March 8, 2016
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Red Dragons earn all 25 first-place votes again
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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] 8-0 625 1
2. UW-La Crosse 0-0 577 2
3. Emory 11-2 560 3
4. Trinity (Texas) 12-3 534 4
5. Birmingham-Southern 11-2 502 5
6. Shenandoah 9-1 459 9
7. UW-Whitewater 0-0 411 8
8. Frostburg State 6-2 407 6
9. Randolph-Macon 11-1 370 16
10. Southern Maine 0-0 354 12
11. UW-Stevens Point 0-0 326 10
12. Mary Washington 13-1 300 18
13. Salisbury 4-3 291 7
14. Whitworth 12-2 290 14
15. Ramapo 2-0 273 15
16. Texas-Tyler 11-4 239 17
17. Christopher Newport 10-1 234 24
18. Marietta 4-2 184 19
19. Webster 5-3 183 13
20. Wooster 0-0 113 23
21. Concordia-Chicago 4-0 105 -
22. Berry 13-4 92 21
23. Oswego State 7-0 83 -
24. Wartburg 5-3 81 22
25. Linfield 11-6 77 20
Also receiving votes: St. Thomas (Minn.) 67, Kean 45, Misericordia 44, Carthage 31, Centenary (La.) 30, Rhodes 23, Heidelberg 21, Rutgers-Camden 20, Maryville (Tenn.) 20, Cal Lutheran 16, Brockport 15, Buena Vista 13, Pacific Lutheran 10, MIT 10, Mt. St. Joseph 10, Keystone 9, La Roche 9, Ohio Northern 8, Adrian 7, Swarthmore 6, Endicott 6, St. Scholastica 5, Washington (Mo.) 5, Coe 5, Chicago 4, Thomas More 4, Worcester St. 4, Moravian 3, Baldwin Wallace 2, George Fox 1, McDaniel 1, Tufts 1.
Dropped out: No. 11 Kean, No. 25 Heidelberg.

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)