June 14, 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 54-10 5-1 1
2. Vanderbilt Southeastern 52-10 5-0 2
3. Florida Southeastern 50-17 5-1 3
4. South Carolina Southeastern 50-14 5-0 4
5. Texas Big 12 49-17 6-2 5
6. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 50-14 5-0 10
7. Texas A&M Big 12 47-20 5-2 8
8. Arizona State Pacific-10 43-18 4-2 12
9. Florida State Atlantic Coast 46-19 4-2 7
10. UC Irvine Big West 43-18 4-2 15
11. California Pacific-10 37-21 6-1 -
12. Oregon State Pacific-10 41-19 3-2 18
13. Stanford Pacific-10 35-22 3-2 20
14. Connecticut Big East 45-20-1 4-3 25
15. Clemson Atlantic Coast 43-20 2-2 9
16. TCU Mountain West 43-19 1-2 6
17. Cal State Fullerton Big West 41-17 1-2 11
18. Rice Conference USA 42-21 1-2 13
19. Mississippi State Southeastern 38-25 4-2 -
20. Arkansas Southeastern 40-22 2-2 16
21. Dallas Baptist Independent 42-20 3-3 -
22. UCLA Pacific-10 35-24 2-2 17
23. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 42-21 2-2 19
24. Oklahoma Big 12 41-19 0-2 14
25. Arizona Pacific-10 39-21 3-2 23
26. Miami Atlantic Coast 38-23 2-2 22
27. Kent State Mid-American 45-17 2-2 30
28. Fresno State Western Athletic 40-16 0-2 21
29. East Carolina Conference USA 41-21 2-2 27
30. Southern Miss Conference USA 39-19 0-2 24
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (35-28), Baylor (31-28), Cal State Bakersfield (33-22), Charlotte (43-16), Coastal Carolina (42-20), Creighton (45-16), Georgia (33-32), Illinois (30-27), James Madison (42-19), Oral Roberts (39-22), San Francisco (32-25), Stetson (43-20), Texas State (41-23), Troy (43-19).
Dropped out: Creighton (26), Charlotte (28), Coastal Carolina (29).
By conference: Atlantic Coast 6, Pacific-10 6, Southeastern 5, Big 12 3, Conference USA 3, Big West 2, Big East 1, Independent 1, Mid-American 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)