May 29, 2015
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Red Dragons win first national title
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CORTLAND STATE TOPS FINAL 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 Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly. Full members of NCAA Division III are eligible.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Cortland State [25] 45-4 625 1
2. Frostburg State 43-9 582 2
3. UW-La Crosse 36-16 574 20
4. Trinity (Texas) 40-14 550 14
5. Salisbury 33-6-1 483 5
6. Emory 31-15 472 -
7. Webster 34-15 449 24
8. Ramapo 33-16 402 -
9. UW-Whitewater 35-11 382 3
10. Birmingham-Southern 37-12-1 369 7
11. Kean 35-12 330 4
12. UW-Stevens Point 33-14 314 8
13. Rhodes 33-13 260 6
14. Heidelberg 33-14 258 10
15. Linfield 33-15 248 17
16. Shenandoah 28-10-1 209 9
17. Pacific Lutheran 32-14 200 18
18. Alvernia 35-14 152 -
19. Texas-Tyler 34-12 142 13
20. Baldwin Wallace 31-12 127 11
21. Wartburg 33-14 116 16
22. Methodist 32-10 107 12
23. Coe 34-14 89 -
24. Wooster 36-9 79 15
25. MIT 29-14 68 -
Also receiving votes: Wesleyan (Conn.) 55, Ohio Northern 51, Southern Maine 45, La Roche 44, Millsaps 43, Carthage 39, Concordia (Ill.) 30, Rensselaer 26, Johns Hopkins 24, Endicott 21, Concordia (Texas) 21, Marietta 20, Rutgers-Camden 16, Amherst 15, Anderson (Ind.) 12, Cal Lutheran 12, Mary Washington 9, Whitworth 8, Misericordia 8, Adrian 6, Salem St. 6, Oswego St. 5, Washington (Mo.) 4, Saint John's (Minn.) 3, La Verne 2, Rowan 2, Randolph-Macon 1.
Dropped out: Ohio Northern (18), Wesleyan (Conn.) (23), Concordia (Texas) (22), Adrian (23), Southern Maine (25).

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.

2015 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (UW-Whitewater)
Feb. 24 (UW-Whitewater)
March 3 (UW-Whitewater)
March 10 (UW-Whitewater)
March 17 (UW-Whitewater)
March 24 (Salisbury)
March 31 (Salisbury)
April 7 (Salisbury)
April 14 (Cortland State)
April 21 (Cortland State)
April 28 (Cortland State)
May 5 (Cortland State)
May 12 (Cortland State)
Final (Cortland State)