April 15, 2014
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LINFIELD TOPS NCBWA
D3BASEBALL.COM DIVISION III POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA polls with the NCBWA/D3baseball.com Division III Poll. Weekly polls continue through the NCAA Division III Championship.

The D3baseball.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Linfield [25] 27-3 625 1
2. Webster 22-4 577 3
3. Concordia-Chicago 20-2 570 5
4. UW-Whitewater 18-3 520 7
5. UW-Stevens Point 17-4 501 2
6. Southern Maine 19-6 453 8
7. Cortland State 21-6 419 4
8. Kean 21-7 412 6
9. Trinity (Texas) 28-6 408 9
10. Heidelberg 23-5 365 12
11. Rowan 19-6 363 13
12. Shenandoah 26-6 330 15
13. St. Thomas 17-5 296 14
14. St. John Fisher 18-2 278 16
15. Tufts 19-2 266 18
16. Salisbury 23-7 224 17
17. Cal Lutheran 23-8 216 10
18. Case Western Reserve 23-7 173 21
19. Birmingham-Southern 27-9 163 11
20. Concordia (Texas) 23-7 149 22
21. Buena Vista 23-5 147 25
22. Gettysburg 25-3 92
23. York (Pa.) 20-5 81 24
24. Wheaton (Mass.) 22-8-1 59 23
25. Ithaca 19-5 57 -
Also receiving votes: Marietta 53, Rhodes 48, George Fox 47, Eastern Connecticut State 45, Emory 35, Moravian 33, Amherst 19, Baldwin Wallace 13, Bridgewater (Va.) 12, Adrian 11, John Carroll 10, Rutgers-Camden 9, Whittier 8, Berry 7, Endicott 5, Salem State 4, Frostburg State 3, La Roche 2, Hampden-Sydney 2, North Park 1, Alvernia 1, Lynchburg 1, Wesleyan (Conn.) 1.
Dropped out: George Fox (19), Rhodes (20).

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 the Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2014 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Linfield)
Feb. 25 (Linfield)
March 4 (Linfield)
March 11 (Linfield)
March 18 (Trinity)
March 25 (Linfield)
April 1 (Linfield)
April 8 (Linfield)
April 15 (Linfield)