MOUNT OLIVE NO. 1 IN NCAA DIV. II POLL
| Rank School (Record)
| 1. Mount Olive (43-4)
| 2. Delta St. (35-5-1)
| 3. S.C. Aiken (37-9)
| 4. Colorado Mesa (34-6)
| 5. Missouri Western (32-7)
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NATIONAL TOP 25
Rank School (#1 Votes) W-L Pts. Prev.
1. Delta State, Miss. (7) 30-5-1 343 1
2. Mount Olive, N.C. (7) 39-4 342 2
3. Chico State, Calif. 30-6 313 3
4. Colorado Mesa 30-6 294 7
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DALLAS (NCBWA) – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 16th year with its 2013 weekly surveys. Polls will be circulated from Feb. 18-June 27 (weekly through June 11) following the 67th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., at TD Ameritade Park.
North Carolina (nine consecutive weeks) and Arkansas (preseason No. 1) have held down the No. 1 position throughout the 2013 surveys. The poll voters come from 44 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation.
The current poll has representation by ten different conferences (16 total for the season) among the 298 baseball-playing schools in the 2013 NCAA Division I ranks. The surveys of 2012 had a NCBWA-poll record 22 different DI conferences and independents rated at least one week.
|2013 NCBWA DIVISION I POLL (APRIL 15)
||Cal State Fullerton
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University of Tampa great Tino Martinez
Based on their outstanding play this season sixty players have been added to the 2013 Tino Martinez Award Watch List. The award is presented to the most outstanding player in DII college baseball. The annual honor is named after the former University of Tampa Spartan, United States Olympian, first round draft pick, MLB All-Star and newly named member of the College Baseball Hall of Fame, Tino Martinez. Semifinalists are scheduled to be announced on
May 6th, 2013.
Initial nominations for the award were made by baseball sports information contacts, coaches and media members. A panel of media, coaches and sports information officers was polled to finalize the candidates and determine the winner. A fan Internet vote also contributes to the final vote. Continue reading
Two of the most respected college coaches in history join five outstanding players with a good deal of Major League Baseball experience in the 2013 class of the College Baseball Hall of Fame.
“This class brings a different flavor to the induction process because it features our first Division III coach, perhaps the greatest Division II player ever and three players from the 1950s, ‘60s and early ‘70s, which is a time period that has been a bit underrepresented in past inductions,” said Mike Gustafson, executive director of the College Baseball Hall of Fame. “We are excited to welcome them to the Hall of Fame.” Continue reading