April 7, 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 (15) 18-2 604 1
2. Salisbury (5) 26-4 577 6
3. Millsaps (5) 26-4 562 3
4. Wheaton (Mass.) 20-3 512 2
5. Texas-Tyler 27-6 500 5
6. Wooster 24-4 493 7
7. Trinity (Conn.) 15-3 476 4
8. Southern Maine 14-3 440 8
9. St. Scholastica 14-2 422 9
10. Pomona-Pitzer 25-3 415 14
11. Heidelberg 19-5 400 10
12. Kean 20-6 350 12
13. Linfield 23-5 329 11
14. Cal Lutheran 22-6 283 17
15. Chapman 20-7 227 13
16. St. Thomas 14-5 179 20
17. Buena Vista 19-3 168 23
18. Rochester 18-5 147 22
19. Marietta 14-6 124 15
20. Shenandoah 24-5 116 24
21. Cortland State 16-7 111 19
22. UW-Whitewater 8-5 98 16
23. Augustana 17-6 80 21
24. Christopher Newport 16-6-1 68 18
25. Beloit 16-2 58 -
Also receiving votes: Curry 51, Keystone 43, York (Pa.) 41, George Fox 39, Suffolk 34, Mount St. Mary 28, RPI 27, Carthage 19, UW-Oshkosh 18, Methodist 18, St. Olaf 15, Birmingham-Southern 12, Illinois Wesleyan 11, Pacific Lutheran 6, Aurora 5, Rhodes 4, John Carroll 4, Thomas More 3, Oneonta State 2, UW-Stevens Point 2, Penn State-Behrend 1, Rowan 1, Lynchburg 1.
Dropped out: Penn State-Behrend

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)