March 15, 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] 11-0 625 1
2. Trinity (Texas) 16-4 555 4
3. Birmingham-Southern 15-3 544 5
4. Emory 15-5 503 3
5. UW-La Crosse 2-2 479 2
6. Randolph-Macon 13-2 463 9
7. Southern Maine 2-0 420 10
8. Shenandoah 10-3 415 6
9. UW-Whitewater 0-0 404 7
10. Salisbury 8-3 365 13
11. Frostburg State 7-3 343 8
12. Ramapo 6-0 341 15
13. UW-Stevens Point 0-0 328 11
14. Whitworth 14-4 288 14
15. Christopher Newport 12-3 269 17
16. Oswego State 8-1 211 23
17. Mary Washington 13-5 209 12
18. Texas-Tyler 12-6 168 16
19. Wooster 0-0 140 20
20. Concordia-Chicago 8-3 129 21
21. Piedmont 14-5 109 -
22. Washington (Mo.) 12-4 81 -
23. St. Thomas 0-0 71 -
24. Centenary (La.) 14-3 70 -
25. Rutgers-Camden 4-0 69 -
Also receiving votes: Berry 66, Marietta 65, Maryville (Tenn.) 49, Mt. St. Joseph 45, Wartburg 41, Misericordia 32, Webster 27, Rhodes 25, Buena Vista 22, La Verne 18, La Roche 16, Kean 14, Keystone 12, Linfield 12, Ohio Northern 10, Carthage 9, Heidelberg 9, Endicott 7, Denison 5, Amherst 5, Haverford 5, Swarthmore 4, Western New England 4, Mitchell 4, Penn St.-Berks 4, Coe 3, Pacific Lutheran 3, Roanoke 3, Cal Lutheran 2, Thiel 2, Redlands 1, St. John Fisher 1, St. Scholastica 1.
Dropped out: No. 18 Marietta, No. 19 Webster, No. 22 Berry, No. 24 Wartburg, No. 25 Linfield.

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)