March 8, 2016
For Immediate Release
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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.) 15-1 398 1
2. St. Cloud State (Minn.) 5-0 376 2
t3. Colorado Mesa 12-3 358 5
t3. Franklin Pierce (N.H.) 9-0 358 3
5. UC San Diego (Calif.) 16-4 322 4
6. Millersville (Pa.) 10-1 319 6
7. Columbus State (Ga.) 16-4 307 11
8. Quincy (Ill.) 6-1 299 7
9. Alabama-Huntsville 15-5 263 15
10. Lubbock Christian (Texas) 13-3 252 16
11. Southern New Hampshire 9-0 242 14
12. Cal St.-Monterey Bay 13-3 220 17
13. Belmont-Abbey (N.C.) 16-3-1 182 -
14. Emporia State (Kan.) 13-3 170 25
15. West Alabama 15-4 166 21
16. Mercyhurst (Pa.) 9-3 164 18
17. West Texas A&M 14-4 141 22
18. Southern Indiana 7-3 124 -
19. USC-Aiken 14-4 118 12
20. East Stroudsburg (Pa.) 10-0 98 23
21. California Baptist 13-5 83 -
t22. St. Edward's (Texas) 16-5 71 -
t22. Minnesota State 5-3 71 8
24. Lander (S.C.) 16-5 35 -
25. Chico State (Calif.) 13-4 22 24
Also receiving votes: Missouri Southern (11-3) 11; Grand Valley State, Mich. (4-3) 9; Delta State, Miss. (11-7) 8; St. Thomas Aquinas, N.Y. (5-3) 4; Erskine, S.C. (17-5) 4; Dixie State, Utah (13-5) 2; Texas A&M-Kingsville (10-4) 2; Seton Hill, Pa. (7-4) 1.
Dropped out: No. 10 Cameron (Okla.), No. 13 Missouri Southern, No. 19 Newberry (S.C.), No. 20 Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.)
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)