Feb. 9, 2015
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UW-WHITEWATER TOPS PRESEASON 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. UW-Whitewater [22] 44-7 620 1
2. St. Thomas [3] 39-9 564 3
3. Emory 38-13 556 2
4. Linfield 37-9 527 6
5. Cortland State 36-10 501 5
6. Salisbury 37-9 446 7
7. Southern Maine 37-15 391 4
8. Webster 37-7 375 9
9. Concordia-Chicago 39-7 350 10
10. Cal Lutheran 36-10 345 14
11. Kean 35-14 343 12
12. UW-Stevens Point 32-13 329 11
13. Marietta 30-16 279 25
14. Rowan 33-12 271 15
15. Case Western Reserve 34-12 269 13
16. Trinity (Texas) 33-10 235 17
17. Shenandoah 33-11 226 16
18. Birmingham-Southern 35-12 209 20
19. Eastern Connecticut 32-9 189 18
20. Baldwin Wallace 30-20 188 8
21. Bridgewater (Va.) 36-14 96 19
22. Tufts 34-9 80 24
23. Adrian 33-15 72 22
24. Buena Vista 37-9 69 21
25. Misericordia 31-15-1 59 -
Also receiving votes: Endicott 53, Wesleyan (Conn.) 33, Rhodes 22, Widener 21, La Roche 20, Heidelberg 19, Ithaca 16, Moravian 14, Amherst 12, Saint Joseph's (Maine) 10, Rose-Hulman 9, Johns Hopkins 9, St. Scholastica 7, Concordia (Texas) 5, Covenant 4, Washington and Jefferson 4, Huntingdon 3, Pacific Lutheran 3, St. John Fisher 3, Millsaps 2, Castleton 2, Washington (Mo.) 2, Worcester State 2, Gettysburg 1, Manchester 1, Piedmont 1, Pomona-Pitzer 1, Randolph-Macon 1, Salem State 1.
Records and previous rankings are from the 2014 season

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.

2015 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (UW-Whitewater)
Feb. 24 (UW-Whitewater)
March 3 (UW-Whitewater)
March 10 (UW-Whitewater)
March 17 (UW-Whitewater)
March 24 (Salisbury)
March 31 (Salisbury)
April 7 (Salisbury)
April 14 (Cortland State)
April 21 (Cortland State)
April 28 (Cortland State)
May 5 (Cortland State)
May 12 (Cortland State)
Final (Cortland State)