March 25, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Logan Lawrence
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Top-ranked Spartans off to 28-1 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.) [13] 28-1 325 1
2. Lander (S.C.) 27-3 305 3
3. West Texas A&M 24-5 287 4
4. Minnesota State 15-4 281 2
5. West Florida 21-5 272 5
6. Chico State (Calif.) 20-5 255 6
7. Georgia College 20-5 237 7
8. Southern Arkansas 24-7 215 9
9. Lynn (Fla.) 23-6 212 10
10. Shippensburg (Pa.) 14-3 198 11
11. Grand Valley State (Mich.) 13-5 185 12
12. St. Mary's (Texas) 21-8 184 8
13. Columbus State (Ga.) 24-8 153 25
t14. Southern New Hampshire 14-5 150 13
t14. Cal Poly-Pomona 20-7 150 14
16. Delta State (Miss.) 16-6 90 -
17. Arkansas Tech 20-8 89 17
18. Colorado Mesa 16-5 86 16
19. USC Aiken 21-7 82 -
20. Wilmington (Del.) 11-3-1 75 19
21. California Baptist 20-8 68 21
22. Millersville (Penn.) 16-7 64 -
23. Nova Southeastern (Fla.) 22-6 59 -
24. Southern Indiana 13-5 55 -
25. UNC Pembroke 22-8 43 -
Also receiving votes: Lubbock Christian, Texas (19-8), 23; Franklin Pierce, N.H. (16-8), 18; Central Missouri (18-9), 15; St. Edward's, Texas (20-9), 11; Wingate, N.C. (21-7), 10; East Stroudsburg, Pa. (13-6), 8; Alabama-Huntsville (19-10), 6; St. Cloud State, Minn. (13-4), 5; UC San Diego, Calif. (13-8), 4; Wayne State, Mich. (13-7), 2; Mercyhurst, Pa. (13-5), 1.
Dropped out: Erskine, S.C. (15); Alabama-Huntsville (18); East Stroudsburg, Pa. (20); Ashland, Ohio (22); Central Oklahoma (24).
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)