DALLAS (NCBWA) – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 25th year with its 2022 weekly surveys.
Vanderbilt remains No. 1 for a second week after Texas ruled the first four NCBWA national surveys.
Some of the big movers from weeks five to six are Virginia from No. 16 to 8, Arizona from No. 14 to 9, Florida State from No. 13 to 10, and Oklahoma State from No. 18 to 14, among others. Louisville and Wake Forest also climbed into the Top 30 this week.
There have been 17 conferences (with 10 this week) represented in the first six standings of 2022, and there also were 14 different conferences in all the 2021 NCBWA polls.
The 2022 poll voters come from among 33 college baseball writers and related media members throughout the nation. The ’22 season features 301 NCAA Division I baseball-playing schools, and for more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to ncbwa.com.
|2022 NCBWA DIVISION I POLL (MARCH 21)|
|11.||Texas Tech||Big 12||17-4||12|
|14.||Oklahoma State||Big 12||14-6||18|
|21.||Texas State||Sun Belt||18-3||26|
|25.||Old Dominion||Conference USA||16-2||25|
|Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Auburn (14-6), California (10-9), College of Charleston (12-8), DBU (12-7), Davidson (17-3), Florida Gulf Coast University (16-4), Georgia Southern (13-7), Grand Canyon (13-8), Kentucky (14-7), Long Beach State (10-8), Louisiana Tech (14-6), Memphis (12-5), Mercer (16-4), Michigan (11-8), NC State (11-8), Oklahoma (12-7), Oregon (13-6), Portland (14-5), Purdue (17-1), Rutgers (13-5), San Diego (11-7), South Alabama (15-3), Southern Miss (13-7), Tennessee Tech (13-5), Texas A&M (12-7), Troy (14-5), Tulane (13-7-1), UC Irvine (13-6), UC Santa Barbara (12-5), UCLA (12-7), UNCW (12-7), USC (12-6), Virginia Tech (12-6).|
|Dropped out: Kentucky (28), N.C. State (29).|
|By conference: ACC 9, SEC 8, Big 12 4, Pac-12 3, Atlantic Sun 1, Big East 1, Big Ten 1, Conference USA 1, Sun Belt 1, West Coast 1.|
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