April 30, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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St. Thomas moves up to No. 2
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LINFIELD 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. Linfield [22] 32-5 622 1
2. St. Thomas [2] 22-4 578 4
3. Cortland State 31-8 520 6
4. UW-Whitewater 28-5 516 7
5. Kean 30-8 502 2
6. Johns Hopkins [1] 33-5 492 3
7. Salisbury 30-7 478 5
8. Trinity, Texas 36-7 452 9
9. Marietta 24-8 451 8
10. Webster 29-7 366 10
11. Cal Lutheran 31-7-1 341 11
12. Keystone 29-7 327 14
13. Manchester 28-5-1 295 15
14. Wheaton, Mass. 27-10 293 12
15. Ithaca 30-6 287 18
16. Southern Maine 29-6 259 13
17. Texas-Tyler 32-10 230 17
18. Wartburg 28-6 157 20
19. Bridgewater, Va. 31-9 149 23
20. Illinois Wesleyan 26-7 137 24
21. Augustana 26-8 130 16
22. Concordia, Ill. 27-5 104 22
23. UW-Stevens Point 24-7 103 -
24. Christopher Newport 29-12-1 78 21
25. Millsaps 32-11 53 25
Also receiving votes: Western New England 32, Ramapo 22, Texas Lutheran 21, George Fox 16, Huntingdon 16, Shenandoah 15, Misericordia 15, Saint Joseph's (Maine) 13, Birmingham Southern 10, St. Scholastica 8, MIT 7, Gettysburg 4, Rowan 3, Wis.-Oshkosh 2, La Roche 2, Wooster 2, Pomona-Pitzer 2, Denison 1, Penn State-Behrend 1.
Dropped out: Ramapo (19).

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)