April 13, 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 [17] 35-3 425 1
2. UC San Diego 34-5 398 3
3. Central Missouri 30-4 383 2
4. Tampa, Fla. 37-6 364 4
5. Florida Southern 34-5 344 6
6. Abilene Christian, Texas 38-8 315 8
7. Mount Olive, N.C. 34-8 314 7
8. New Mexico Highlands 29-6 312 9
9. Kutztown, Pa. 27-7 273 17
10. Emporia State, Kan. 28-8 257 11
11. Francis Marion, S.C. 31-9 235 14
12. Cal State Dominguez Hills 31-10 229 12
13. Grand Valley State, Mich. 24-7 214 10
14. West Chester, Pa. 28-9 199 5
15. Southern Indiana 30-8 175 22
16. Adelphi, N.Y. 23-7 159 19
17. Georgia College & State U. 26-11 151 15
18. Valdosta State, Ga. 31-12 129 18
19. Columbus State, Ga. 31-8 121 16
20. Minnesota State 26-8 120 23
21. Delta State, Miss. 29-10 76 24
22. Incarnate Word, Texas 31-9 67 -
23. Southern Connecticut State 23-7 66 25
24. Chico State, Calif. 26-12 60 21
25. St. Cloud State, Minn. 26-7 53 13
Also receiving votes: Catawba, N.C. (31-8) 30; California, Pa. (23-10) 12; Winona State, Minn. (22-6) 11; UNC Pembroke (27-11) 9; Northern Kentucky (28-11) 8; Hawaii Pacific (25-9) 6; Nebraska-Omaha (24-10) 5; North Georgia (26-13) 4; Erskine, S.C. (35-12) 3; West Florida (29-13) 3; West Virginia State (19-6) 3; Florida Tech (30-11) 2; Cal State San Bernardino (21-13) 1.
Dropped out: Erskine (20).
 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)