April 28, 2009
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SOUTHERN MAINE 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. Southern Maine [6] 31-4 592 1
2. Pomona-Pitzer [10] 33-4 576 3
3. St.Scholastica [8] 29-2 567 4
4. Salisbury 34-6 518 2
5. Trinity (Conn.) 24-4 507 6
6. Kean 32-7 503 9
7. Eastern Connecticut [1] 27-6 483 8
8. Heidelberg 29-7 426 10
9. Wooster 30-7 423 11
10. Keystone 34-4 396 14
11. Millsaps 32-8 371 5
12. Texas-Tyler 34-9 353 7
13. Carthage 23-5 347 17
14. Curry 30-5 241 16
15. Wheaton (Mass.) 28-9 221 12
16. George Fox 32-9 212 19
17. Cal Lutheran 28-9 207 13
18. Shenandoah 33-8 203 21
19. St. Thomas 23-8 185 15
20. Pacific Lutheran 31-8 151 23
21. Ithaca 24-7 115 22
22. RPI 27-8 81 -
23. Penn State-Behrend 27-7 46 -
24. Christopher Newport 24-10-1 43 -
25. Linfield 28-12 42 20
Also receiving votes: UW-Whitewater 37, Buena Vista 36, Marietta 34, Adrian 29, Texas Lutheran 23, Cortland State 15, UW-Oshkosh 15, John Carroll 13, Washington and Jefferson 12, Franklin 12, Webster 10, North Carolina Wesleyan 8, Montclair State 8, Augustana 7, Chapman 6, Beloit 6, Rochester 5, Oneonta State 5, Methodist 4, Mount St. Mary 4, Suffolk 4, Birmingham-Southern 4, Hendrix 3, UW-Stevens Point 3, Wilkes 3, Illinois Wesleyan 2, Washington and Lee 2, Fredonia State 2, Aurora 1, Rose-Hulman 1, Thomas More 1, Johns Hopkins 1.
Dropped out: Buena Vista (18), Wilkes (24), UW-Whitewater (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 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)