May 5, 2009
For Immediate Release
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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 [8] 34-5 596 1
2. Pomona-Pitzer [10] 35-5 584 2
3. Salisbury [5] 36-6 534 4
4. Eastern Connecticut [1] 31-6 517 7
5. Heidelberg 33-7 495 8
6. Trinity (Conn.) 26-5 489 5
7. Carthage 29-5 456 13
8. St. Scholastica 31-4 438 3
9. Keystone [1] 34-4 430 10
10. Wooster 33-8 412 9
11. Texas-Tyler 38-10 382 12
12. Millsaps 32-8 363 11
13. Kean 33-9 327 6
14. St. Thomas 28-9 266 19
15. Cal Lutheran 31-9 238 17
16. Curry 34-7 231 14
17. George Fox 32-9 207 16
18. Shenandoah 33-8 199 18
19. Ithaca 28-7 186 21
20. RPI 31-9 139 22
21. Pacific Lutheran 31-8 136 20
22. Wheaton (Mass.) 30-12 99 15
23. Cortland State 29-12 56 -
24. Adrian 26-8 48 -
25. Linfield 28-12 37 25
Also receiving votes: Suffolk 32, Beloit 25, Marietta 25, Salem State 23, Washington and Jefferson 20, Rochester 16, Christopher Newport 14, UW-Whitewater 13, Franklin 12, Mississippi College 8, Chapman 8, Thomas More 7, Birmingham-Southern 6, Worcester Polytech 6, Texas Lutheran 5, Johns Hopkins 5, St. Olaf 4, Wilkes 4, Hendrix 4, UW-Stevens Point 3, Loras 3, Augustana 3, Penn State-Behrend 3, Buena Vista 2, Washington U. 2, Luther 2, UW-Oshkosh 1, Western New England 1, Illinois Wesleyan 1, Williams 1, Webster 1.
Dropped out: Penn State-Behrend (23), Christopher Newport (24).

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)