May 18, 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 [20] 39-4 615 1
2. Heidelberg [1] 37-6 576 3
3. UW-Whitewater [4] 38-5 574 2
4. Wooster 34-7 562 4
5. St. Thomas 33-7 484 5
6. Chapman 30-9 470 6
7. Birmingham-Southern 34-5 449 7
8. St. Scholastica 38-6 410 8
9. Shenandoah 34-8 384 10
10. Pomona-Pitzer 29-9 360 11
11. Cortland State 32-8-1 359 12
12. Trinity, Texas 32-7 350 9
13. Kean 34-10 338 13
14. Wheaton, Mass. 32-11 320 14
15. Mississippi College 36-9 305 15
16. Linfield 30-10 291 16
17. Texas-Tyler 35-10 258 18
18. Tufts 31-5 241 19
19. Marietta 32-11 216 17
20. Eastern Connecticut 30-13 82 20
21. Keystone 29-7 79 25
22. Pacific Lutheran 30-10 70 24
23. Washington & Jefferson 32-10 67 21
24. Salisbury 27-11 58 23
25. North Central, Ill. 31-9 44 22
Also receiving votes: Concordia, Ill. 30, Worcester State 27, UW-Stevens Point 21, Western New England 21, Buena Vista 20, Adrian 17, Alvernia 10, Pacific 8, Thomas More 3, Redlands 3, Carthage 2, Rose-Hulman 1.
Dropped out: None.

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)