March 7, 2011
For Immediate Release
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FLORIDA 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 13 different conferences among the 300 baseball-playing schools in the 2011 NCAA Division I ranks.

Rk. School Conference Record Week Pvs.
1. Florida Southeastern 10-1 3-1 1
2. Vanderbilt Southeastern 11-1 4-0 2
3. Oklahoma Big 12 14-0 5-0 3
4. South Carolina Southeastern 8-1 2-1 4
5. Florida State Atlantic Coast 10-1 3-1 5
6. Virginia Atlantic Coast 12-1 6-0 8
7. Arizona State Pacific-10 9-2 3-1 7
8. Clemson Atlantic Coast 7-2 2-1 9
9. TCU Mountain West 7-4 3-1 10
10. LSU Southeastern 11-1 4-1 11
11. UCLA Pacific-10 7-4 2-2 6
12. Texas Big 12 7-4 2-1 12
13. Cal State Fullerton Big West 8-3 4-0 14
14. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 11-1 5-0 18
15. Arkansas Southeastern 10-1 4-1 16
16. Texas A&M Big 12 9-3 3-2 13
17. Stanford Pacific-10 6-5 2-2 15
18. Arizona Pacific-10 9-2 4-1 22
19. Rice Conference USA 8-5 3-2 17
20. Louisville Big East 8-2 4-0 23
21. UC Irvine Big West 8-1 1-1 21
22. College of Charleston Southern 10-2 3-2 19
23. Auburn Southeastern 9-3 4-1 25
24. Coastal Carolina Big South 7-4 3-0 27
25. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 8-4 3-1 28
26. Fresno State Western Athletic 8-1 2-1 29
27. Oregon Pacific-10 5-6 1-3 20
28. Wichita State Missouri Valley 9-2 2-2 30
29. California Pacific-10 6-4 1-3 24
30. James Madison Colonial Athletic 11-1 4-0 -
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (7-4), Baylor (6-5), Cal State Bakersfield (11-2), Charlotte (9-2), Connecticut (4-4), Creighton (9-1), Duke (10-2), East Carolina (7-3), Florida Atlantic (10-3), Florida International (11-2), Kansas State (9-2), Kennesaw State (9-2), Long Beach State (5-6), Mercer (11-3), Miami (4-7), Mississippi State (10-3), Nebraska (8-4), New Mexico State (10-2), Oklahoma State (8-3), Ole Miss (10-3), Oregon State (9-3), Sam Houston State (10-2), San Jose State (8-3), Southeastern Louisiana (8-3), Southern Miss (8-3), Stetson (9-1), Texas State (9-2), Troy (9-2), Tulane (9-3), UCF (9-2), UNLV (11-2), UT Arlington (6-5), Virginia Tech (9-4).
Dropped out: Miami (26).
By conference: Pacific-10 6, Southeastern 6, Atlantic Coast 5, Big 12 3, Big West 2, Big East 1, Big South 1, Colonial 1, Conference USA 1, Missouri Valley 1, Mountain West 1, Southern 1, Western Athletic 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)