March 18, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Three schools garner first-place votes
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TRINITY (TEXAS) 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. Trinity (Texas) [15] 18-1 605 2
2. Linfield [9] 15-3 603 1
3. Southern Maine [1] 4-1 554 3
4. Kean 11-2 542 4
5. UW-Stevens Point 4-1 518 5
6. Webster 5-2 446 6
7. Salisbury 12-4 423 7
8. Cortland State 10-4 387 8
9. St. Thomas 6-2 386 9
10. Rowan 5-0 384 13
11. Marietta 8-3 362 10
12. Wheaton (Mass.) 7-3 304 11
13. Cal Lutheran 12-4 303 12
14. Concordia-Chicago 9-2 275 16
15. Birmingham-Southern 15-3 260 21
16. UW-Whitewater 0-0 249 14
17. Mount Union 10-1 196 20
18. Shenandoah 12-2 195 -
19. Johns Hopkins 6-2 159 18
20. George Fox 15-5 120 17
21. Concordia (Texas) 13-2 100 -
22. Augustana 6-2 97 23
23. Case Western Reserve 11-3 96 24
24. LeTourneau 16-2 75
25. Rhodes 15-5 54 -
Also receiving votes: Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Ithaca 47, Heidelberg 47, Endicott 30, Washington and Jefferson 28, St. John Fisher 28, Buena Vista 23, Hampden-Sydney 23, Bridgewater (Va.) 22, Millsaps 21, Wis.-Oshkosh 18, Manchester 17, Frostburg St. 12, Huntingdon 9, Anderson (Ind.) 7, Dickinson 6, St. Scholastica 6, Otterbein 5, Alvernia 4, La Roche 3, Lynchburg 3, Covenant 2, York (Pa.) 2, Farmingdale State 1, Berry 1.
Dropped out: Ithaca (15), Manchester (19), Bridgewater (Va.) (22), Washington and Jefferson (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)