April 29, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bob McComas
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USC Aiken rises 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. [10] 38-7-1 298 1
2. USC Aiken [1] 41-9 262 5
3. Colorado Mesa 33-7 250 3
4. Central Missouri 33-9 243 4
5. Tampa, Fla. 36-10 213 6
6. Cal State Monterey Bay 34-12 202 15
7. St. Mary's, Texas 33-12 186 t9
8. Wilmington, Del. 35-12 184 t9
9. Seton Hill, Pa. 37-13 172 8
10. Armstrong 31-13 164 24
11. Mount Olive, N.C. 45-6 161 2
12. St. Cloud State, Minn. 22-5 153 11
13. Millersville, Pa. 34-12 142 18
14. West Florida 34-10 126 19
15. Missouri Western 35-8 125 14
16. Drury, Mo. 30-12 124 -
17. Sonoma State, Calif. 31-15 98 -
18. Tarleton State, Texas 32-14-1 86 21
19. Southern New Hampshire 31-14 69 -
20. Grand Valley State, Mich. 24-13 63 -
21. Alabama-Huntsville 33-13-1 48 13
22. Chico State, Calif. 32-12 46 7
23. Minnesota State 29-8 39 -
24. UNC Pembroke 36-14 38 -
t25. Kutztown, Pa. 29-11 24 25
t25. St. Edwards, Texas 33-14 24 -
Also receiving votes: Southern Arkansas (36-14) 18; Florida Tech (32-14) 15; Lewis, Ill. (26-11) 8; Grand Canyon, Ariz. (29-6) 5; Lander, S.C. (34-14) 5; St. Thomas Aquinas, N.Y. (31-11) 4; Coker, S.C. (33-14) 2; Cal State L.A. (29-17) 2; Texas A&M-Kingsville (35-15) 1.
Dropped out: Lewis, Ill. (12); Ashland, Ohio (t16); Lander, S.C. (t16); Franklin Pierce, N.H. (20); Southern Arkansas (22); Grand Canyon, Ariz. (23).
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)