May 29, 2009
For Immediate Release
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ST. THOMAS TOPS FINAL NCBWA
D3BASEBALL.COM DIVISION III POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continued its tradition of NCAA polls with the NCBWA/D3baseball.com Division III Poll. This is the final poll following the 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. St. Thomas [25] 41-13 625 18
2. Wooster 43-11 600 9
3. Carthage 38-9 571 7
4. Chapman 32-17 519 -
5. Kean 39-11 508 13
6. Trinity (Conn.) 33-7 494 5
7. Shenandoah 38-10 462 17
8. Eastern Connecticut 39-8 434 3
9. Pomona-Pitzer 37-7 376 1
10. Salisbury 38-8 329 2
11. Keystone 40-5 321 8
12. George Fox 36-11 292 16
13. Southern Maine 36-9 291 6
14. Heidelberg 37-9 248 4
15. St. Olaf 32-14 205 -
16. Millsaps 34-10 200 12
17. Texas-Tyler 39-12 197 11
18. Farmingdale State 30-17 194 -
19. Marietta 32-17 160 -
20. UW-Whitewater 30-19 155 -
21. RPI 37-13 143 22
22. St. Scholastica 36-7 115 10
23. Curry 34-7 88 14
24. Adrian 33-11 81 21
25. Cal Lutheran 32-11 80 15
Also receiving votes: Christopher Newport 64, Johns Hopkins 52, Pacific Lutheran 48, New Jersey 47, UW-Stevens Point 45, Cortland State 42, Worcester Polytech 34, North Carolina Wesleyan 31, Linfield 23, Ithaca 17, Rochester Tech 9, Wheaton (Mass.) 7, Washington & Jefferson 6, Beloit 5, Penn State-Behrend 5, Penn State-Berks 2.
Dropped out: Cortland State (19), Ithaca (20), Pacific Lutheran (23), Wheaton (24), Linfield (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)