March 4, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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Top 6 schools remain the same
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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 [21] 9-2 619 1
2. Southern Maine [2] 0-0 567 2
3. Trinity (Texas) [2] 11-1 559 3
4. UW-Stevens Point 0-0 530 4
5. Kean 5-1 485 5
6. Ithaca 0-0 449 6
7. Cortland State 5-1 427 10
8. Webster 0-0 419 8
9. St. Thomas 3-1 416 9
10. Salisbury 6-2 378 11
11. Cal Lutheran 4-1 349 12
12. Marietta 2-0 315 15
13. UW-Whitewater 0-0 283 13
14. Concordia-Chicago 1-0 279 14
15. Manchester 2-2 274 7
16. Rowan 3-0 268 17
17. Wheaton (Mass.) 0-0 219 16
18. Johns Hopkins 0-0 173 18
19. George Fox 12-1 156 -
20. Bridgewater (Va.) 7-2 142 19
21. Washington & Jefferson 0-0 84 23
22. Augustana 4-2 72 22
23. Birmingham-Southern 8-1 70 24
24. Millsaps 7-5 61 20
25. Misericordia 1-1 58 21
Also receiving votes: Adrian 49, Shenandoah 35, Concordia (Texas) 29, Case Western Reserve 27, Hampden-Sydney, Mount Union 25, Piedmont 25, Endicott 21, St. Scholastica 18, Mary Hardin-Baylor 17, Illinois Wesleyan 17, LeTourneau 16, Western New England 15, Covenant 14, Keystone 10, Alvernia 10, Frostburg State 10, Emory 8, Wisconsin-Oshkosh 8, Wooster 6, Texas-Tyler 4, Eastern Connecticut State 3, Moravian 3, Saint Joseph's (Maine) 3, St. John Fisher 3, Rhodes 2, Salem St. 2, Manhattanville 1, Huntingdon 1, Buena Vista 1.
Dropped out: Adrian (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.

2014 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Linfield)
Feb. 25 (Linfield)
March 4 (Linfield)
March 11 (Linfield)
March 18 (Trinity)
March 25 (Linfield)
April 1 (Linfield)
April 8 (Linfield)
April 15 (Linfield)
April 22 (Linfield)
April 29 (Linfield)
May 6 (Webster)
May 13 (Webster)