May 30, 2011
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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 13 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 49-9 4-0 4
2. Vanderbilt Southeastern 47-10 3-1 2
3. Florida Southeastern 45-16 4-1 5
4. South Carolina Southeastern 45-14 1-2 1
5. Texas Big 12 43-15 3-2 3
6. TCU Mountain West 42-17 2-2 7
7. Florida State Atlantic Coast 42-17 2-2 9
8. Texas A&M Big 12 42-18 4-0 14
9. Clemson Atlantic Coast 41-18 2-1 10
10. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 45-14 1-2 8
11. Cal State Fullerton Big West 40-15 3-1 11
12. Arizona State Pacific-10 39-16 1-2 6
13. Rice Conference USA 41-19 3-1 15
14. Oklahoma Big 12 41-17 1-2 12
15. UC Irvine Big West 39-16 2-2 16
16. Arkansas Southeastern 38-20 2-2 18
17. UCLA Pacific-10 33-22 2-2 19
18. Oregon State Pacific-10 38-17 0-3 13
19. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 40-19 1-2 17
20. Stanford Pacific-10 32-20 2-1 20
21. Fresno State Western Athletic 40-14 3-0 24
22. Miami Atlantic Coast 36-21 2-1 23
23. Arizona Pacific-10 36-19 3-0 26
24. Southern Miss Conference USA 39-17 1-2 21
25. Connecticut Big East 41-17-1 2-2 22
26. Creighton Missouri Valley 44-14 5-1 27
27. East Carolina Conference USA 39-19 2-1 25
28. Charlotte Atlantic 10 42-14 3-0 28
29. Coastal Carolina Big South 41-18 4-0 -
30. Kent State Mid-American 43-15 4-1 -
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Cal State Bakersfield (33-22), California (31-20), Dallas Baptist (39-17), Florida International (40-18-1), James Madison (40-17), LSU (36-20), Maine (32-22), Manhattan (34-17), Oklahoma State (35-23), Oregon (33-26-1), Seton Hall (33-23), Stetson (41-18), Texas State (40-21), Troy (42-17), UCF (38-21).
Dropped out: California (29), Troy (30).
By conference: Atlantic Coast 6, Pacific-10 5, Southeastern 4, Big 12 3, Conference USA 3, Big West 2, Atlantic 10 1, Big East 1, Big South 1, Mid-American 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)