May 27, 2019
For Immediate Release
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Bruins at No. 1 for 11th straight week
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UCLA TOPS NCBWA DIVISION I POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 22nd year with its 2019 weekly surveys and this week UCLA is the No. 1 selection and has remained in the top spot for the 11th-straight week.

The top three spots stayed the same this week, with UCLA sitting at No. 1, Vanderbilt at No. 2 and Stanford at No. 3. Oklahoma State jumped into the top 10 this week, moving from No. 13 to No. 9 after winning the Big 12 Championship title.

Overall, there are four SEC schools, two Pac-12 programs, two ACC schools and two Big 12 teams in the top 10.

The biggest movers of the week were Fresno State, Ole Miss and North Carolina, as each jumped up seven spots in the poll. Fresno State went from receiving votes to No. 23 after winning the Mountain West Tournament title. Ole Miss moved up seven spots to No. 17 after making it to the SEC Tournament title game. North Carolina also improved seven spots to No. 13 after winning the ACC Tournament championship.

Fresno State, Indiana State and Indiana all moved into the top 30 this week, coming in at No. 23, No. 28 and No. 30, respectively.

The 2019 poll voters come from among 35 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. After a preseason Top 40 listing, the remainder of the polls feature a national Top 30.

This week's current survey has representation by eight different conferences among the 299 baseball-playing schools in the 2019 NCAA Division I ranks. The rankings of 2018 had 15 different DI conferences rated at least one week. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to ncbwa.com.

Rk. School Conference Record Pvs.
1. UCLA Pac-12 47-8 1
2. Vanderbilt SEC 49-10 2
3. Stanford Pac-12 41-11 3
4. Georgia SEC 44-15 5
5. Mississippi State SEC 46-13 4
6. Texas Tech Big 12 39-17 7
7. Georgia Tech ACC 41-17 9
8. Arkansas SEC 41-17 6
9. Oklahoma State Big 12 36-18 13
10. Louisville ACC 43-15 10
11. East Carolina American Athletic 43-15 8
12. Oregon State Pac-12 36-18-1 12
13. North Carolina ACC 42-17 20
14. UC Santa Barbara Big West 45-9 11
15. West Virginia Big 12 37-20 18
16. LSU SEC 37-24 9
17. Ole Miss SEC 37-25 24
18. Texas A&M SEC 37-21-1 14
19. N.C. State ACC 42-17 15
20. Miami ACC 39-18 16
21. Baylor Big 12 34-17 7
22. Creighton Big East 38-11 27
23. Fresno State Mountain West 38-14-1 -
24. California Pac-12 32-18 30
25. Tennessee SEC 38-19 21
26. Dallas Baptist Missouri Valley 41-18 23
27. Arizona State Pac-12 37-17 28
28. Indiana State Missouri Valley 41-16 -
29. Southern Miss Conference USA 38-19 -
30. Indiana Big Ten 36-21 25
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Arizona (32-24), Army (35-24), Auburn (33-25), BYU (36-17), California Baptist (35-20), Central Michigan (43-11), Clemson (34-24), Coastal Carolina (35-24-1), Connecticut (36-23), Florida (33-24), Florida Atlantic (40-19), Florida State (36-21), Fordham (38-22), Illinois (36-19), Illinois State (34-24), Liberty (42-19), Louisiana Tech (34-24), Loyola Marymount (32-23), Miami, Ohio (37-19), Michigan (41-18), Missouri (34-22-1), Navy (39-17), Nebraska (31-22), Oklahoma (33-23), Old Dominion (35-21), Saint Mary's (35-22), Southern (32-22), TCU (32-26), UC Irvine (37-17), Wright State (40-17).
Dropped out: Illinois (22), BYU (26), Florida State (29).
By conference: SEC 8, ACC 5, Pac-12 5, Big 12 4, Missouri Valley 2, American Athletic 1, Big East 1, Big Ten 1, Big West 1, Conference USA 1, Mountain West 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.

2019 NCBWA Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Vanderbilt)
Feb. 18 (LSU)
Feb. 25 (LSU)
March 4 (Vanderbilt)
March 11 (Vanderbilt)
March 18 (UCLA)
March 25 (UCLA)
April 1 (UCLA)
April 8 (UCLA)
April 15 (UCLA)
April 22 (UCLA)
April 29 (UCLA)
May 6 (UCLA)
May 13 (UCLA)
May 20 (UCLA)
May 27 (UCLA)