May 17, 2016
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Red Dragons receive 24 of 25 first-place votes
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CORTLAND 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. Cortland [24] 37-5 624 1
2. Randolph-Macon [1] 32-6-1 581 2
3. Trinity (Texas) 35-7 570 3
4. UW-La Crosse 34-8 552 4
5. Birmingham-Southern 37-11 497 5
6. Emory 30-10 490 6
7. Oswego State 32-9 429 7
8. Ramapo 33-10-1 408 8
9. Shenandoah 32-10 387 9
10. Salisbury 25-10 378 10
11. La Roche 36-9 367 12
12. Cal Lutheran 31-11 304 14
13. Concordia-Chicago 32-11 262 19
14. UW-Whitewater 29-14 247 15
15. Keystone 33-9 223 21
16. North Central (Ill.) 30-10 211 13
17. Southern Maine 29-13 175 11
18. Whitworth 29-11 170 20
19. Wartburg 33-11 168 16
20. TCNJ 30-10 154 18
21. Tufts 32-6 136 rv
22. Occidental 32-10 126 17
23. Wheaton (Mass.) 30-11 125 25
24. Misericordia 34-11 104 rv
25. St. John Fisher 34-11 67 rv
Also receiving votes: Wooster 64, Frostburg State 57, St. Scholastica 33, Buena Vista 26, Mass-Boston 19, Case Western Reserve 19, Augustana (Ill.) 19, Marietta 18, Luther 16, St. Thomas (Minn.) 11, Old Westbury 11, McDaniel 10, Otterbein 9, Johns Hopkins 8, Saint John's (Minn.) 6, Texas Lutheran 5, Haverford 5, Grinnell 4, Ohio Wesleyan 3, Ithaca 2, Rose-Hulman 1.
Dropped out: No. 22 Buena Vista, No. 23 Frostburg State, No. 24 St. Thomas (Minn.)

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.

2016 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Cortland)
March 1 (Cortland)
March 8 (Cortland)
March 15 (Cortland)
March 22 (Trinity, Texas)
March 29 (Trinity, Texas)
April 5 (Trinity, Texas)
April 12 (Ramapo)
April 19 (Cortland)
April 26 (Cortland)
May 3 (Cortland)
May 10 (Cortland)
May 17 (Cortland)