March 23, 2010
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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ST. THOMAS 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. St. Thomas [25] 5-1 625 1
2. Heidelberg 12-1 585 3
3. Wooster 11-2 551 2
4. Chapman 17-4 530 7
5. Trinity, Conn. 1-0 504 4
6. Salisbury 13-2 489 5
7. Kean 9-4 408 10
8. Pomona-Pitzer 17-5 356 14
9. RPI 8-2 351 8
10. Marietta 10-3 347 13
11. Augustana 11-0 345 18
12. Carthage 7-4 341 9
13. Mississippi College 19-3 336 12
14. Eastern Connecticut 3-3 227 6
15. UW-Stevens Point 1-1 219 15
16. Rose-Hulman 11-3 214 19
17. Birmingham-Southern 16-3 199 16
18. UW-Whitewater 6-1 181 21
19. Johns Hopkins 11-3 165 25
20. Shenandoah 15-4 150 23
21. St. Scholastica 11-3 135 -
22. Southern Maine 6-3 132 11
23. Worcester Polytech 10-0 102 -
24. Cortland State 9-5 86 20
25. Trinity, Texas 18-5 79 -
Also receiving votes: Pacific Lutheran 75, St. Olaf 49, Rhodes 44, Linfield 43, Redlands 37, Millsaps 36, Keystone 32, Oneonta State 28, Huntingdon 24, Wheaton, Mass. 20, Lynchburg 17, Plattsburgh State 16, Washington and Jefferson 14, Ohio Northern 12, Methodist 9, Texas Lutheran 5, Concordia, Ill. 2, Ferrum 2, Adrian 2, Wheaton, Ill. 1.
Dropped out: Wheaton, Mass. (17), Keystone (22), Adrian (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.

2010 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (St. Thomas)
March 2 (St. Thomas)
March 9 (St. Thomas)
March 16 (St. Thomas)
March 23 (St. Thomas)
March 30 (St. Thomas)
April 6 (St. Thomas)
April 13 (St. Thomas)
April 20 (Johns Hopkins)
April 27 (Johns Hopkins)
May 4 (Johns Hopkins)
May 11 (Johns Hopkins)
May 18 (Johns Hopkins)
Final (Illinois Wesleyan)