March 25, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
UW-Stevens Point moves up to No. 2
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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 [12] 18-3 606 2
2. UW-Stevens Point [7] 10-1 586 5
3. Trinity (Texas) [6] 21-2 577 1
4. Kean 13-3 531 4
5. Southern Maine 9-3 525 3
6. Webster 8-3 443 6
7. Cortland State 13-4 436 8
8. Rowan 10-2 412 10
9. St. Thomas 8-3 398 9
10. Concordia-Chicago 12-2 353 14
11. Marietta 11-4 343 11
12. Birmingham-Southern 20-4 337 15
13. Cal Lutheran 16-5 307 13
14. UW-Whitewater 5-0 302 16
15. Salisbury 13-6 261 7
16. Concordia (Texas) 16-2 226 21
17. Johns Hopkins 12-2 196 19
18. Mount Union 10-1 185 17
19. Shenandoah 15-4 169 18
20. Rhodes 18-5 135 25
21. Case Western Reserve 13-3 119 23
22. St. John Fisher 12-1 110 -
23. Heidelberg 14-3 92 -
24. Wheaton (Mass.) 7-5-1 76 12
25. Buena Vista  8-1 53 -
Also receiving votes: George Fox 51, Tufts 46, Mary Hardin-Baylor 43, Dickinson 32, Hampden-Sydney 23, York (Pa.) 22, Ithaca 20, Augustana (Ill.) 12, Piedmont 9, UW-Oshkosh 9, Susquehanna 8, Eastern Conn. St. 7, Farmingdale State 7, LeTourneau 7, Johnson & Wales 6, Millsaps 5, Frostburg St. 4, Lynchburg 4, Endicott 4, Wooster 2, Berry 2, Moravian 1, Emory 1, Alvernia 1, Bridgewater (Va.) 1.
Dropped out: George Fox (20), Augustana (22), LeTourneau (24).

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)