March 1, 2016
For Immediate Release
Contact: Logan Lawrence
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Top two 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.) 11-2 396 1
2. St. Cloud State (Minn.) 5-0 383 2
3. Franklin Pierce (N.H.) 5-0 355 4
4. UC San Diego (Calif.) 14-2 349 5
5. Colorado Mesa 8-3 335 3
6. Millersville (Pa.) 10-1 319 9
7. Quincy (Ill.) 3-0 291 8
8. Minnesota State 3-0 284 7
9. Dixie State (Utah) 12-2 267 10
10. Cameron (Okla.) 11-0 229 22
11. Columbus State (Ga.) 12-3 226 -
12. USC Aiken 11-3 206 6
13. Missouri Southern 10-1 196 15
14. Southern New Hampshire 5-0 195 20
15. Alabama-Huntsville 11-5 160 -
16. Lubbock Christian (Texas) 11-3 157 11
17. Cal. St.-Monterey Bay 13-3 149 16
18. Mercyhurst (Pa.) 6-3 145 17
19. Newberry (S.C.) 13-4-1 109 T18
20. Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.) 6-2 84 -
21. West Alabama 11-4 79 -
22. West Texas A&M 11-3 76 -
23. East Stroudsburg (Pa.) 7-0 63 25
24. Chico State (Calif.) 12-4 57 23
25. Emporia State (Kan.) 9-3 22 -
Also receiving votes: St. Edward's, Texas (12-5) 17; Southern Indiana (3-3) 15; Belmont-Abbey, N.C. (12-3-1) 15; St. Thomas Aquinas, N.Y. (2-1) 10; Cal. Poly-Pomona (10-4) 5; Delta State, Miss. (9-5) 4; North Georgia (10-4) 1; Lander, S.C. (12-5) 1.
Dropped out: No. 12 Florida Southern, No. 13 North Georgia, No. 14 St. Edward's (Texas), No. T18 Valdosta State (Ga.), No. 21 Southern Indiana, No. 24 Barry (Fla.).
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)