June 2, 2010
For Immediate Release
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ILLINOIS WESLEYAN TOPS FINAL
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. This is the final poll for the 2010 season.

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. Illinois Wesleyan [23] 31-21 620 -
2. Cortland State [2] 40-10-1 592 11
3. Linfield 37-13 574 16
4. Heidelberg 42-8 554 2
5. Johns Hopkins 44-7 528 1
6. UW-Stevens Point 34-18 489 -
7. Shenandoah 38-10 440 9
8. UW-Whitewater 42-7 436 3
9. Kean 39-12 326 13
10. St. Thomas 35-9 314 5
11. Birmingham-Southern 34-5 294 7
12. UMass-Boston 32-17 290 -
13. Marietta 36-13 287 19
14. Chapman 31-11 271 6
15. Mississippi College 39-11 270 15
16. Wooster 34-9 268 4
17. Pomona-Pitzer 31-11 241 10
18. Tufts 34-7 201 18
19. St. Scholastica 38-8 191 8
20. Trinity, Texas 32-9 155 12
21. Wheaton, Mass. 34-10 139 14
22. Texas-Tyler 36-12 123 17
23. Salisbury 30-13 107 24
24. Buena Vista 32-13 101 -
25. Penn State-Behrend 31-17 43 -
Also receiving votes: Keystone 43, Eastern Connecticut 34, Washington & Jefferson 28, St. John Fisher 27, Rowan 22, Pacific Lutheran 21, Oneonta State 16, Webster 15, North Central, Ill. 12, Thomas More 12, Wesley 10, Bethany 7, St. Joseph's, Maine 7, Western New England 6, Adrian 2, Westfield State 2, Mary Washington 2, Concordia, Ill. 1.
Dropped out: Eastern Connecticut (20), Keystone (21), Pacific Lutheran (22), Washington & Jefferson (23), North Central, Ill. (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)