April 11, 2011
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VANDERBILT 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 12 different conferences among the 300 baseball-playing schools in the 2011 NCAA Division I ranks.

Rk. School Conference Record Week Pvs.
1. Vanderbilt Southeastern 30-3 4-0 1
2. Virginia Atlantic Coast 31-3 3-1 2
3. South Carolina Southeastern 26-5 4-0 3
4. Florida Southeastern 26-7 2-2 4
5. Texas Big 12 24-8 3-1 8
6. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 29-5 3-1 10
7. Texas A&M Big 12 24-8 2-2 6
8. Oklahoma Big 12 24-8 2-2 7
9. TCU Mountain West 22-10 4-1 11
10. Arizona State Pacific-10 22-9 1-3 5
11. Cal State Fullerton Big West 23-9 3-1 12
12. Florida State Atlantic Coast 23-9 2-2 9
13. Arkansas Southeastern 23-8 4-0 18
14. Fresno State Western Athletic 22-5 2-2 13
15. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 24-9 1-3 14
16. Stanford Pacific-10 15-9 2-2 16
17. Oregon State Pacific-10 24-7 4-0 27
18. UCLA Pacific-10 16-11 2-2 17
19. UC Irvine Big West 20-8 2-2 19
20. Arizona Pacific-10 22-11 2-2 21
21. LSU Southeastern 21-11 1-3 15
22. Rice Conference USA 23-13 2-2 22
23. Clemson Atlantic Coast 18-13 4-1 26
24. California Pacific-10 20-9 1-3 20
25. Charlotte Atlantic 10 26-6 3-0 28
26. Oklahoma State Big 12 24-8 3-1 30
27. Troy Sun Belt 25-6 3-1 29
28. Louisville Big East 20-11 2-2 25
29. Southern Miss Conference USA 23-8 1-3 23
30. Stetson Atlantic Sun 25-7 3-0 -
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (21-13), Cal State Bakersfield (22-8), Coastal Carolina (21-11), Connecticut (17-11-1), Creighton (22-7), East Carolina (22-10), East Tennessee State (20-9), Georgia (18-15), Georgia State (25-9), Gonzaga (19-9-1), Jacksonville (20-12), Kansas State (18-12), Kent State (20-10), Miami (21-11), Michigan State (20-7), Mississippi State (21-11), New Mexico State (24-8), Southeastern Louisiana (22-11), Texas State (20-11), UCF (21-11, Western Kentucky (20-12).
Dropped out: Alabama (24).
By conference: Pacific-10 6, Atlantic Coast 5, Southeastern 5, Big 12 4, Big West 2, Conference USA 2, Atlantic 10 1, Atlantic Sun 1, Big East 1, Mountain West 1, Sun Belt 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)