April 19, 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 31-3 3-0 2
2. Texas Big 12 30-7 4-0 3
3. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 31-5 4-0 5
4. Virginia Atlantic Coast 29-9 2-2 1
5. LSU Southeastern 30-6 4-0 6
6. Arkansas Southeastern 31-6 5-0 7
7. UCLA Pacific-10 27-5 2-2 4
8. TCU Mountain West 27-7 4-0 10
9. Coastal Carolina Big South 32-5 5-0 11
10. Florida State Atlantic Coast 28-9 3-2 8
11. Louisville Big East 29-6 4-0 12
12. Florida Southeastern 25-10 2-2 9
13. Miami Atlantic Coast 27-9 4-0 14
14. South Carolina Southeastern 28-8 3-1 13
15. Vanderbilt Southeastern 29-9 3-1 18
16. Arizona Pacific-10 26-9 4-0 22
17. Oklahoma Big 12 26-10 1-3 15
18. Kansas State Big 12 26-8 3-2 24
19. Cal State Fullerton Big West 20-13 2-1 25
20. Southeastern Louisiana Southland 29-9 3-2 23
21. East Carolina Conference USA 24-12 4-0 26
22. Oregon State Pacific-10 20-11 0-3 16
23. Ole Miss Southeastern 24-13 1-3 19
24. Clemson Atlantic Coast 23-14 0-4 17
25. California Pacific-10 22-11 2-1 27
26. Western Kentucky Sun Belt 27-12 1-4 20
27. Connecticut Big East 27-7 5-0 -
28. Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast 25-13 2-2 29
29. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 22-16 0-4 21
30. Stanford Pacific-10 18-13 4-0 -
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Auburn (22-11), Bethune-Cookman (23-14), Charlotte (25-8), College of Charleston (27-11), Elon (25-13), Florida Atlantic (22-14), Indiana State (23-10), Kansas (22-14-1), Kentucky (22-14), Liberty (25-10), Michigan State (23-9), N.C. State (25-13), New Mexico (24-13), Northwestern State (25-10), Ohio State (19-9), Oregon (23-12), Pacific, (22-12), Pittsburgh (26-9), Rice (23-15), Rutgers (21-13), San Diego (20-15), Texas Tech (20-19), UC Irvine (20-13), UNC Wilmington (22-15), VMI (29-8).
Dropped out: UC Irvine (28), Kentucky (30).
By conference: Atlantic Coast 7, Pacific-10 6, Southeastern 6, Big 12 3, Big East 2, 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)