April 13, 2010
For Immediate Release
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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 [22] 18-2 621 1
2. Chapman [1] 22-5 573 2
3. UW-Whitewater [1] 18-1 559 7
4. Heidelberg [1] 21-4 542 3
5. Johns Hopkins 25-3 500 10
6. Wooster 20-6 474 4
7. Marietta 20-5 460 8
8. Trinity, Conn. 13-4 393 9
9. Shenandoah 28-6 379 14
10. Pomona-Pitzer 24-7 365 5
11. Redlands 26-4 339 17
12. Salisbury 22-6 330 6
13. Birmingham-Southern 28-4 321 15
14. St. Scholastica 19-3 319 16
15. Cortland State 21-6 265 21
16. Mississippi College 26-6 232 11
17. Eastern Connecticut 16-6 230 13
18. Rose-Hulman 20-6 189 18
19. Trinity, Texas 26-7 145 25
20. Pacific Lutheran 23-6 126 -
21. UW-Stevens Point 12-6 105 19
22. Kean 16-9 91 12
23. Texas-Tyler 26-8 79 -
24. Wheaton, Ill. 18-5 73 -
25. Rochester 16-4 68 -
Also receiving votes: Wheaton, Mass. 67, Keystone 62, Carthage 55, Bowdoin 38, Plattsburgh State 24, Worcester Polytech 12, Hope 12, Hampden-Sydney 11, Texas Lutheran 10, North Central, Ill. 9, Washington & Jefferson 7, Ohio Northern 7, Augustana 7, York, Pa. 6, Millsaps 5, Linfield 5, Methodist 2, Concordia, Ill. 2, Rhodes 2, Buena Vista 1, FDU-Florham 1, Alvernia 1, Bethany Lutheran 1.
Dropped out: Carthage (20), RPI (22), Plattsburgh State (23), Augustana (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)