May 3, 2016
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Red Dragons receive 23 of 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 [23] 34-5 623 1
2. Randolph-Macon [2] 32-6-1 575 2
3. Trinity (Texas) 35-7 535 3
4. UW-La Crosse 26-7 516 5
5. Birmingham-Southern 37-11 508 4
6. Emory 30-10 463 8
7. Oswego State 29-7 446 10
8. Shenandoah 32-10 391 9
9. Ramapo 29-9-1 374 7
10. Salisbury 25-10 358 13
11. UW-Whitewater 22-9 353 6
12. North Central (Ill.) 26-6 328 15
13. Occidental 30-8 318 12
14. Concordia-Chicago 27-9 311 14
15. St. Thomas 23-9 256 11
16. TCNJ 28-8 205 16
17. Frostburg State 27-10 201 17
18. La Roche 30-8 187 20
19. Southern Maine 25-11 178 18
20. Wartburg 24-8 169 21
21. Whitworth 29-11 136 19
22. Keystone 27-8 97 rv
23. Buena Vista 26-8 92 23
24. Cal Lutheran 27-11 87 22
25. Grinnell 26-4 62 rv
Also receiving votes: St. John Fisher 43, McDaniel 43, Tufts 33, Wooster 26, Concordia Texas 25, Misericordia 18, Texas Lutheran 14, Johns Hopkins 14, Texas-Tyler 11, Case Western Reserve 11, Kean 11, Western New England 8, Wheaton (Mass.) 8, Centenary (La.) 8, Amherst 7, Marietta 6, Christopher Newport 5, St. Scholastica 4, Otterbein 4, LaGrange 2, Saint John's (Minn.) 2, Denison 1, Rutgers-Camden 1.
Dropped out: No. 24 Centenary (La.), No. 25 Johns Hopkins.

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)