March 21, 2022
For Immediate Release
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VANDERBILT TOPS NCBWA DIVISION I POLL

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.

Rk. School Conference Record Pvs.
1. Vanderbilt SEC 13-2 3
2. Ole Miss SEC 13-2 2
3. Texas Big 12 13-4 1
4. Arkansas SEC 11-3 5
5. Oregon State Pac-12 11-2 6
5. Notre Dame ACC 11-1 7
7. Tennessee SEC 15-1 9
8. Georgia Tech ACC 13-3 12
9. LSU SEC 13-3 8
10. Florida SEC 13-4 10
11. Stanford Pac-12 9-5 4
12. Texas Tech Big 12 14-3 15
13. Florida State ACC 10-5 13
14. Arizona Pac-12 12-4 14
15. North Carolina ACC 14-2 20
16. Virginia ACC 14-1 17
17. Liberty Atlantic Sun 12-2 16
18. Oklahoma State Big 12 9-6 11
19. Georgia SEC 13-3 19
20. Clemson ACC 14-1 21
21. TCU Big 12 11-4 23
22. Maryland Big Ten 12-2 25
23. Mississippi State SEC 10-7 24
24. Gonzaga West Coast 11-4 28
25. Old Dominion Conference USA 13-1 27
26. Texas State Sun Belt 14-3 RV
27. Miami ACC 11-4 29
28. Kentucky SEC 14-3 RV
29. NC State ACC 9-6 18
30. Connecticut Big East 11-2 RV
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (12-5), Arizona State (8-10), Auburn (13-4), BYU (8-5), California Baptist (10-4), Charlotte (10-5), Dallas Baptist (9-6), Davidson (12-3), Duke (9-7), Florida Atlantic (13-4), Florida Gulf Coast University (12-4), Georgia Southern (10-6), Jacksonville (11-5), Long Beach State (7-7), Louisiana Tech (11-5), Louisville (11-4), Memphis (9-4), Mercer (15-1), Missouri (11-2), Missouri State (7-7), Oklahoma (9-5), Oregon (10-6), Portland (11-4), Purdue (14-0), Rutgers (12-3), Sacramento State (9-7), SE Missouri State (13-1), South Carolina (9-6), Southern Miss (10-6), Troy (11-5), Tulane (10-6), UC Irvine (10-6), UC Santa Barbara (10-4), UCLA (10-6), USC (11-3), Utah (11-3-1), Virginia Tech (10-4), Wake Forest (13-3), Wichita State (8-8).
Dropped out: UCLA (22), Tulane (26), Wake Forest (30).
By conference: SEC 9, ACC 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.

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.

2022 NCBWA Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Texas)
Feb. 21 (Texas)
Feb. 28 (Texas)
March 7 (Texas)
March 14 (Vanderbilt)
March 21 (Vanderbilt)
March 28 (Tennessee)
April 4 (Tennessee)
April 11 (Tennessee)
April 18 (Tennessee)
April 25 (Tennessee)
May 2 (Tennessee)
May 9 (Oregon State)
May 16 (Tennessee)