March 1, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
With 4-0 start, Kean moves up to No. 2
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HEIDELBERG 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. Heidelberg [18] 0-0 607 1
2. Kean [3] 4-0 577 3
3. UW-Stevens Point [3] 0-0 558 2
4. Shenandoah 7-0 518 7
5. UW-Whitewater 0-0 460 5
6. Johns Hopkins 0-0 433 6
7. Pomona-Pitzer 12-2 419 18
8. Marietta 3-0 415 12
9. Linfield 6-3 402 8
10. St. Thomas 0-0 350 10
11. Texas-Tyler 11-0 342 22
12. Trinity (Texas) 11-1 333 20
13. Illinois Wesleyan [1] 0-0 327 9
14. Mass-Boston 0-0 258 13
15. Tufts 0-0 229 14
16. Cortland State 1-3 216 4
17. Chapman 7-4 207 11
18. St. Scholastica 0-0 206 16
19. Wooster 0-0 199 17
20. Wheaton (Mass.) 0-0 180 19
21. Keystone 0-0 147 21
22. Mary Washington 9-1 103 -
23. Salisbury 3-2 69 23
24. George Fox 9-1 66 -
25. Christopher Newport 8-1 56 -
Also receiving votes: Rowan 53, Plattsburgh State 48, Eastern Connecticut 40, Mississippi College 31, Wesley 26, Millsaps 26, UW-Oshkosh 24, North Central (Ill.) 23, St. Joseph's (Maine) 20, St. John Fisher 18, Endicott 18, Penn State-Behrend 16, North Park 15, Carthage 13, Webster 10, Ripon 10, Rose-Hulman 8, Texas Lutheran 7, Augustana 7, Western New England 6, Buena Vista 6, Piedmont 5, Redlands 5, Moravian 4, Huntingdon 3, Hampden-Sydney 2, Thomas More 2, Texas-Dallas 2
Dropped out: Eastern Connecticut (24); Mississippi College (15); Plattsburgh State (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.

2011 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Heidelberg)
March 1 (Heidelberg)
March 8 (Heidelberg)
March 15 (Heidelberg)
March 22 (Shenandoah)
March 29 (Shenandoah)
April 5 (Shenandoah)
April 12 (Shenandoah)
April 19 (Christopher Newport)
April 26 (Marietta)
May 3 (Marietta)
May 10 (Marietta)
May 17 (Marietta)