Feb. 21, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bo Carter
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Bruins take over top spot with 3-0 start
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UCLA TOPS NCBWA POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA)  The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 14th 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 first CWS competition at TD Ameritrade Park

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 300 baseball-playing schools in the 2011 NCAA Division I ranks.

Rk. School Conference Record Week Pvs.
1. UCLA Pacific-10 3-0 3-0 2
2. Florida Southeastern 3-0 3-0 3
3. Vanderbilt Southeastern 4-0 4-0 4
4. Oklahoma Big 12 4-0 4-0 5
5. TCU Mountain West 2-1 2-1 1
6. South Carolina Southeastern 3-0 3-0 8
7. Texas Big 12 3-1 3-1 6
8. Florida State Atlantic Coast 3-0 3-0 10
9. Arizona State Pacific-10 3-0 3-0 11
10. Virginia Atlantic Coast 3-0 3-0 13
11. Clemson Atlantic Coast 2-1 2-1 7
12. Stanford Pacific-10 2-1 2-1 14
13. Texas A&M Big 12 3-0 3-0 16
14. LSU Southeastern 3-0 3-0 19
15. Cal State Fullerton Big West 1-2 1-2 9
16. Louisville Big East 3-0 3-0 22
17. Coastal Carolina Big South 3-1 3-1 18
18. Rice Conference USA 1-2 1-2 15
19. Oregon Pacific-10 1-2 1-2 12
20. Arkansas Southeastern 3-0 3-0 24
21. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 4-0 4-0 29
22. Miami Atlantic Coast 2-1 2-1 20
23. Arizona Pacific-10 3-0 3-0 25
24. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 2-1 2-1 21
25. College of Charleston Southern 3-0 3-0 26
26. UC Irvine Big West 3-0 3-0 27
27. Auburn Southeastern 2-1 2-1 23
28. Connecticut Big East 1-2 1-2 17
29. Alabama Southeastern 3-0 3-0 28
30. California Pacific-10 2-0 2-0 30
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Baylor (2-1), Bethune-Cookman (3-0), Charlotte (4-0), East Carolina (3-0), Florida Atlantic (3-0), Fresno State (2-0), Hawaii (2-1), James Madison (4-0), Kansas State (3-0), Long Beach State (1-1), Mercer (3-1), Ole Miss (3-0), Oregon State (2-1), San Diego (1-3), Southeast Missouri State (2-1), Southeastern Louisiana (2-1), Southern Miss (3-0), St. John's (2-1), Troy, (4-0), Tulane (2-1), UCF (3-0), Virginia Tech (2-1), Wichita State (3-0).
Dropped out: None
By conference: Southeastern 7, Atlantic Coast 6, Pacific-10 6, Big 12 3, Big East 2, 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.

2011 NCBWA Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (TCU)
Feb. 21 (UCLA)
Feb. 28 (Florida)
March 7 (Florida)
March 14 (Vanderbilt)
March 21 (Florida)
March 28 (Vanderbilt)
April 4 (Vanderbilt)
April 11 (Vanderbilt)
April 18 (Virginia)
April 25 (Virginia)
May 2 (Vanderbilt)
May 9 (Vanderbilt)
May 16 (Virginia)
May 23 (South Carolina)
May 30 (Virginia)
June 14 (Virginia)
June 30 (South Carolina)