April 29, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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Top six teams 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 [20] 32-4 619 1
2. Webster [3] 30-4 593 2
3. Concordia-Chicago [2] 31-3 578 3
4. UW-Whitewater 25-6 507 4
5. Southern Maine 26-8 486 5
6. Cortland State 27-8 454 6
7. Rowan 28-8 420 11
8. Heidelberg 29-7 388 7
9. Tufts 27-3 386 13
10. Salisbury 30-7 350 15
11. Kean 28-10 344 8
12. St. Thomas 25-7 336 10
13. Trinity (Texas) 30-8 330 12
14. Cal Lutheran 31-8 302 17
15. UW-Stevens Point 22-9 295 9
16. Shenandoah 31-9 293 14
17. Birmingham-Southern 33-10 250 19
18. Ithaca 26-8 187 20
19. Case Western Reserve 30-10 186 16
20. Buena Vista 29-7 147 18
21. Gettysburg 30-6 131 24
22. Moravian 29-8 116 21
23. Marietta 25-11 98 23
24. Eastern Connecticut 23-7 82 25
25. Emory 29-10 70 -
Also receiving votes: Bridgewater (Va.) 57, Rutgers-Camden 36, St. John Fisher 18, Rhodes 17, George Fox 11, Adrian 9, Amherst 5, Concordia (TX) 4, Oswego St. 3, La Roche 3, Augustana (Ill.) 2, Castleton 2, Lynchburg 2, Alvernia 1, Chapman 1, York (Pa.) 1.
Dropped out: St. John Fisher (22).

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)