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