May 11, 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 [16] 38-4 611 1
2. UW-Whitewater [8] 35-4 587 3
3. Heidelberg [1] 36-6 554 4
4. Wooster 31-7 518 2
5. St. Thomas 29-6 503 5
6. Chapman 30-9 484 6
7. Birmingham-Southern 35-5 422 7
8. St. Scholastica 34-5 418 9
9. Trinity, Texas 32-7 352 11
10. Shenandoah 34-8 348 13
11. Pomona-Pitzer 29-9 347 12
12. Cortland State 31-8-1 339 10
13. Kean 32-10 316 15
14. Wheaton, Mass. 32-8 285 16
15. Mississippi College 36-9 280 8
16. Linfield 30-10 262 17
17. Marietta 29-9 260 18
18. Texas-Tyler 35-10 255 19
19. Tufts 31-5 230 20
20. Eastern Connecticut 28-11 141 14
21. Washington & Jefferson 30-8 115 21
22. North Central, Ill. 31-7 109 22
23. Salisbury 27-10 105 24
24. Pacific Lutheran 30-10 74 23
25. Keystone 25-8 41 -
Also receiving votes: UW-Stevens Point 39, Adrian 38, Concordia, Ill. 21, Western New England 17, Worcester State 12, Alvernia 11, Texas Lutheran 8, Rochester 8, Redlands 6, Buena Vista 4, Webster 3, Rowan 2.
Dropped out: UW-Stevens Point (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)