Feb. 26, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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Top four remain in tact
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WHEATON 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. Wheaton, Mass. [12] 0-0 605 1
2. St. Thomas [3] 2-0 600 2
3. Marietta [10] 0-0 579 3
4. Cortland State 1-1 523 4
5. Christopher Newport 8-2-1 504 8
6. Salisbury 4-1 471 9
7. Trinity, Texas 8-2 421 11
8. Birmingham-Southern 7-3 414 6
9. Adrian 0-0 366 13
10. Kean 1-1 359 7
11. Webster 2-1 336 10
12. St. Joseph's, Maine 0-0 311 14
13. Western New England 0-0 299 15
14. UW-Whitewater 0-0 256 18
15. Whitworth 4-3-1 255 5
16. Keystone 2-0 247 12
17. UW-La Crosse 0-0 228 17
18. Ramapo 2-0 187 20
19. Trinity, Conn. 0-0 167 19
20. Shenandoah 4-1 154 23
21. St. Scholastica 0-0 116 22
22. Linfield 7-1 99 rv
23. Washington and Jefferson 0-0 91 21
24. Aurora 0-0 71 24
25. UW-Stevens Point 0-0 47 rv
Dropped out: Concordia, Texas (16), Farmingdale State (25).
Also receiving votes: Illinios Wesleyan 45, Pomona-Pitzer 37, Concordia, Texas 33, Neumann 26, Cal Lutheran 23, Mount Union 22, Bridgewater, Va. 20, St. John Fisher 20, Texas-Tyler 19, Whittier 17, DePauw 17, Misericordia 15, Southern Maine 15, Augustana, Ill. 13, Millsaps 10, Washington, Mo. 7, Eastern Conn. St. 6, La Roche 6, Rowan 6, Penn St.-Behrend 6, La Verne 5, Emory 5, Alvernia 5, Farmingdale State 4, Manchester 4, Ozarks, Ark. 4, Brockport St. 3, Rose-Hulman 3, Anderson, Ind. 2, Lynchburg 2, Heidelberg 2, Bridgewater St. 2, Tufts 2, Chicago 1.

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.

2013 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Wheaton)
Feb. 26 (Wheaton)
March 5 (Wheaton)
March 12 (Cortland State)
March 19 (Salisbury)
March 26 (Linfield)
April 2 (Cortland State)
April 9 (Kean)
April 16 (Linfield)
April 23 (Linfield)
April 30 (Linfield)
May 7 (Linfield)
May 14 (Linfield)
Final (Linfield)