Feb. 23, 2016
For Immediate Release
Contact: Logan Lawrence
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Top four teams remain in order
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TAMPA TOPS NCBWA DIVISION II POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division II polls with its 2016 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue each week throughout the season.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Tampa (Fla.) [16] 8-1 400 1
2. St. Cloud St. (Minn.) 3-0 380 2
3. Colorado Mesa 6-1 360 3
4. Franklin Pierce (N.H.) 0-0 334 4
5. UC San Diego (Calif.) 10-2 332 6
6. USC Aiken 10-1 328 8
7. Minnesota State 3-0 276 10
8. Quincy (Ill.) 0-0 271 9
9. Millersville (Pa.) 6-1 269 14
10. Dixie State (Utah) 10-0 259 12
11. Lubbock Christian (Texas) 9-1 247 16
12. Florida Southern 8-3 234 22
13. North Georgia 9-2 194 NR
14. St. Edward's (Texas) 10-3 176 24
15. Missouri Southern 8-0 165 T20
16. Cal. St.-Monterey Bay 10-1 153 25
17. Mercyhurst (Pa.) 4-3 149 5
t18. Newberry (S.C.) 11-2-1 116 17
t18. Valdosta State (Ga.) 10-3 116 NR
20. Southern New Hampshire 0-0 111 T20
21. Southern Indiana 2-1 90 NR
22. Cameron (Okla.) 11-0 71 RV
23. Chico State (Calif.) 10-2 46 NR
24. Barry (Fla.) 8-3 32 NR
25. East Stroudsburg (Pa.) 4-0 19 RV
Also receiving votes: Columbus State, Ga. (8-2) 17; Wilmington, Del. (0-0) 15; Trevecca Nazarene, Tenn. (3-0) 10; West Texas A&M (9-2) 9; Emporia State, Kan. (6-3) 8; West Georgia (8-2) 8; Francis Marion, S.C. (10-2) 2; Cal. Poly-Pomona (6-3) 2; Angelo State, Texas (6-3) 1.
Dropped out: No. 7 West Alabama, No. 11 Angelo State (Texas), No. 13 Lander (S.C.), No. 15 West Georgia, No. 18 Grand Valley State (Mich.), No. Cal. Poly-Pomona, No. 23 Seton Hill (Pa.).
Regional Polls

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 Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2016 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Tampa)
Feb. 16 (Tampa)
Feb. 23 (Tampa)
March 1 (Tampa)
March 8 (Tampa)
March 15 (Tampa)
March 22 (St. Cloud State)
March 29 (St. Cloud State)
April 5 (St. Cloud State)
April 12 (St. Cloud State)
April 19 (Millersville)
April 26 (Millersville)
May 3 (Millersville)
May 10 (Millersville)