May 31, 2010
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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 47-11 2-1 2
2. Arizona State Pacific-10 47-8 2-1 3
3. Coastal Carolina Big South 51-7 4-0 5
4. Texas Big 12 46-11 0-3 1
5. TCU Mountain West 46-11 3-0 6
6. Florida Southeastern 42-15 2-2 4
7. Cal State Fullerton Big West 41-15 4-0 11
8. UCLA Pacific-10 43-13 2-2 8
9. Louisville Big East 48-12 2-2 9
10. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 45-13 1-2 7
11. Oklahoma Big 12 44-15 2-1 12
12. Florida State Atlantic Coast 42-17 3-1 13
13. South Carolina Southeastern 43-15 0-2 10
14. Miami Atlantic Coast 40-17 1-2 14
15. Auburn Southeastern 40-19 1-2 16
16. Connecticut Big East 47-14 4-2 18
17. Rice Conference USA 38-21 3-1 20
18. Arkansas Southeastern 40-18 0-2 15
19. UC Irvine Big West 37-19 3-1 21
20. Clemson Atlantic Coast 38-21 1-2 17
21. Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast 38-20 2-1 22
22. Vanderbilt Southeastern 41-17 1-2 19
23. LSU Southeastern 40-20 4-0 30
24. San Diego West Coast 36-20 3-2 26
25. Ole Miss Southeastern 38-22 2-2 25
26. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 36-20 0-0 24
27. Texas A&M Big 12 40-19-1 4-0 -
28. Oregon Pacific-10 38-22 1-3 23
29. Alabama Southeastern 37-22 3-1 -
30. The Citadel Southern 42-20 4-0 -
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Arizona (33-22), Baylor, (34-22), Bethune-Cookman (35-20), Charlotte (39-17), College of Charleston (42-17), Florida Atlantic (35-22), Florida Gulf Coast (38-20), FIU (36-23), Fresno State (38-25), Hawaii (33-26), Kansas State (35-18), Liberty (42-19), New Mexico (37-20), Oregon State (31-22), Pittsburgh (38-18), Southern Miss (35-22), St. John's (40-18), Stanford (31-23), Texas State (38-22), Utah Valley (42-17), VCU (34-24-1), Washington State (34-20), Wichita State (41-19).
Dropped out: Stanford (27), Arizona (28), College of Charleston (29).
By conference: Southeastern 8, Atlantic Coast 7, Big 12 3, Pacific-10 3, Big East 2, Big West 2,
Big South 1, Conference USA 1, Mountain West 1, Southern 1, West Coast 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)