March 29, 2016
For Immediate Release
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USC Aiken rises to No. 6
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ST. CLOUD STATE 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. St. Cloud State (Minn.) 15-0 373 1
2. Colorado Mesa 25-4 353 2
3. West Alabama 26-5 334 4
4. Millersville (Pa.) 23-2 330 3
5. Franklin Pierce (N.H.) 20-2 326 5
6. USC Aiken 25-6 300 13
7. California Baptist 23-7 269 10
8. Quincy (Ill.) 15-5 238 9
9. Lander (S.C.) 26-8 231 6
10. Southern New Hampshire 17-2 220 14
11. Emporia State (Kan.) 21-6 217 15
12. East Stroudsburg (Pa.) 22-4 215 t11
13. St. Edward's (Texas) 23-7 200 23
14. Delta State (Miss.) 20-9 195 -
15. Chico State (Calif.) 20-6 151 -
16. Belmont-Abbey (N.C.) 24-6-1 137 19
17. West Texas A&M 23-7 136 18
18. Tampa (Fla.) 22-6 133 7
19. Indianapolis (Ind.) 16-6 102 20
20. Missouri Southern 19-7 83 t21
21. Dixie State (Utah) 20-6 82 24
22. Lubbock Christian 20-8 71 t11
23. Florida Southern 20-7 47 -
24. Mercyhurst (Pa.) 16-8 39 -
25. Tusculum (Tenn.) 22-8 26 -
Also receiving votes: Grand Valley State, Mich. (11-7-1) 20; Cal. St.-Monterey Bay (19-6) 18; Molloy, N.Y. (14-6) 8; Lincoln Memorial, Tenn. (21-8) 7; Minnesota State (9-5) 7; UNC Pembroke (22-9) 3; UC San Diego, Calif. (20-11) 2; Seton Hill, Pa. (17-8) 1; Colorado St.-Pueblo (17-6) 1.
Dropped out: No. 8 Cal State-Monterey Bay, No. 16 UC-San Diego (Calif.), No. 17 Lynn (Fla.), No. T21 Columbus State (Ga.), No. 25 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)