National Collegiate Baseball Writers June 7, 2004
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bo Carter
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'Canes top poll leading into Super Regionals
MIAMI STAYS NO. 1 AFTER REGIONALS

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the seventh year with its 2004 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue from Feb. 2 through June 30, 2004, following the NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb.

The polls of the 2004 season have representation by 16 different conferences and top independents among the 285 baseball-playing schools in the NCAA Division I ranks. This is the final regular-season poll of the season.

Rk. School Conference Record Pvs.
1. Miami (Fla.) Independent 47-11 1
2. Texas Big 12 53-13 2
3. East Carolina Conference USA 51-11 6
4. South Carolina Southeastern 48-15 7
5. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 44-19 9
6. Stanford Pacific-10 46-14 3
7. Rice Western Athletic 46-14 4
8. LSU Southeastern 44-17 11
9. Cal State Fullerton Big West 40-21 10
10. Arkansas Southeastern 43-22 14
11. Long Beach State Big West 39-19 27
12. Georgia Southeastern 41-21 16
13. Notre Dame Big East 51-12 5
14. Tulane Conference USA 41-19 23
15. Florida Southeastern 43-20 19
16. Florida State Atlantic Coast 45-21 24
17. Texas A&M Big 12 42-20 26
18. Arizona Pacific-10 33-24 -
19. Vanderbilt Southeastern 42-17 25
20. Wichita State Missouri Valley 50-16 8
21. Oral Roberts Mid-Continent 50-11 12
22. Virginia Atlantic Coast 44-15 13
23. Washington Pacific-10 39-20 15
24. Texas Tech Big 12 40-21 31
25. UCF Atlantic Sun 47-18 28
26. Southern Miss Conference USA 45-19 21
27. Mississippi Southeastern 39-21 18
28. Arizona State Pacific-10 41-18 20
29. Florida Atlantic Atlantic Sun 47-17 29
30. Oklahoma Big 12 38-24 17
31. College of Charleston Southern 47-16 30
32. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 43-21 32
33. Lamar Southland 41-16 22
34. Oklahoma State Big 12 38-24 33
35. Birmingham-Southern Big South 47-18 35
Dropped out: Tennessee (34).
Others receiving votes: North Carolina State, Clemson, UC Irvine, Nebraska, Cal Poly, Louisiana-Lafayette, Minnesota, Northwestern State, Ohio State, Penn State, Richmond, Oregon State, South Florida, Army, Dallas Baptist, Texas-Arlington, Washington State, Albany, Central Connecticut State, George Mason, TCU, Missouri, Houston, Coastal Carolina, UCLA, Mississippi State, LeMoyne, Middle Tennessee, UNC Wilmington, Tennessee.

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2004 NCBWA Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Rice)
February 9 (Rice)
February 16 (Texas)
February 23 (Stanford)
March 1 (Stanford)
March 8 (Stanford)
March 15 (Stanford)
March 22 (Stanford)
March 29 (Stanford)
April 5 (Texas)
April 12 (Texas)
April 19 (Texas)
April 26 (Texas)
May 3 (Stanford)
May 10 (Texas)
May 17 (Stanford)
May 24 (Texas)
May 31 (Miami)
June 7 (Miami)
June 14 (Miami)
Final (Cal State Fullerton)