April 18, 2011
For Immediate Release
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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 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 11 different conferences among the 300 baseball-playing schools in the 2011 NCAA Division I ranks.

Rk. School Conference Record Week Pvs.
1. Virginia Atlantic Coast 36-3 5-0 2
2. South Carolina Southeastern 28-7 2-2 3
3. Vanderbilt Southeastern 32-5 2-2 1
4. Texas Big 12 27-9 3-1 5
5. Florida Southeastern 28-9 2-2 4
6. Arizona State Pacific-10 25-9 3-0 10
7. TCU Mountain West 25-11 3-1 9
8. Cal State Fullerton Big West 27-9 4-0 11
9. Texas A&M Big 12 26-10 2-2 7
10. Florida State Atlantic Coast 26-10 3-1 12
11. Oklahoma Big 12 26-10 2-2 8
12. Arkansas Southeastern 26-9 3-1 13
13. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 30-8 1-3 6
14. Fresno State Western Athletic 25-5 3-0 14
15. Oregon State Pacific-10 27-7 3-0 17
16. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 27-10 3-1 15
17. UCLA Pacific-10 19-12 3-1 18
18. UC Irvine Big West 23-9 3-1 19
19. Rice Conference USA 26-14 3-1 22
20. Oklahoma State Big 12 27-9 3-1 26
21. Clemson Atlantic Coast 22-13 4-0 23
22. California Pacific-10 23-9 3-0 24
23. Stanford Pacific-10 16-12 1-3 16
24. Southern Miss Conference USA 27-8 4-0 29
25. Arizona Pacific-10 23-13 1-2 20
26. Stetson Atlantic Sun 29-7 4-0 30
27. LSU Southeastern 23-14 2-3 21
28. Charlotte Atlantic 10 28-8 2-2 25
29. Creighton Missouri Valley 26-7 4-0 -
30. Miami Atlantic Coast 24-12 3-1 -
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (24-15), Cal State Bakersfield (24-8), Coastal Carolina (24-12), Connecticut (21-12-1), East Carolina (24-12), Elon (24-13), Georgia (19-18), Georgia State (27-11), Gonzaga (21-11-1), Jacksonville (23-13), James Madison (25-12), N.C. State (21-16), New Mexico State (27-9), Sam Houston State (26-12), Stephen F. Austin (26-11), Texas State (23-12), Troy (26-9), UNC Wilmington (21-14), West Virginia (22-15), Western Kentucky (24-13), Yale (20-12).
Dropped out: Troy (27), Louisville (28).
By conference: Atlantic Coast 6, Pacific-10 6, Southeastern 5, Big 12 4, Big West 2, Conference USA 2, Atlantic 10 1, Atlantic Sun 1, Missouri Valley 1, Mountain West 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)