May 9, 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 40-6 2-1 1
2. Virginia Atlantic Coast 43-5 1-0 3
3. South Carolina Southeastern 37-10 2-2 2
4. Texas Big 12 36-12 3-1 5
5. Arizona State Pacific-10 35-11 4-1 6
6. Florida Southeastern 36-12 2-2 4
7. Florida State Atlantic Coast 36-12 3-1 7
8. Oklahoma Big 12 35-13 4-0 10
9. TCU Mountain West 33-14 2-1 9
10. Oregon State Pacific-10 34-11 2-2 8
11. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 37-10 4-0 13
12. Cal State Fullerton Big West 33-13 3-0 12
13. Clemson Atlantic Coast 32-15 3-0 14
14. Texas A&M Big 12 32-16 2-2 11
15. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 33-14 2-0 15
16. Arkansas Southeastern 32-15 3-2 16
17. Southern Miss Conference USA 36-11 4-0 19
18. UC Irvine Big West 31-13 3-1 17
19. Rice Conference USA 32-16 4-0 21
20. UCLA Pacific-10 27-16 4-0 20
21. Fresno State Western Athletic 32-11 3-2 18
22. Stanford Pacific-10 25-16 4-0 24
23. Stetson Atlantic Sun 37-10 3-0 26
24. Miami Atlantic Coast 31-16 2-1 23
25. Oklahoma State Big 12 31-15 1-2 22
26. Arizona Pacific-10 30-16 3-0 27
27. Charlotte Atlantic 10 36-11 2-1 25
28. Coastal Carolina Big South 33-15 3-0 29
29. Connecticut Big East 33-13-1 2-0 30
30. California Pacific-10 28-16 2-2 28
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (30-20), Auburn (25-22), Creighton (32-12), East Carolina (30-17), Elon (33-18), Florida International (32-16), Georgia (25-23), Gonzaga (25-13-1), James Madison (31-16), Kent State (32-13), LSU (30-19), Michigan State (30-14), Mississippi State (29-18), Monmouth (31-16), Sam Houston State (33-17), Stony Brook (34-10), Texas State (31-16), Troy (34-14), UNC Wilmington (27-21), West Virginia (27-19).
Dropped out: None.
By conference: Atlantic Coast 6, Pacific-10 6, Big 12 4, Southeastern 4, Big West 2, Conference USA 2, Atlantic 10 1, Atlantic Sun 1, Big East 1, Big South 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)