March 4, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bob McComas
724-738-2777
Mount Olive vaults to No. 2
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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, Miss. [3] 13-2 282 1
2. Mount Olive [6] 17-1 281 8
3. Central Missouri [2] 8-1 276 2
4. Chico State, Calif. [1] 11-1 271 3
5. St. Mary's, Texas 14-4 234 4
6. USC-Aiken 13-2 218 13
7. West Florida 10-3 216 5
8. Indianapolis, Ind. 3-0 202 9
9. Tampa, Fla. 11-2 182 10
10. Lander, S.C. 13-2 169 6
11. Southern New Hampshire 6-0 166 t15
12. Incarnate Word, Texas 13-2 159 t15
13. Shippensburg, Pa. 7-1 154 20
14. St. Cloud State, Minn. 7-2 147 12
15. Dixie State, Utah 9-1 143 14
16. Grand Valley State, Mich. 0-0 118 17
17. Alabama Huntsville 16-3 108 19
18. Slippery Rock, Pa. 7-0 78 -
19. Florida Tech 10-3 65 25
20. Catawba, N.C. 13-4 63 -
21. StoneHill, Mass. 6-1 56 -
22. Southern Arkansas 14-6 53 21
23. Angelo State, Texas 10-5 51 -
24. Cal State Monterey Bay 13-6 37 -
t25. Texas A&m-Kingsville 11-3 23 -
t25. Arkansas Tech 16-5 23 -
Also receiving votes: UNC Pembroke (13-5) 21; Drury, Mo. (5-0) 18; Millersville, Pa. (9-3) 16; Minnesota State (4-2) 13; Sonoma State, Calif. (10-4) 9; West Georgia (13-4) 8; Wilmington, Del. (5-2) 7; Barry, Fla. (12-7) 4; Carson-Newman, Tenn. (12-7) 3; Belmont Abbey, N.C. (11-4-1) 3; Colorado Mesa (10-4) 2; West Chester, Pa. (1-3-1) 1.
Dropped out: Franklin Pierce N.H. (7); Seton Hill, Pa. (11); Minnesota State (18); Sonoma State, Calif. (t22); Belmont Abbey, N.C. (t22); St. Edwards, Texas (24).
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)