March 4, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Logan Lawrence
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Top-ranked Spartans off to 15-1 start
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TAMPA TOPS NCBWA DIVISION II POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division II polls with its 2014 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue each week throughout the season.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Tampa (Fla.) [15] 15-1 375 1
2. Minnesota State 5-1 354 2
3. St. Mary's (Texas) 14-4 329 5
4. Lander (S.C.) 16-2 328 8
5. West Florida 12-2 307 7
6. Grand Valley State (Mich.) 2-1 299 6
7. Franklin Pierce (N.H.) 7-2 262 9
8. Southern Arkansas 15-4 257 10
9. Chico State (Calif.) 13-4 247 21
10. USC Aiken 11-4 219 t3
t11. Shippensburg (Pa.) 4-2 204 12
t11. Angelo State (Texas) 13-4 204 20
13. Lynn (Fla.) 14-3 192 23
14. Missouri Southern 12-0 157
15. Cal Poly Pomona 13-3 156 11
16. Barry (Fla.) 14-2 128 -
17. Wilmington (Del.) 5-0 126 18
18. West Texas A&M 13-3 110 -
19. Georgia College 10-4 101 -
20. East Stroudsburg (Pa.) 8-1 96 -
21. California Baptist 15-3 79 t3
22. Lewis (Ill.) 4-2 69 -
23. Florida Tech 13-4 43 13
24. Arkansas-Monticello 14-4 40 -
25. Nova Southeastern (Fla.) 14-2 36 -
Also receiving votes: Wingate, N.C. (13-3) 34; Valdosta State, Ga. (11-4) 25; Southern New Hampshire (4-2) 19; Colorado Mesa (6-3) 17; Ashland, Ohio (3-1) 14; Erskine, S.C. (12-2) 13; Sonoma State, Calif. (6-4) 10; Tarleton State, Texas (12-4) 7; Arkansas Tech (12-5) 6; St. Cloud State, Minn. (6-2) 5; Millersville, Pa. (7-5) 4; UNC Pembroke (12-5) 1.
Dropped out: Colorado Mesa (t14); UNC-Pembroke (t14); Mount Olive (16); Arkansas Tech (17); Millersville (19); Drury (22); Valdosta State (24); Seton Hill (25).
Regional Polls

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 Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2014 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Tampa)
Feb. 18 (Tampa)
Feb. 25 (Tampa)
March 4 (Tampa)
March 11 (Tampa)
March 18 (Tampa)
March 25 (Tampa)
April 1 (Tampa)
April 8 (Tampa)
April 15 (Tampa)
April 22 (Tampa)
April 29 (Tampa)
May 6 (Tampa)