May 9, 2018
For Immediate Release
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Top 5 is shuffled with a new No. 1 team
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TAMPA TOPS NCBWA DIVISION II POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division II polls with its 2018 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue each week throughout the season.

Rk. School [1st place] Location Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Tampa [12] Tampa, Fla. 38-7 439 2
2. North Greenville [6] Tigerville, S.C. 44-8 420 1
3. Azusa Pacific Azusa, Calif. 37-7 419 3
4. Illinois Springfield Springfield, Ill. 45-5 404 4
5. West Texas A&M Canyon, Texas 38-11 368 5
6. Georgia College Milledgeville, Ga. 39-10 333 8
7. Delta State Cleveland, Miss. 39-8 332 10
8. New Haven New Haven, Conn. 34-8 328 7
9. Mercyhurst Erie, Pa. 31-11 299 12
10. Central Missouri Warrensburg, Mo. 33-15 293 9
11. Augustana Sioux Falls, S.D. 40-8 252 11
12. Cal State Monterey Bay Seaside. Calif. 36-14 247 13
13. Colorado Mesa Grand Junction, Colo. 36-13 211 23
14. Columbus State Columbus, Ga. 38-11 209 14
15. Nova Southeastern Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 32-13 205 18
16. Ohio Dominican Columbus, Ohio 32-13 145 17
17. Florida Southern Lakeland, Fla. 37-8-1 144 6
18. California Baptist Riverside, Calif. 32-14 143 t20
19. West Chester West Chester, Pa. 31-13 137 22
20. LeMoyne Syracuse, N.Y. 32-13-1 135 15
21. Mount Olive Mount Olive, N.C. 36-14-1 75 t20
22. Colorado School of Mines Boulder, Colo. 32-14 60 RV
23. Saint Leo Saint Leo, Fla. 36-10 52 25
24. Bellarmine Louisville, Ky. 34-15 42 RV
25. Central Oklahoma Edmond, Okla. 33-17 41 RV
Also receiving votes: Belmont Abbey, N.C. (37-12) 28; St. Thomas Aquinas, N.Y. (33-12) 27; UC San Diego (34-15) 26; UNC Pembroke (36-12) 15; Northwood, Mich. (34-14) 6; Millersville, Pa. (31-17) 5; Southern Arkansas (33-17) 5; Southern New Hampshire (33-13) 4; Point Loma, Calif. (31-14) 1.
Dropped out: No. 16 Arkansas Fort Smith; No. 19 Minnesota State; No. 24 St. Thomas Aquinas (N.Y.)
Regional Polls

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

2018 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Delta State)
Feb. 21 (Azusa Pacific)
Feb. 28 (Azusa Pacific)
March 7 (Azusa Pacific)
March 14 (Azusa Pacific)
March 21 (Azusa Pacific)
March 28 (Azusa Pacific)
April 4 (Azusa Pacific)
April 11 (Azusa Pacific)
April 18 (Azusa Pacific)
April 25 (Augustana, S.D.)
May 2 (North Greenville)
May 9 (Tampa)
May 16 (North Greenville)