March 19, 2013
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SALISBURY 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. Salisbury [20] 13-2 586 6
2. Trinity, Texas 19-4 534 7
3. Cortland State [1] 10-4 517 1
4. Marietta [2] 7-3 498 2
5. St. Thomas [1] 5-3 472 5
6. Linfield [1] 15-3 446 11
7. Christopher Newport 18-6-1 433 4
8. Kean 10-4 409 8
9. St. Joseph's, Maine 7-2 385 9
10. Wheaton, Mass. 5-4 357 3
11. Shenandoah 11-3 314 13
12. Western New England 5-2 305 15
13. Ramapo 4-1 285 14
14. Keystone 11-5 267 12
15. Texas-Tyler 17-5 221 20
16. UW-Whitewater 3-2 211 10
17. Birmingham-Southern 14-7 176 17
18. UW-La Crosse 2-2 164 16
19. Webster 7-5 140 -
20. UW-Stevens Point 3-0 116 23
21. Augustana 10-2 95 25
22. Manchester 9-2-1 70 21
23. Rowan 8-2 66 -
24. Illinois Wesleyan 6-2 61 -
25. Washington & Jefferson 4-1 56 22
Also receiving votes: Pomona-Pitzer 52, Baldwin Wallace 52, Johns Hopkins 50, St. Scholastica 50, Mount Union 41, Heidelberg 41, Haverford 38, Wisconsin-Oshkosh 31, Millsaps 30, Neumann 30, Eastern Connecticut State 28, Elmhurst 24, Bridgewater, Va. 23, Trinity, Conn. 22, Concordia, Ill. 20, Cal Lutheran 18, Adrian 17, Aurora 16, Southern Maine 13, Huntingdon 13, Spalding 9, Wartburg 7, St. John Fisher 7, Occidental 6, Misericordia 5, Wittenberg 5, St. Joseph's, Brooklyn 5, Thomas More 3, Brockport State 2, La Roche 1, John Carroll 1, Tufts 1.
Dropped out: Bridgewater, Va. (18), Trinity, Conn. (19), Johns Hopkins (24).

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)