March 1, 2016
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Red Dragons earn all 25 first-place votes
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CORTLAND TOPS NCBWA
D3BASEBALL.COM DIVISION III POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA polls with the NCBWA/D3baseball.com Division III Poll. Weekly polls continue through the NCAA Division III Championship.

The D3baseball.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Cortland [25] 6-0 625 1
2. UW-La Crosse 0-0 554 2
3. Emory 9-2 553 3
4. Trinity (Texas) 9-2 531 7
5. Birmingham-Southern 8-2 477 8
6. Frostburg State 5-1 457 10
7. Salisbury 2-2 406 4
8. UW-Whitewater 0-0 393 9
9. Shenandoah 5-1 319 16
10. UW-Stevens Point 0-0 306 13
11. Kean 3-3 294 5
12. Southern Maine 0-0 276 15
13. Webster 4-3 271 6
14. Whitworth 11-0 252 -
15. Ramapo 2-0 227 18
16. Randolph-Macon 9-0 225 -
17. Texas-Tyler 9-3 201 22
18. Mary Washington 8-0 191 -
19. Marietta 3-1 189 24
20. Linfield 9-5 185 14
21. Berry 12-1 151 -
22. Wartburg 0-0 137 20
23. Wooster 0-0 127 21
24. Christopher Newport 8-0 125 -
25. Heidelberg 1-2 78 12
Also receiving votes: Concordia Chicago 72, Brockport 63, St. Thomas (Minn.) 56, Misericordia 40 , La Roche 38, Ohio Northern 34, Carthage 26, Baldwin Wallace 25, Methodist 24, Rhodes 21, Keystone 17, Alvernia 12, Bridgewater (Va.) 12, Coe 12, Buena Vista 11, Thomas More 11, MIT 11, Adrian 9, Centenary (La.) 8, Pacific Lutheran 8, Johns Hopkins 8, Ohio Wesleyan 6, Maryville (Tenn.) 5, Millsaps 5, St. Scholastica 5, Mt. St. Joseph 5, La Verne 4, Cal Lutheran 3, Huntingdon 2, Rutgers-Camden, Stevens 2, Texas Lutheran 2, Endicott 2, Brandeis 1, Tufts 1.
Dropped out: 11. Rhodes, 17. Pacific Lutheran, 19. Baldwin Wallace, 23. Methodist, 25. Alvernia

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

2016 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Cortland)
March 1 (Cortland)
March 8 (Cortland)
March 15 (Cortland)
March 22 (Trinity, Texas)
March 29 (Trinity, Texas)
April 5 (Trinity, Texas)
April 12 (Ramapo)
April 19 (Cortland)
April 26 (Cortland)
May 3 (Cortland)
May 10 (Cortland)
May 17 (Cortland)