Feb. 18, 2013
For Immediate Release
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DELTA STATE TOPS NCBWA DIVISION II POLL

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division II polls with its 2013 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue each week throughout the season.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Delta State (9) 6-0 297 1
2. Mount Olive, N.C. (2) 10-0 281 4
3. Central Missouri 6-1 259 3
4. Chico State, Calif. 8-0 247 7
5. Tampa, Fla. 6-1 245 6
6. St. Mary's, Texas 8-3 242 2
7. Catawba, S.C. 10-1 228 12
8. St. Cloud State, Minn. 6-1 180 17
9. Franklin Pierce, N.H. 0-0 175 9
10. West Florida 8-1 173 20
11. Indianapolis, Ind. 2-0 165 11
12. UNC Pembroke 9-0 162 RV
13. Minnesota State 3-1 144 8
14. Angelo State, Texas 8-3 136 14
15. Grand Valley State, Mich 7-3 113 13
t16. Mercyhurst, Pa. 2-1 109 15
t16 USC Aiken 8-1 109 24
18. Cal Poly Pomona 9-2 108 NR
19. Seton Hill, Pa. 0-0 74 T22
20. Southern Arkansas 8-3 73 RV
21. Lander 8-2 71 RV
22. Alabama-Huntsville 9-2 65 NR
23. St. Edwards, Texas 7-3 52 25
24. Dixie State, Utah 5-1 31 NR
25. Incarnate Word 9-1 30 NR
Also receiving votes: Belmont Abbey (8-0-1) 19; Florida Tech (8-2) 16; UC San Diego (8-3) 14; Colorado Mesa (4-3) 11; Quincy, Ill. (0-0); Sonoma State (6-2) 8; LeMoyne, N.Y. (0-3) 8; Nova Southeastern, Fla. (6-4) 6; West Chester, Pa. (0-3) 5; Saint Leo, Fla. (9-2); Texas A&M-Kingsville (8-3) 4; Erksine (8-2) 2; Southern New Hampshire (0-0) 1; Missouri Western (4-3) 1.
Dropped out: West Chester, Pa. (5); Francis Marion, S.C. (10); Nova Southeastern, Fla. (16); LeMoyne, N.Y. (18); UC San Diego (19); Tusculum, Tenn. (21); Colorado Mesa (22).
Regional Polls

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.

2013 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Delta State)
Feb. 18 (Delta State)
Feb. 25 (Delta State)
March 4 (Delta State)
March 11 (Mt. Olive)
March 18 (Delta State, Lander)
March 25 (Delta State)
April 1 (Delta State)
April 8 (Delta State)
April 15 (Delta State)
April 22 (Delta State)
April 29 (Delta State)
May 6 (USC Aiken)