April 5, 2016
For Immediate Release
Contact: Logan Lawrence
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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.) [16] 19-0 424 1
2. Colorado Mesa 28-5 390 2
3. Franklin Pierce (N.H.) 24-2 379 5
4. Millersville (Pa.) 26-3 378 4
5. USC Aiken [1] 29-6 359 6
6. Tampa (Fla.) 25-6 349 18
7. California Baptist 27-7 337 7
8. Lander (S.C.) 29-9 287 9
9. Quincy (Ill.) 18-7 254 8
10. Emporia State (Kan.) 24-7 244 11
t11 Delta State (Miss.) 23-10 239 14
t11. Southern New Hampshire 21-3 239 10
13. Dixie State (Utah) 28-6 235 21
14. Lubbock Christian (Texas) 22-9 210 22
15. Belmont-Abbey (N.C.) 27-7-1 184 16
16. West Florida 24-11 141 -
17. East Stroudsburg (Pa.) 23-8 134 12
18. St. Edward's (Texas) 24-9 130 13
19. Missouri Southern 22-8 128 20
20. Indianapolis (Ind.) 19-7 118 19
21. Chico State (Calif.) 22-7 104 15
22. Florida Southern 23-7 71 23
t23. Seton Hill (Pa.) 22-9 31 -
t23. Catawba (N.C.) 23-11 31 -
25. Texas A&M-Kingsville 23-9 30 -
Also receiving votes: West Alabama (26-8) 29; St. Thomas Aquinas, N.Y. (19-6) 22; Grand Valley State, Mich. (13-9-1) 11; Arkansas-Monticello (22-8) 10; Mercyhurst, Pa. (20-8) 9; UC San Diego, Calif. (22-12) 4; Tusculum, Tenn. (25-10) 4; Cal Poly Pomona, Calif. (21-10) 1; Colorado State-Pueblo (20-7) 1.
Dropped out: No. 3 West Alabama, No. 17 West Texas A&M, No. 24 Mercyhurst, Pa., No. 25 Tusculum, 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)