May 10, 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] 37-5 623 1
2. Randolph-Macon [2] 32-6-1 565 2
3. Trinity (Texas) 35-7 563 3
4. UW-La Crosse 31-8 544 4
5. Birmingham-Southern 37-11 521 5
6. Emory 30-10 467 6
7. Oswego State 32-9 415 7
8. Ramapo 33-10-1 384 9
9. Shenandoah 32-10 365 8
10. Salisbury 25-10 351 10
11. Southern Maine 29-11 347 19
12. La Roche 32-8 305 18
13. North Central (Ill.) 28-8 298 12
14. Cal Lutheran 31-11 249 24
15. UW-Whitewater 27-12 248 11
16. Wartburg 31-9 223 20
17. Occidental 32-10 219 13
18. TCNJ 30-10 195 16
19. Concordia-Chicago 29-11 173 14
20. Whitworth 29-11 163 21
21. Keystone 30-9 133 22
22. Buena Vista 31-9 129 23
23. Frostburg State 30-12 119 17
24. St. Thomas 25-13 77 15
25. Wheaton (Mass.) 30-11 61 -
Also receiving votes: Tufts 60, St. John Fisher 53, Misericordia 47, St. Scholastica 36, Otterbein 32, Wooster 28, Grinnell 24, Marietta 16, Case Western Reserve 15, McDaniel 14, Centenary (La.) 10, Western New England 7, Texas Lutheran 5, Webster 4, Texas-Tyler 3, Johns Hopkins 3, Denison 2, Hardin-Simmons 2, Haverford 2, Ohio Wesleyan 2, Amherst 2, Castleton 1, Endicott 1, LaGrange 1.
Dropped out: No. 25 Grinnell.

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)