March 1, 2010
For Immediate Release
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LSU TOPS NCBWA POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 13th year with its 2010 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will be circulated from Feb. 22-June 29 following the 64th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., and final CWS competition at historic Rosenblatt Stadium.

The poll voters come from 40 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. This week's poll has representation by 10 different conferences among the 302 baseball-playing schools in the 2010 NCAA Division I ranks, and there have been 12 circuits in the initial surveys this season. Last year there were 17 different leagues (from 30 in NCAA Division I) among the Top 30 polls.

Rk. School Conference Record Week Pvs.
1. LSU Southeastern 7-0 4-0 1
2. Virginia Atlantic Coast 6-1 4-0 3
3. Florida State Atlantic Coast 6-0 3-0 2
4. Arizona State Pacific-10 7-0 4-0 6
5. Florida Southeastern 5-0 2-0 7
6. Texas Big 12 5-2 4-0 8
7. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 7-1 4-1 5
8. TCU Mountain West 5-1 2-1 9
9. Clemson Atlantic Coast 6-0 3-0 13
10. Miami Atlantic Coast 5-1 2-1 10
11. Louisville Big East 7-0 4-0 15
12. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 6-1 3-1 12
13. Coastal Carolina Big South 7-1 5-0 19
14. UC Irvine Big West 4-3 1-3 4
15. Arkansas Southeastern 5-1 3-0 16
16. Rice Conference USA 3-4 3-1 14
17. Cal State Fullerton Big West 2-4 1-2 11
18. Oregon State Pacific-10 5-2 3-1 20
19. East Carolina Conference USA 4-3 3-1 21
20. UCLA Pacific-10 6-0 3-0 27
21. Ole Miss Southeastern 6-1 4-0 24
22. Oklahoma Big 12 6-1 2-1 22
23. Ohio State Big Ten 5-1 2-1 23
24. South Carolina Southeastern 4-2 1-2 18
25. Vanderbilt Southeastern 6-1 3-1 30
26. Stanford Pacific-10 4-3 1-3 17
27. Kentucky Southeastern 6-0 3-0 29
28. Alabama Southeastern 5-0 3-0 -
29. Georgia Southeastern 6-2 4-0 -
30. St. John's Big East 6-0 3-0 -
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Appalachian State (6-0), Arkansas State (6-1), Army (2-1), Belmont (6-0), Dallas Baptist (6-1), East Tennessee State (6-1), Florida Gulf Coast (6-1), Florida International (6-0), Fresno State (5-2), Kansas (4-1), Lamar (6-1), Middle Tennessee State (4-1), NC State (6-1), New Mexico (5-2), San Diego (4-4), Southeastern Louisiana (7-0), Southern Miss (4-3), Tennessee (4-2), Texas A&M (5-2), Texas Tech (6-2), Washington State (6-0), Western Kentucky (5-1), Wichita State (3-0), Winthrop (7-0).
Dropped out: San Diego (25), Southern Miss (26), Texas A&M (28).
By conference: Southeastern 9, Atlantic Coast 6, Pacific-10 4, Big 12 2, Big East 2, Big West 2, Conference USA 2, Big South 1, Big Ten 1, Mountain West 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 Athletic Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please visit ncbwa.com.

2010 NCBWA Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Texas)
Feb. 22 (LSU)
March 1 (LSU)
March 8 (LSU)
March 15 (Virginia)
March 22 (Virginia)
March 29 (Arizona State)
April 5 (Arizona State)
April 12 (Virginia)
April 19 (Arizona State)
April 26 (Texas)
May 3 (Texas)
May 10 (Texas)
May 17 (Texas)
May 24 (Texas)
May 31 (Virginia)
June 15 (Arizona State)
June 29 (South Carolina)