March 29, 2011
For Immediate Release
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Hornets improve to 19-1 to stay atop poll
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SHENANDOAH 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. Shenandoah [16] 19-1 610 1
2. Christopher Newport [6] 28-2 585 5
3. Heidelberg 14-3 551 2
4. Marietta [1] 14-2 531 4
5. Kean 14-3 521 6
6. Texas-Tyler [2] 23-2 516 3
7. Linfield 16-5 446 9
8. Chapman 19-5 411 11
9. UW-Stevens Point 6-3 378 7
10. UW-Whitewater 5-2 363 8
11. Pomona-Pitzer 20-6 313 14
12. St. Scholastica 9-3 296 13
13. Eastern Connecticut 11-2 233 24
14. George Fox 17-5 210 19
15. Augustana 10-2 205 15
16. Johns Hopkins 9-5 188 12
17. UW-Oshkosh 9-1 186 -
18. St. Olaf 12-3 183 21
19. Thomas More 9-1 182 18
20. New Jersey 12-2 171 25
21. Carthage 8-3 143 23
22. Trinity (Texas) 21-8 141 10
23. Cortland State 8-5 98 20
24. Illinois Wesleyan 5-4 97 17
25. Alvernia 15-1 79 -
Also receiving votes: Hardin-Simmons 78, Millsaps 70, Wheaton (Mass.) 40, Concordia (Ill.) 38, Tufts 29, Redlands 27, North Park 23, Salisbury 22, MIT 20, Bowdoin 17, Adrian 15, Louisiana College 14, Brockport State 13, Williams 13, Augsburg 12, Haverford 8, University of Dallas 8, Westminster (Pa.) 7, Western New England 7, Elmhurst 6, Richard Stockton 5, Maryville (Tenn.) 4, Coe 4, Mary Washington 2, Franklin 2, Buena Vista 1, Ramapo 1, Trinity (Conn.) 1.
Dropped out: Tufts (16), Mary Washington (22).

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)