April 2, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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Red Dragons return to No. 1 after three weeks
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CORTLAND STATE 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. Cortland State [14] 17-4 601 2
2. Linfield [5] 20-4 587 1
3. Marietta [3] 12-4 545 5
4. Salisbury [1] 17-5 522 4
5. Ramapo [1] 13-1 504 9
6. Kean 16-5 492 6
7. St. Thomas 12-4 471 7
8. Christopher Newport 24-8-1 420 8
9. Trinity, Texas [1] 24-7 408 3
10. Wheaton, Mass. 12-5 373 10
11. Johns Hopkins 16-2 333 17
12. Keystone 15-5 311 13
13. Texas-Tyler 23-7 300 14
14. UW-Whitewater 9-3 264 15
15. Webster 13-5 248 18
16. Manchester 15-3-1 211 16
17. George Fox 19-7 158 rv
18. Shenandoah 15-6 147 12
19. UW-Oshkosh 11-1 144 24
20. Birmingham-Southern 20-8 127 22
21. St. Joseph's, Maine 10-5 125 11
22. Cal Lutheran 19-6-1 105 rv
23. Augustana 13-3 99 19
24. Pomona-Pitzer 19-7 98 rv
25. Haverford 14-2 81 21
Also receiving votes: Western New England 61, UW-Stevens Point 60, Bridgewater (Va.) 39, Wittenberg 33, Illinois Wesleyan 28, Ithaca 27, Eastern Connecticut State 24, Wartburg 22, St. Scholastica 22, Texas Lutheran 19, Neumann 18, Southern Maine 17, Millsaps 16, St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) 14, Spalding 12, Benedictine 9, Wisconsin-La Crosse 8, La Roche 4, Baldwin Wallace 4, Suffolk 4, Heidelberg 2, Aurora 2, Huntingdon 2, Otterbein 2, Rhodes 1, Rowan 1.
Dropped out: Western New England (20), UW-Stevens Point (23), Huntingdon (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.

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)