April 6, 2010
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SOUTHERN ARKANSAS 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. Southern Arkansas [12] 32-3 393 2
2. Central Missouri [1] 27-3 368 3
3. UC San Diego [3] 30-5 357 1
4. Tampa, Fla. 34-5 345 5
5. West Chester, Pa. 26-5 331 6
6. Florida Southern 30-5 314 7
7. Mount Olive, N.C. 32-7 303 4
8. Abilene Christian, Texas 32-8 273 8
9. New Mexico Highlands 25-6 261 10
10. Grand Valley State, Mich. 22-5 241 9
11. Emporia State, Kan. 24-8 205 12
12. Cal State Dominguez Hills 27-10 181 15
13. St. Cloud State, Minn. 24-5 176 13
14. Francis Marion, S.C. 28-8 169 T17
15. Georgia College & State U. 23-10 149 -
16. Columbus State, Ga. 27-7 143 14
17. Kutztown, Pa. 20-6 133 20
18. Valdosta State, Ga. 27-11 109 t17
19. Adelphi, N.Y. 17-6 94 -
20. Erskine, S.C. 33-9 92 23
21. Chico State, Calif. 23-11 88 21
22. Southern Indiana 25-8 85 24
23. Minnesota State 22-6 75 22
24. Delta State, Miss. 24-10 53 -
25. Southern Connecticut State 17-6 32 -
Also receiving votes: Nebraska-Omaha (20-8); Concord, W. Va. (14-2) 23; Northern Kentucky (21-10); Hawaii Pacific (22-7); UNC Pembroke (24-9) 21; Franklin Pierce, N.H. (17-9) 19; USC Aiken (24-12); Winona State, Minn. (17-5); Catawba, N.C. (28-7) 7; Dixie State, Utah (23-9) 6; Florida Tech (27-10) 5; Incarnate Word, Texas (26-9) 5; North Georgia (24-11) 5; Augustana, S.D. (21-10);  California, Pa. (19-10) 2; New Haven, Conn. (17-6) 2; West Florida (26-13) 1.
Dropped out: USC Aiken (11), Northern Kentucky (16), Franklin Pierce (19), Nebraska-Omaha (25).
 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)