March 5, 2007
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bo Carter
214-418-6132
ACC, SEC each have seven teams among the Top 30
VANDERBILT REMAINS ATOP NCBWA POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the ninth year with its 2007 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue from Feb. 5 to June 26, following the NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb.

The Vanderbilt Commodores make it three straight weeks in the top spot in the poll, which has representation by 10 different conferences among the 293 baseball-playing schools in the NCAA Division I ranks. The ACC and SEC each still boast seven teams in the poll to lead all conferences.

Rk. School Conference Overall Week Pvs.
1. Vanderbilt Southeastern 14-0 4-0 1
2. South Carolina Southeastern 10-1 2-0 2
3. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 11-1 4-1 3
4. Florida State Atlantic Coast 17-0 4-0 5
5. Virginia Atlantic Coast 14-1 4-0 8
6. Cal State Fullerton Big West 12-5 3-1 9
7. Clemson Atlantic Coast 7-3 1-2 4
8. Oregon State Pacific-10 13-3 2-1 7
9. Rice Conference USA 11-6 2-2 6
10. Pepperdine West Coast 13-4 3-1 12
11. Texas Big 12 12-6 3-0 14
12. Arizona State Pacific-10 12-5 2-2 10
13. Alabama Southeastern 12-2 4-0 t16
14. Miami Atlantic Coast 9-5 3-0 15
15. Arkansas Southeastern 10-5 1-2 11
16. Mississippi Southeastern 9-4 3-1 18
17. Kentucky Southeastern 12-0 5-0 21
18. Auburn Southeastern 13-2 3-1 23
19. Long Beach State Big West 8-4 0-0 19
20. Oklahoma State Big 12 10-3 4-0 24
21. Texas A&M Big 12 15-1 4-0 30
22. Nebraska Big 12 5-4 0-2 13
23. Wichita State Missouri Valley 10-4 2-2 t16
24. Coastal Carolina Big South 12-2 3-1 26
25. Arizona Pacific-10 13-5 2-2 20
26. Southern Miss Conference USA 10-2 3-1 -
27. N.C. State Atlantic Coast 10-3 2-2 25
28. Tulane Conference USA 9-4 4-0 27
29. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 8-6 2-2 22
30. College of Charleston Southern 11-1 4-0 -
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Charlotte (10-3), Duke (13-1), Florida Atlantic (12-3), Kansas State (9-2), Lipscomb (11-5), Louisiana-Lafayette (11-2), Michigan (5-2), Mississippi State (6-1), San Diego (12-8), South Alabama (10-4), USC (13-7), Stetson (10-3), TCU (10-4), Texas Tech (12-5), UC Irvine (12-4-1), UCLA (7-7), Winthrop (10-7).
Dropped out: Florida Atlantic (28), Louisiana-Lafayette (29).
By conference: Atlantic Coast 7, Southeastern 7, Big 12 4, Conference USA 3, Pacific-10 3, Big West 2, Big South 1, Missouri Valley 1, Southern 1, West Coast 1.

Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters and publicists of the sport. Members receive a membership card, directory, newsletter updates and official votes in the Dick Howser Trophy, Regional Players of the Year and NCBWA All-America voting. The NCBWA also sponsors the Pro-Line Cap Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2007 NCBWA Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Rice)
Feb. 12 (South Carolina)
Feb. 19 (Vanderbilt)
Feb. 26 (Vanderbilt)
March 5 (Vanderbilt)
March 12 (Vanderbilt)
March 19 (Vanderbilt)
March 26 (Florida State)
April 2 (Vanderbilt)
April 9 (Vanderbilt)
April 16 (Vanderbilt)
April 23 (Vanderbilt)
April 30 (Vanderbilt)
May 7 (Vanderbilt)
May 14 (Vanderbilt)
May 21 (Vanderbilt)
May 28 (Vanderbilt)
June 5 (Rice)
June 12 (Rice)
Final (Oregon State)