May 6, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Linfield drops from top spot after six weeks
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WEBSTER 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. Webster [12] 34-5 579 2
2. UW-Whitewater [9] 31-6 569 4
3. Linfield [4] 33-7 547 1
4. Concordia-Chicago 32-5 504 3
5. Cortland State 30-8 494 6
6. Rowan 32-8 491 7
7. Salisbury 32-7 417 10
8. St. Thomas 29-7 381 12
9. Southern Maine 28-10 371 5
10. Trinity (Texas) 33-8 336 13
11. Cal Lutheran 34-8 323 14
12. UW-Stevens Point 28-9 315 15
13. Heidelberg 31-9 305 8
14. Tufts 30-5 295 9
15. Shenandoah 31-9 266 16
16. Eastern Connecticut 28-7 239 24
17. Birmingham-Southern 33-10 232 17
18. Buena Vista 33-7 175 20
19. Ithaca 26-9 171 18
20. Kean 29-12 164 11
21. Case Western Reserve 30-10 154 19
22. Moravian 31-9 94 22
23. Marietta 28-12 88 23
24. Emory 29-10 75 25
25. Gettysburg 33-8 56 21
Also receiving votes: Amherst 44, Rutgers-Camden 39, Bridgewater (Va.) 36, Rhodes 15, Augustana (Ill.) 12, George Fox 11, St. John Fisher 3, Castleton 2, Endicott 2, Ohio Northern 1, Concordia (Texas) 1, La Roche 1, Adrian 1.
Dropped out: None.

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)