National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association

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The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) is an association of baseball writers, broadcasters, and publicists in the United States.[1][2] It was founded in 1962.[1][3][2][4]

The NCBWA compiles a preseason ranking of the top 35 teams in the nation, as voted on by its members. In addition, weekly rankings of the top 30 teams are released throughout the season and after the College World Series.

The NCBWA awards NCBWA preseason All-American awards,[4] the Dick Howser Trophy (Player of the Year),[5][6] Regional Players of the Year awards, and All-America awards.[1][7]

Also the National Coach of the Year is awarded by NCBWA.

2011-12 Officers/Directors Officer - Affiliation Executive Director: Bo Carter, Texas Woman's U. President: Tami Cutler, Wichita State 1st Vice-President: Ryan Bomberger, Liberty 2nd Vice-President: Judy Willson, Mountain West Conference 3rd Vice-President: Jason Leturmy, Florida State University Assoc. Executive Director: Russ Anderson, Conference USA Asst. Executive Director: Mike Montoro, West Virginia Div. II Coordinator: Bob McComas, Slippery Rock Div. III Coordinator: Steve Marovich, Carthage Board of Directors: Malcolm Gray, East Carolina; John Hines, Florida; Jeff Conrad, Houston; Ben Taylor, Illinois; Carol Hudson, Old Dominion. Webmaster: Ted Gangi, I-30 East.

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  1. ^ a b c "About the NCBWA". Retrieved May 17, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "BYU Baseball Press Release". April 26, 2005. Retrieved May 17, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Plunkett's Entertainment & Media ... – Google Books". Retrieved May 17, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "#1 in College Sports". December 17, 2007. Retrieved May 17, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Washington Daily News Online > Archives > Sports > ECU's Simmons named to watch list". April 16, 2010. Retrieved May 17, 2010. 
  6. ^ "#1 in College Sports". May 19, 2006. Retrieved May 17, 2010. 
  7. ^ "National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association > Awards". Retrieved May 17, 2010. 
  8. ^ a b NCBWA Coach of the Year webpage. NCBWA website. Retrieved 2011-01-03.
  9. ^ "TCU's Schlossnagle honored nationally". ESPN Dallas/Fort Worth. June 19, 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-16. 
  10. ^ "TCU'S Schlossnagle Is 2010 NCBWA Coach of the Year". NCBWA. Retrieved 2010-12-16. 
  11. ^ "Senk named 2012 NCBWA Coach of the Year". Retrieved 2012-06-19. 

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