May 30, 2013
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LINFIELD TOPS FINAL 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. This is the final poll for the 2013 season.

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 [25] 42-8 625 1
2. Southern Maine 46-10 599 14
3. Ithaca 41-8 574 7
4. Wisconsin-Stevens Point 41-11 539 16
5. Kean 39-13 513 10
6. Webster 37-12 494 12
7. Manchester 39-7-1 475 9
8. Millsaps 38-14 426 23
9. Trinity, Texas 40-9 403 6
10. Cortland State 38-11 393 3
11. Salisbury 33-9 327 4
12. Keystone 37-10 314 11
13. St. Thomas 34-7 306 2
14. Marietta 32-14 274 13
15. Wisconsin-Whitewater 35-9 255 5
16. Concordia, Ill. 39-7 226 19
17. Cal Lutheran 35-9-1 198 8
18. Texas-Tyler 37-12 189 18
19. Endicott 35-14 165 -
20. Augustana 34-11 147 20
21. Case Western 29-14 125 -
22. Wheaton, Mass. 32-12 116 15
23. Johns Hopkins 37-10 97 17
24. Misericordia 39-11 71 -
25. Huntingdon 32-11 57 -
Also receiving votes: Western New England 47, St. Scholastica 33, Amherst 32, Wartburg 30, Bridgewater (Va.) 15, George Fox 10, Thomas More 8, Rowan, Ill. 7, Wesleyan 6, Christopher Newport 5, Shenandoah 4, Washington and Jefferson 3, Eastern Connecticut State 3, Saint Joseph's (Maine) 2, Penn State-Behrend 2, La Roche 1, Texas Lutheran 1.
Dropped out: Wartburg (21), Rowan (22), Bridgewater, Va. (24), Illinois Wesleyan (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)