March 23, 2010
For Immediate Release
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UC SAN DIEGO 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. UC San Diego [4] 23-3 377 3
2. Southern Arkansas [2] 23-3 372 5
3. Central Missouri [7] 20-2 370 4
4. Mount Olive, N.C. [4] 26-3 366 2
5. Florida Southern 24-3 346 1
6. West Chester, Pa. 16-3 298 8
7. Tampa, Fla. 26-5 294 7
8. Grand Valley State, Mich. 13-3 276 9
9. Emporia State, Kans. 16-6 244 15
10. USC Aiken 20-8 243 18
11. Chico State, Calif. 18-6 227 17
12. New Mexico Highlands 17-5 216 11
13. Abilene Christian, Texas 22-7 175 10
14. Francis Marion, S.C. 21-6 173 21
15. Florida Tech 22-6 167 19
16. Franklin Pierce, N.H. 10-6 142 12
17. Northern Kentucky 16-6 112 RV
18. Cal State Dominguez Hills 19-9 98 RV
19. West Virginia State 8-2 93 RV
20. Erskine, S.C. 23-7 89 25
21. Columbus State, Ga. 22-5 76 6
22. New Haven, Conn. 13-2 74 NR
23. Minnesota State 13-5 72 23
24. Valdosta State 22-10 58 16
25. Nebraska-Omaha 13-5 39 RV
Also receiving votes: Catawba, S.C. (22-7) 28; St. Cloud State, Minn. (17-4) 28; Southern Indiana (14-7) 28; Cal State San Bernardino (15-10) 24; North Georgia (19-8) 19; Adelphi, N.Y. (12-5) 16; Delta State, Miss. (17-8-1) 16; Georgia College & State U. (14-8) 8; Hawaii Pacific (20-5) 8; UNC Pembroke (19-6) 6; St. Mary's, Texas (21-7) 5; Kutztown, Pa. (11-4) 2; Fort Hays State, Kan. (13-5) 1.
Dropped out: Cal State San Bernardino (13), Kutztown (14), UNC Pembroke (20), Adelphi, N.Y. (20), Southern Indiana (24).
 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)