March 17, 2015
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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Four schools get No. 1 votes
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UW-WHITEWATER 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 Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly. Full members of NCAA Division III are eligible.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. UW-Whitewater [14] 0-0 588 1
2. St. Thomas [6] 5-0 583 2
3. Cortland State [2] 9-0 574 3
4. Salisbury 5-0 549 4
5. Birmingham-Southern [3] 14-0 532 7
6. Kean 8-1 479 6
7. Cal Lutheran 14-4 403 5
8. Rhodes 17-3 388 14
9. Baldwin Wallace 8-0 381 17
10. Emory 12-5 367 9
11. Southern Maine 5-2 330 8
12. Trinity (Texas) 14-4 316 11
13. UW-Stevens Point 3-2 299 10
14. Shenandoah 4-2 266 12
15. Randolph-Macon 11-1 247 22
16. Frostburg State 12-0 221 25
17. Misericordia 7-1 182 20
18. Marietta 6-4 136 16
19. Bridgewater (Va.) 10-3 124 18
20. Heidelberg 7-1 120 -
21. Pacific Lutheran 14-6 91 19
22. Webster 6-4 83 -
23. Linfield 14-7 82 21
24. Johns Hopkins 3-0 78 -
25. Case Western Reserve 4-4 76 15
Also receiving votes: Concordia-Chicago 66, Concordia (Texas) 53, UW-La Crosse 46, Wesleyan (Conn.) 42, Catholic 41, Otterbein 37, Tufts 31, Buena Vista 30, Augustana (Ill.) 28, Pomona-Pitzer 26, Concordia-Moorhead 26, Wartburg 24, Ohio Northern 24, Washington (Mo.) 23, Rutgers-Camden 22, Millsaps 20, Adrian 11, La Roche 11, Willamette 10, Rowan 8, Huntingdon 5, Trinity (Conn.) 4, Mary Washington 4, Texas-Tyler 4, Endicott 4, Eastern Conn. St. 3, Southwestern (Tex.) 2, Mass.-Dartmouth 1.
Dropped out: Concordia-Chicago (13), Rowan (23), Eastern Connecticut State (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.

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)