11
12 Oklahoma State Big 12 39-14 16
13 Mississippi State SEC 40-16 17
14 South Carolina SEC 39-16 12
15 Indiana Big Ten 40-13 15
16 Arizona State Pac-12 34-17-1 14
17 Kansas State Big 12 39-16 22
18 Arkansas SEC 35-19 13
19 Rice Conference USA 37-17 20
20 Clemson ACC 39-17 19
21 Ole Miss SEC 36-20 18
22 Cal Poly Big West 37-16 27
23 Mercer Atlantic Sun 42-14 28
24 Campbell Big South 46-9 29
25 Oklahoma Big 12 36-19 21
26 Austin Peay Ohio Valley 42-13 30
27 South Alabama Sun Belt 40-16 25
28 New Mexico Mountain West 35-18 NR
29 Pittsburgh Big East 40-15 23
30 Troy Sun Belt 39-16 NR

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Arizona (31-21), Bryant (40-15-1), Coastal Carolina (35-19), Columbia (26-19), Creighton (30-16), Dartmouth (32-9), Florida Gulf Coast (37-18), Georgia Tech (33-23), Illinois (33-16), Illinois State (36-18), Kent State (34-21), Kentucky (30-24), Louisiana-Lafayette (38-17), Miami (FL) (35-21), Sam Houston State (36-18), Seton Hall (36-17), South Florida (35-20), Stanford (29-21), Tennessee Tech (39-15), UC Irvine (31-20), UNC Wilmington (37-19), UNLV (36-18), Virginia Tech (35-19).

Dropped Out: UC Irvine (24), Georgia Tech (26).

By conference: SEC 6, ACC 5, Pac-12 4, Big 12 3, Big East 2, Big West 2, Sun Belt 2, A-Sun 1, Big South 1, Big Ten 1, C-USA 1, MWC 1, Ohio Valley 1.