April 1, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bob McComas
724-738-2777
Mt. Olive rises ten spots 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. [11] 24-4-1 323 1
2. Mount Olive, N.C. [2] 31-4 306 12
3. Chico State, Calif. 23-5 283 5
4. St. Cloud State, Minn. 15-2 263 t8
5. St. Mary's, Texas 22-9 262 7
6. Lander, S.C. 27-6 252 2
7. Tampa, Fla. 26-5 239 4
8. Colorado Mesa 23-5 201 13
9. USC Aiken 27-7 194 6
10. Seton Hill, Pa. 21-6 192 18
11. Alabama-Huntsville 24-6-1 185 19
12. Missouri Western 24-4 180 20
13. Southern New Hampshire 17-6 157 11
14. Grand Canyon, Ariz. 26-5 156 17
15. Ashland, Ohio 17-6 150 14
16. Central Missouri 20-5 142 3
17. Lewis, Ill. 14-3 87 22
18. UNC-Pembroke 26-8 85 -
19. St. Edwards, Texas 22-10 84
20. Florida Tech 23-10 77 24
21. Kutztown, Pa. 17-5 76 -
22. Wilmington, Del. 20-9 72 23
23. Cal State Monterey Bay 20-10 58 21
24. West Florida 23-9 39 10
25. Southern Arkansas 25-11 32 25
Also receiving votes: Minnesota State (17-6) 21; Texas A&m-Kingsville (22-10) 19; Shippensburg, Pa. (17-8) 14; Sonoma State, Calif. (21-9) 10; Montevallo (23-12) 10; Cal State L.A. (21-13) 7; Wingate, N.C. (26-13) 7; Belmont Abbey, N.C. (22-7-1) 6; Franklin Pierce, N.H. (16-9) 6; Quincy, Ill. (13-6) 5; Cal State East Bay (24-10) 3; Tarleton State (20-10-1) 1.
Dropped out: Shippensburg, Pa. (t8); Catawba, N.C. (15); Texas A&M-Kingsville (16).
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)