March 15, 2021
For Immediate Release
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Hogs hold top spot for third straight week
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ARKANSAS TOPS NCBWA DIVISION I POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 24rd year with its 2021 weekly surveys, and undefeated Arkansas leads the poll for the first time in 2021.

The Arkansas Razrobacks (12-1) are No. 1 in the survey for the third week in succession after Florida and Ole Miss topped the first two polls.

Two teams moved into the Top 10 in the March 15 survey as East Carolina climbed from No. 14 to No. 7, and Louisville made a jump from No. 12 to No. 9. Joining the poll this week are No. 24 Notre Dame, 25 Michigan, 27 Pittsburgh, and 28 North Carolina.

There have been 11 conferences represented in the first four standings of 2021, and there were 15 different conferences included in the COVID-19 abbreviated NCBWA polls in 2020. Seven conferences graced the March 15 standings.

The 2021 poll voters come from among 34 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation, and for more information or to join the NCBWA please go to ncbwa.com.

Rk. School Conference Record Pvs.
1. Arkansas SEC 12-1 1
2. Vanderbilt SEC 12-2 2
3. Mississippi State SEC 13-3 4
4. Texas Tech Big 12 13-3 9
5. Ole Miss SEC 13-3 3
6. Florida SEC 13-4 4
7. East Carolina American Athletic 13-2 14
8. Miami ACC 8-4 8
9. Louisville ACC 11-4 12
10. UCLA Pac-12 10-5 6
11. Tennessee SEC 14-3 15
12. Oklahoma State Big 12 11-2 10
13. LSU SEC 14-3 18
14. Texas Big 12 11-5 19
15. South Carolina SEC 11-3 7
16. Georgia Tech ACC 9-5 13
17. TCU Big 12 10-6 11
18. Oregon State Pac-12 11-3 16
19. Arizona Pac-12 12-4 17
19. Alabama SEC 14-3 22
21. Oregon Pac-12 8-3 29
22. UC Santa Barbara Big West 9-5 20
23. Georgia SEC 13-3 26
24. Notre Dame ACC 7-2 RV
25. Michigan Big Ten 7-1 RV
26. Arizona State Pac-12 11-2 27
27. Pittsburgh ACC 9-4 RV
28. North Carolina ACC 10-4 RV
29. Stanford Pac-12 10-2 30
30. Boston College ACC 9-5 21
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Auburn (10-5), Baylor (10-4), Cal Poly (8-5), California (10-6), California Baptist (10-4), Campbell (9-5), Coastal Carolina (10-5), Dallas Baptist (9-5), Florida Atlantic (9-5), Florida Gulf Coast University (10-4), Houston (10-5), Indiana (7-1), Indiana State (9-5), Kansas State (11-5), Kentucky (11-2), Liberty (10-5), Louisiana Tech (9-5), North Dakota State (10-3), Old Dominion (12-3), Sacramento State (10-5), San Diego (11-3), San Diego State (9-4), SE Louisiana (11-4), South Carolina Upstate (11-2), Southern Illinois (14-1), Southern Miss (9-5), Texas A&M (14-4), UC Irvine (6-7), UNCW (10-3), Virginia (7-8), Virginia Tech (9-5), Washington (8-6), Washington State (9-2), West Virginia (5-5).
Dropped out: Florida Atlantic (22), Virginia Tech (24), Dallas Baptist (28), West Virginia (30).
By conference: SEC 10, Pac-12 6, Big 12 6, ACC 5, American Athletic 1, Big West 1, Big Ten 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 Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2021 NCBWA Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Florida)
Feb. 23 (Ole Miss)
March 1 (Arkansas)
March 8 (Arkansas)
March 15 (Arkansas)
March 22 (Vanderbilt)
March 29 (Vanderbilt)
April 5 (Vanderbilt)
April 12 (Arkansas)
April 19 (Arkansas)