Feb. 27, 2012
For Immediate Release
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SEC boasts 3 of Top 7; Pac-12 has 8 ranked teams
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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 in all three 2012 surveys and 10 different conferences have been represented 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 7-1 5-0 1
2. Stanford Pac-12 7-0 4-0 3
3. South Carolina Southeastern 6-0 3-0 2
4. Rice Conference USA 8-0 5-0 7
5. Texas A&M Big 12 6-1 3-1 4
6. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 5-1 3-0 6
7. Arkansas Southeastern 7-1 4-1 5
8. Florida State Atlantic Coast 6-1 3-1 8
9. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 6-2 3-1 11
10. Miami Atlantic Coast 7-0 4-0 13
11. Arizona State Pac-12 5-1 2-1 12
12. Georgia Southeastern 7-0 4-0 17
13. Clemson Atlantic Coast 4-2 2-1 15
14. Arizona Pac-12 5-2 3-1 18
15. Cal State Fullerton Big West 3-3 2-1 19
16. LSU Southeastern 5-2 2-2 10
17. Oklahoma Big 12 4-2 3-0 22
18. Texas Big 12 2-5 0-4 9
19. Louisville Big East 6-1 4-0 25
20. Virginia Atlantic Coast 5-1-1 4-0 26
21. TCU Mountain West 2-4 1-3 14
22. Ole Miss Southeastern 5-1 4-0 28
23. Oregon Pac-12 7-1 5-0 -
24. Oregon State Pac-12 5-3 2-2 20
25. UCLA Pac-12 4-3 3-1 27
26. UCF Conference USA 5-2 2-2 24
27. Baylor Big 12 6-2 3-2 29
28. California Pac-12 4-2 1-2 23
29. USC Pac-12 7-0 4-0 -
30. UC Irvine Big West 4-3 1-3 21
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Akron (0-6), Alabama (3-3), Appalachian State (4-2), Boston College (4-2), Cal Poly (7-1), College of Charleston (5-1), East Carolina (5-2), Florida Atlantic (6-1), FIU (1-5), Georgia Southern (5-2), Georgia State (5-3), Gonzaga (7-0), Liberty (8-1), ULM (6-2), Maryland (5-1), Mercer (8-1), Mississippi State (6-1), Pepperdine (6-2), Purdue (5-1), Southeastern Louisiana (7-0), Southern Miss (4-3), Stetson (6-1), Stony Brook (4-0), Tennessee (7-0), Texas Tech (7-1), Tulane (7-1), UNC Greensboro (7-0).
Dropped out: Vanderbilt (16), Southern Miss (30).
By conference: Pac-12 8, Atlantic Coast 6, Southeastern 6, Big 12 4, Big West 2, Conference USA 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)