April 9, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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Cougars are fourth different No. 1 team in four weeks
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KEAN 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. Kean [8] 21-5 580 6
2. Linfield [6] 22-5 566 2
3. Salisbury [4] 21-5 556 4
4. St. Thomas [3] 16-4 536 7
5. Johns Hopkins [3] 22-2 524 11
6. Marietta [1] 15-6 461 3
7. Cortland State 18-7 447 1
8. Christopher Newport 27-9-1 412 8
9. Ramapo 16-3 399 5
10. Trinity, Texas 26-7 391 9
11. UW-Whitewater 15-3 356 14
12. Wheaton, Mass. 16-6 337 10
13. Keystone 19-6 304 12
14. Manchester 19-3-1 287 16
15. Webster 16-6 275 15
16. Texas-Tyler 25-8 254 13
17. George Fox 20-8 172 17
18. Cal Lutheran 22-6-1 136 22
19. Augustana 17-4 130 23
20. Birmingham-Southern 24-8 125 20
21. UW-Oshkosh 12-2 124 19
22. Pomona-Pitzer 22-7 99 24
23. UW-Stevens Point 12-3 97 -
24. Southern Maine 15-3 78
25. Shenandoah 18-7 74 18
Also receiving votes: Haverford 69, Illinois Wesleyan 61, Bridgewater (Va.) 58, Ithaca 44, Suffolk 28, Western New England 26, Saint Joseph's (Maine) 25, Wartburg 21, Baldwin Wallace 19, St. Scholastica 18, Texas Lutheran 10, Washington & Jefferson 6, William Paterson 5, UW-La Crosse 3, La Roche 3, Huntingdon 3, Benedictine (Ill.) 2, Millsaps 2, Concordia (Ill.) 1.
Dropped out: St. Joseph's (Maine) (21), Haverford (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)