June 15, 2010
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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 10 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 52-8 5-0 2
2. Florida Southeastern 47-15 5-0 6
3. TCU Mountain West 51-12 5-1 5
4. UCLA Pacific-10 48-14 5-1 8
5. South Carolina Southeastern 48-15 5-0 13
6. Oklahoma Big 12 49-16 5-1 11
7. Florida State Atlantic Coast 47-18 5-1 12
8. Clemson Atlantic Coast 43-23 5-2 20
9. Texas Big 12 50-13 4-2 4
10. Virginia Atlantic Coast 51-14 4-3 1
11. Coastal Carolina Big South 55-10 4-3 3
12. Cal State Fullerton Big West 46-18 5-3 7
13. Miami Atlantic Coast 43-20 3-3 14
14. Arkansas Southeastern 43-21 3-3 18
15. Vanderbilt Southeastern 46-20 5-3 22
16. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 47-15 2-2 10
17. Louisville Big East 50-14 2-2 9
18. Alabama Southeastern 42-25 5-3 29
19. Auburn Southeastern 43-21 3-2 15
20. UC Irvine Big West 39-21 2-2 19
21. Rice Conference USA 40-23 2-2 17
22. Connecticut Big East 48-16 1-2 16
23. Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast 40-22 2-2 21
24. Texas A&M Big 12 43-21-1 3-2 27
25. Oregon Pacific-10 40-24 2-2 28
26. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 38-22 2-2 26
27. College of Charleston Southern 44-19 2-2 -
28. St. John's Big East 43-20 3-2 -
t29. LSU Southeastern 41-22 1-2 23
t29. Ole Miss Southeastern 39-24 1-2 25
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Arizona (34-24), Baylor, (36-24), Florida Atlantic (37-24), Hawaii (35-28), Kansas State (37-22), Minnesota (32-30), New Mexico (38-22), San Diego (37-22), Southern Miss (36-24), Stanford (31-25), The Citadel (43-22), Washington State (37-22).
Dropped out: San Diego (24), The Citadel (30).
By conference: Southeastern 8, Atlantic Coast 7, Big 12 3, Big East 3, Pacific-10 3, Big West 2,
Big South 1, Conference USA 1, Mountain West 1, Southern 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)