March 31, 2009
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EASTERN CONNECTICUT 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 poll voters come from 25 college baseball writers, sports information directors and related media persons from throughout the nation.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Eastern Connecticut [11] 14-1 595 1
2. Wheaton (Mass.) [4] 17-1 544 6
3. Millsaps [3] 24-3 542 5
4. Trinity (Conn.) [3] 12-2 520 4
5. Texas-Tyler [4] 24-5 519 3
6. Salisbury 21-4 506 2
7. Wooster 19-3 460 7
8. Southern Maine 12-2 429 10
9. St. Scholastica 11-2 379 8
10. Heidelberg 13-5 349 12
11. Linfield 20-3 347 13
12. Kean 17-5 345 9
13. Chapman 19-6 339 11
14. Pomona-Pitzer 22-3 324 16
15. Marietta 10-3 299 14
16. UW-Whitewater 6-3 241 15
17. Cal Lutheran 20-5 227 19
18. Christopher Newport 15-4-1 151 23
19. Cortland State 14-6 146 17
20. St. Thomas 12-5 113 24
21. Augustana 12-4 107 18
22. Rochester 15-3 105 -
23. Buena Vista 16-2 98 -
24. Shenandoah 22-4 90 -
25. Penn State-Behrend 13-2 33 -
Also receiving votes: Mount St. Mary 29, Beloit 29, Thiel 28, Rose-Hulman 25, St. Olaf 24, Thomas More 23, George Fox 22, UW-Oshkosh 18, UW-Stevens Point 14, Keystone 11, Fredonia State 10, Rowan 9, Methodist 8, RPI 7, Curry 7, Carthage 7, York (Pa.) 7, Emory 6, Pacific Lutheran 6, Illinois Wesleyan 5, Oneonta State 5, Suffolk 4, University of Dallas 4, Birmingham-Southern 3, John Carroll 2, Simpson 1, Ithaca 1, Rutgers-Newark 1, Rhodes 1.
Dropped out: Johns Hopkins, Thiel, UW-Oshkosh, York (Pa.).

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 Pro-Line Cap Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2009 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Cortland State)
Feb. 24 (Salisbury)
March 3 (Salisbury)
March 10 (Salisbury)
March 17 (Trinity [Conn.])
March 24 (Eastern Connecticut)
March 31 (Eastern Connecticut)
April 7 (Eastern Connecticut)
April 14 (Millsaps)
April 21 (Southern Maine)
April 28 (Southern Maine)
May 5 (Southern Maine)
May 12 (Pomona-Pitzer)
May 29 (St. Thomas)