March 2, 2010
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FLORIDA SOUTHERN TOPS
NCBWA DIVISION II POLL

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division II polls with its 2010 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue each Tuesday throughout the season.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Florida Southern [4] 13-1 265 4
2. Mount Olive (N.C.) [4] 14-0 253 -
3. Emporia State (Kan.) [3] 7-1 246 1
4. Southern Arkansas 12-3 236 2
5. Cal State San Bernardino 10-2 217 -
6. Francis Marion (S.C.) 11-2 206 13
7. West Chester (Pa.) 7-2 187 8
8. Grand Valley State (Mich.) 0-0 185 5
9. Central Missouri 10-4 179 12
10. UC San Diego 14-3 170 3
11. New Mexico Highlands 9-1 154 -
12. Delta State, Miss. 11-2 151 -
13. Columbus State (Ga.) 13-2 148 -
14. Abilene Christian (Texas) 10-2 133 18
15. Franklin Pierce (N.H.) 0-0 127 t10
16. Chico State (Calif.) 10-2 106 -
17. Ashland (Ohio) 2-1 87 20
18. Catawba (N.C.) 13-2 85 -
19. Florida Tech 13-2 82 -
20. Kutztown (Pa.) 5-0 68 -
21. Valdosta State (Ga.) 12-4 61 -
22. Minnesota State Mankato 4-1 59 -
23. Texas-Permian Basin 14-4 44 -
t24. Dowling (N.Y.) 0-0 27 25
t24. Tampa (Fla.) 12-5 27 19
Also receiving votes: Cal Poly Pomona (10-5) 15, Southern Indiana (6-3) 14, St. Cloud State, Minn. (8-2) 11, Adelphi, N.Y. (0-0) 9, Wayne State, Neb. (3-5) 7, Nebraska-Omaha (5-1) 6, Slippery Rock, Pa. (2-2) 6, Erskine, S.C. (12-5) 5, Mesa State, Colo. (4-6) 4, Nebraska-Kearney (9-4) 2, Henderson State, Ark. (10-2) 1, Mercyhurst, Pa. (3-4) 1.
NCBWA DIVISION II REGIONAL POLLS

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 Athletic Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2010 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Emporia State)
March 2 (Florida Southern)
March 9 (Florida Southern)
March 16 (Florida Southern)
March 23 (UC San Diego)
March 30 (UC San Diego)
April 6 (Southern Arkansas)
April 13 (Southern Arkansas)
April 20 (Southern Arkansas)
April 27 (Central Missouri)
May 4 (UC San Diego)
May 11 (UC San Diego)
Final (Southern Indiana)