April 6, 2010
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
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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) 15-1 625 1
2. Chapman 20-4 590 3
3. Heidelberg 17-3 549 2
4. Wooster 16-4 507 5
5. Pomona-Pitzer 23-5 504 7
6. Salisbury 19-4 477 6
7. UW-Whitewater 12-1 441 13
8. Marietta 17-4 429 8
9. Trinity, Conn. 10-3 415 4
10. Johns Hopkins 18-3 404 14
11. Mississippi College 24-4 347 10
12. Kean 15-6 319 9
13. Eastern Connecticut 12-4 313 11
14. Shenandoah 23-6 243 16
15. Birmingham-Southern 24-4 234 20
16. St. Scholastica 15-3 232 18
17. Redlands 24-3 191 23
18. Rose-Hulman 16-5 168 12
19. UW-Stevens Point 9-4 155 19
20. Carthage 11-6 145 17
21. Cortland State 16-6 113 22
22. RPI 11-5 100 21
23. Plattsburgh State 17-1 98 -
24. Augustana 13-5 88 15
25. Trinity, Texas 23-7 72 24
Also receiving votes: Wheaton (Ill.) 69, Pacific Lutheran 58, Texas-Tyler 37, Rochester 34, Babson 33, Worcester Polytech 28, Bowdoin 19, Keystone 18, Kenyon 17, Wheaton (Mass.) 15, Ohio Northern 15, Rhodes 9, Oneonta State 6, Linfield 5, Buena Vista 1, Methodist 1, Huntingdon 1.
Dropped out: Pacific Lutheran (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.

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)