March 22, 2010
For Immediate Release
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VIRGINIA 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 11 different conferences among the 302 baseball-playing schools in the 2010 NCAA Division I ranks.

Rk. School Conference Record Week Pvs.
1. Virginia Atlantic Coast 17-3 5-0 1
2. Arizona State Pacific-10 20-0 5-0 2
3. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 16-2 3-1 3
4. LSU Southeastern 16-3 3-1 6
5. Florida Southeastern 16-3 5-0 8
6. Florida State Atlantic Coast 15-4 2-2 4
7. TCU Mountain West 15-3 3-1 7
8. Clemson Atlantic Coast 17-2 4-1 9
9. Texas Big 12 15-5 2-2 5
10. Louisville Big East 17-2 3-1 10
11. UCLA Pacific-10 16-0 3-0 13
12. Miami Atlantic Coast 14-5 4-1 11
13. Oregon State Pacific-10 14-3 4-0 15
14. Coastal Carolina Big South 17-3 2-1 12
15. Oklahoma Big 12 18-2 3-0 16
16. Arkansas Southeastern 13-5 1-2 14
17. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 15-6 3-2 17
18. UC Irvine Big West 13-6 4-0 21
19. Ole Miss Southeastern 15-5 3-1 22
20. Alabama Southeastern 16-2 4-1 23
21. South Carolina Southeastern 16-4 5-0 24
22. Rice Conference USA 12-9 2-2 19
23. Vanderbilt Southeastern 16-4 2-3 18
24. Stanford Pacific-10 10-4 3-0 28
25. Texas A&M Big 12 15-4 2-1 26
26. Kentucky Southeastern 15-5 2-3 20
27. Southeastern Louisiana Southland 18-2 3-1 30
28. Arizona Pacific-10 16-4 5-0 -
29. East Carolina Conference USA 11-8 3-2 25
30. Western Kentucky Sun Belt 16-5 4-1 -
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Auburn (14-5), Bethune-Cookman (12-9), Cal State Fullerton (10-9), Cal State Northridge (13-6), College of Charleston (17-5), Connecticut (10-5), Florida International (13-7), George Mason (10-4), Kansas (11-8), Kansas State (15-3), Middle Tennessee (13-6), New Mexico (14-7), Ohio State (12-4), Oklahoma State (12-2), Oregon (16-6), Southern Miss (13-5), The Citadel (14-5), Tulane (15-6), VMI (18-2), Washington State (11-5).
Dropped out: Kansas (27), Cal State Fullerton (29).
By conference: Southeastern 8, Atlantic Coast 6, Pacific-10 5, Big 12 3, Conference USA 2, Big East 1, Big South 1, Big West 1, Mountain West 1, Southland 1, Sun Belt 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)