May 8, 2012
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Again, top three teams remain the same
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MARIETTA 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 D3baseball.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Marietta [13] 34-6 604 1
2. St. Thomas [10] 30-5 598 2
3. Keystone [2] 35-5 573 3
4. Cortland State 35-7-1 543 5
5. Salisbury 31-7 523 4
6. Christopher Newport 30-7 499 6
7. Birmingham-Southern 35-7 467 7
8. Wheaton (Mass.) 34-8 417 9
9. Kean 31-10 403 11
10. Adrian 32-8 381 8
11. St. Joseph's (Maine) 36-5 364 12
12. Concordia (Texas) 36-9 338 16
13. Misericordia 35-8 306 10
14. Washington and Jefferson 33-6 300 18
15. Trinity (Texas) 34-10 282 13
16. UW-La Crosse 30-9 274 19
17. Rowan 30-13 161 17
18. Lynchburg 34-8 157 21
19. Aurora 32-8 145 24
20. Shenandoah 29-11 142 22
21. Eastern Connecticut 28-11 120 15
22. DePauw 33-12 69 23
23. Western New England 32-11 66 -
24. Texas-Tyler 33-12 60 20
25. UW-Stevens Point 27-13 56 14
Also receiving votes: St. Scholastica 54, Montclair State 44, Trinity (Conn.) 36, Ramapo 26, Amherst 24, Ithaca 20, Keene State 15, UW-Whitewater 11, Concordia (Ill.) 8, Washington U. 8, St. John Fisher 5, Huntingdon 5, Alvernia 5, Farmingdale State 4, Linfield 3, North Park 2, La Roche 2, Pacific 1, Rhodes 1, Haverford 1, Penn State-Behrend 1, Bridgewater State 1.
Dropped out: Montclair 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 Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2012 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Marietta)
Feb. 28 (Marietta)
March 6 (Marietta)
March 13 (Marietta)
March 20 (Trinity, Texas)
March 27 (Trinity, Texas)
April 3 (Trinity, Texas)
April 10 (Marietta)
April 17 (Marietta)
April 24 (Marietta)
May 1 (Marietta)
May 8 (Marietta)
May 15 (Marietta)
June 4 (Marietta)