May 4, 2010
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JOHNS HOPKINS 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. Johns Hopkins [23] 37-3 623 1
2. Wooster [1] 31-7 574 3
3. UW-Whitewater [1] 31-4 565 2
4. Heidelberg 30-6 553 4
5. St. Thomas 25-6 494 5
6. Chapman 28-8 484 6
7. Birmingham-Southern 34-5 417 8
8. Mississippi College 34-7 415 10
9. St. Scholastica 32-5 411 7
10. Cortland State 30-7-1 369 12
11. Trinity, Texas 32-7 353 14
12. Pomona-Pitzer 29-9 346 9
13. Shenandoah 34-8 324 13
14. Eastern Connecticut 26-9 231 15
15. Kean 28-10 229 17
16. Wheaton, Mass. 29-8 226 18
17. Linfield 30-10 216 -
18. Marietta 25-9 202 11
19. Texas-Tyler 32-10 193 20
20. Tufts 27-5 131 -
21. Washington and Jefferson 27-7 130 21
22. North Central, Ill. 28-5 128 -
23. Pacific Lutheran 30-10 101 16
24. Salisbury 26-9 89 23
25. UW-Stevens Point 24-11 82 19
Also receiving votes: Texas Lutheran 37, Adrian 27, Rose-Hulman 26, Redlands 20, Keystone 17, Alvernia 16, Webster 15, York, Pa. 13, Rochester 13, Concordia, Ill. 13, Southern Maine 9, Western New England 8, Plattsburgh State 8, Mary Washington 5, Trinity, Conn. 5, Worcester State 4, Rowan 2, Buena Vista 1.
Dropped out: Rose-Hulman (22); Redlands (24); Trinity, Conn. (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)