Feb. 20, 2012
For Immediate Release
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FLORIDA TOPS NCBWA DIVISION I POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) For the 15th consecutive year, the NCBWA Top 30 poll representing 291 Division I baseball-playing schools is chosen by 42 national selectors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

To date, Florida has been No. 1 for both '12 surveys, and 10 different conferences have been represented (eight in this week's tallies) of the 30 Division I circuits having automatic bids to NCAA Regionals. The polls will continue through June 29 at the conclusion of the 2012 NCAA World Series in Omaha.

Rk. School Conference Record Week Pvs.
1. Florida Southeastern 2-1 2-1 1
2. South Carolina Southeastern 3-0 3-0 2
3. Stanford Pac-12 3-0 3-0 4
4. Texas A&M Big 12 3-0 3-0 5
5. Arkansas Southeastern 3-0 3-0 6
6. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 2-1 2-1 3
7. Rice Conference USA 3-0 3-0 8
8. Florida State Atlantic Coast 3-0 3-0 10
9. Texas Big 12 2-1 2-1 7
10. LSU Southeastern 3-0 3-0 12
11. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 3-1 3-1 9
12. Arizona State Pac-12 3-0 3-0 15
13. Miami Atlantic Coast 3-0 3-0 16
14. TCU Mountain West 1-1 1-1 13
15. Clemson Atlantic Coast 2-1 2-1 17
16. Vanderbilt Southeastern 0-3 0-3 11
17. Georgia Southeastern 3-0 3-0 21
18. Arizona Pac-12 2-1 2-1 18
19. Cal State Fullerton Big West 1-2 1-2 19
20. Oregon State Pac-12 3-1 3-1 22
21. UC Irvine Big West 3-0 3-0 24
22. Oklahoma Big 12 1-2 1-2 14
23. California Pac-12 3-0 3-0 26
24. UCF Conference USA 3-0 3-0 28
25. Louisville Big East 2-1 2-1 25
26. Virginia Atlantic Coast 1-1-1 1-1-1 23
27. UCLA Pac-12 1-2 1-2 20
28. Ole Miss Southeastern 1-1 1-1 30
29. Baylor Big 12 3-0 3-0 -
30. Southern Miss Conference USA 2-1 2-1 29
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (0-3), Belmont (2-1), Boston College (3-0), Cal Poly (3-0), Charlotte (3-0), College of Charleston (3-0), Connecticut (1-2), Creighton (3-0), Dallas Baptist (3-0), East Carolina (3-0), Florida Atlantic (3-0), FIU (0-3), Fresno State (3-1), Georgia Southern (3-0), Georgia State (3-1), Gonzaga (3-0), Kent State (2-1), Liberty (4-0), Maryland (2-1), Mississippi State (2-1), Oregon (2-1), Purdue (3-0), Sam Houston State (2-1), Santa Clara (3-0), USF (3-0), USC (3-0), St. John's (1-2), Stetson (3-0), Stony Brook (0-0), Texas State (1-1), Tulane (4-0), UNC Wilmington (2-1).
Dropped out: St. John's (27).
By conference: Southeastern 7, Atlantic Coast 6, Pac-12 6, Big 12 4, Conference USA 3, Big West 2,
Big East 1, Mountain West 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.

2012 NCBWA Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Florida)
Feb. 20 (Florida)
Feb. 27 (Florida)
March 5 (Florida)
March 12 (Florida)
March 19 (Florida)
March 26 (Florida)
April 2 (Florida)
April 9 (Florida State)
April 16 (Florida)
April 23 (Florida State)
April 30 (Florida State)
May 7 (Florida State)
May 14 (South Carolina)
May 21 (Florida State)
May 28 (Florida)
June 5 (Florida)
June 12 (Florida)
June 26 (Arizona)