March 29, 2010
For Immediate Release
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ARIZONA STATE 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. Arizona State Pacific-10 23-0 3-0 2
2. Virginia Atlantic Coast 20-4 3-1 1
3. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 21-2 5-0 3
4. LSU Southeastern 20-3 4-0 4
5. Florida State Atlantic Coast 19-4 4-0 6
6. UCLA Pacific-10 20-0 4-0 11
7. Texas Big 12 18-6 3-1 9
8. Louisville Big East 20-3 3-1 10
9. Florida Southeastern 18-5 2-2 5
10. Arkansas Southeastern 18-5 5-0 16
11. TCU Mountain West 17-5 2-2 7
12. Clemson Atlantic Coast 18-6 1-4 8
13. Oklahoma Big 12 20-3 2-1 15
14. Ole Miss Southeastern 19-6 4-1 19
15. Miami Atlantic Coast 16-7 2-2 12
16. Oregon State Pacific-10 16-5 2-2 13
17. Coastal Carolina Big South 19-5 2-2 14
18. Vanderbilt Southeastern 21-4 5-0 23
19. South Carolina Southeastern 19-5 3-1 21
20. Arizona Pacific-10 20-5 4-1 28
21. Southeastern Louisiana Southland 22-3 4-1 27
22. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 16-9 1-3 17
23. East Carolina Conference USA 16-8 5-0 29
24. UC Irvine Big West 14-8 1-2 18
25. Western Kentucky Sun Belt 20-5 4-0 30
26. Stanford Pacific-10 12-6 2-2 24
27. Texas A&M Big 12 17-6 2-2 25
28. Kansas State Big 12 19-3 4-0 -
29. Alabama Southeastern 16-6 0-4 20
30. Kentucky Southeastern 16-8 1-3 26
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Auburn (17-7), Cal State Fullerton (12-11), Cal State Northridge (15-7), Charlotte (15-5), College of Charleston (19-7), Connecticut (13-7), Elon (15-9, Kansas (15-9), Michigan State (16-4), New Mexico (17-9), Ohio State (13-7), Oregon (18-8), Pittsburgh (18-4), Rice (13-12), San Diego (14-11), Southern Miss (14-8), The Citadel (18-6), Tulane (17-8), VMI (20-4), Washington State (14-7), Western Carolina (15-7-1), Wichita State (14-7).
Dropped out: Rice (22).
By conference: Southeastern 8, Atlantic Coast 6, Pacific-10 5, Big 12 4, Big East 1, Big South 1, Big West 1, Conference USA 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)