May 13, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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Linfield rises back to No. 2
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WEBSTER 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. Webster [17] 37-5 617 1
2. Linfield [4] 33-7 587 3
3. UW-Whitewater [4] 36-7 576 2
4. Concordia-Chicago 37-5 547 4
5. Cortland State 31-8 512 5
6. St. Thomas 33-7 457 8
7. Salisbury 33-7 455 7
8. Trinity (Texas) 33-8 417 10
9. Rowan 32-10 399 6
10. Cal Lutheran 34-8 385 11
11. Eastern Connecticut 32-7 360 16
12. Southern Maine 31-12 340 9
13. Shenandoah 31-9 314 15
14. Birmingham-Southern 35-10 273 17
15. Buena Vista 36-7 260 18
16. UW-Stevens Point 29-11 226 12
17. Tufts 33-7 220 14
18. Heidelberg 31-11 217 13
19. Kean 31-12 203 20
20. Case Western Reserve 30-10 174 21
21. Moravian 32-10 124 22
22. Emory 29-10 104 24
23. Ithaca 26-10 88 19
24. Marietta 29-14 83 23
25. Gettysburg 33-8 43 25
Also receiving votes: Bridgewater (Va.) 30, Amherst 27, Adrian 19, Rutgers-Camden 18, Rhodes 11, George Fox 10, La Roche 7, Endicott 4, St. John Fisher 3, LeTourneau 3, Illinois Wesleyan 2, Castleton State 2, UW-La Crosse 2, John Carroll 2, York (Pa.) 1, Concordia (Texas) 1, Widener 1, Baldwin Wallace 1.
Dropped out: None.

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)
April 22 (Linfield)
April 29 (Linfield)
May 6 (Webster)
May 13 (Webster)