March 11, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Logan Lawrence
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Top-ranked Spartans off to 19-1 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.) [16] 19-1 400 1
2. Minnesota State 9-2 369 2
3. St. Mary's (Texas) 17-4 358 3
4. Lander (S.C.) 19-3 352 4
5. West Florida 16-2 336 5
6. Chico State (Calif.) 13-4 295 9
7. Grand Valley State (Mich.) 7-3 292 6
8. Southern Arkansas 19-4 288 8
9. Franklin Pierce (N.H.) 10-4 250 7
10. Angelo State (Texas) 16-5 231 t11
11. Cal Poly-Pomona 17-4 210 15
12. Georgia College 14-4 209 19
13. Lynn (Fla.) 18-4 207 13
14. Shippensburg (Pa.) 7-3 201 t11
15. Southern New Hampshire 9-3 171 -
16. USC Aiken 14-5 154 10
17. West Texas A&M 16-4 149 18
18. Missouri Southern 13-2 128 14
19. California Baptist 15-3 104 21
20. East Stroudsburg (Pa.) 9-2 87 20
21. Erskine (S.C.) 14-2 61 -
t22. Ashland (Ohio) 8-4 56 -
t22. Alabama-Huntsville 15-6 56 -
24. Wilmington (Del.) 9-2-1 47 17
25. Colorado Mesa 9-3 40 -
Also receiving votes: Arkansas Tech (15-5) 27; Valdosta State, Ga. (14-4) 25; Wingate, N.C. (15-4) 22; Drury, Mo. (5-2) 20; St. Edward's, Texas (14-6) 18; UC San Diego, Calif. (11-6) 10; Delta State, Miss. (10-5) 9; Lubbock Christian, Texas (14-7) 8; UNC Pembroke (17-5) 6; Tarleton State, Texas (13-7) 5; Millersville, Pa. (7-5) 3.
Dropped out: Barry (Fla.) (15); Lewis (Ill.) (22); Florida Tech (23); Arkansas-Monticello (24); Nova Southeastern (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)