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Feb. 26, 2018
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Seven teams earn 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] Location Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Cortland [7] Cortland, N.Y. 3-2 560 1
2. UW-Whitewater [4] Whitewater, Wis. 0-0 553 4
3. Mass-Boston [1] Boston, Mass. 0-0 531 5
4. Washington & Jefferson [8] Washington, Pa. 0-0 526 3
5. North Central Naperville, Ill. 2-0 455 9
6. Concordia-Chicago River Forest, Ill. 0-1 444 6
7. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 1-1 394 8
8. Oswego State Oewego, N.Y. 2-1 381 11
9. Wooster [1] Wooster, Ohio 1-0 379 14
10. Cal Lutheran [3] Thousand Oaks, Calif. 8-6 358 2
11. Southern Maine [1] Portland, Maine 0-0 315 15
12. Texas-Tyler Tyler, Texas 7-3 314 16
13. Centenary Shreveport, La. 7-2 309 20
14. Birmingham-Southern Birmingham, Ala. 4-3 307 7
15. Trinity San Antonio, Texas 5-0 290 21
16. Roanoke Salem, Va. 4-2 263 17
17. Shenandoah Winchester, Va. 3-2 223 12
18. St. Thomas St. Paul, Minn. 0-0 184 19
19. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 0-0 140 23
20. Methodist Fayetteville, N.C. 10-1 126 -
21. Salisbury Salisbury, Md. 0-2 87 18
22. St. John Fisher Pittsford, N.Y. 1-1 86 24
23. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 5-0 84 -
24. George Fox Newberg, Ore. 10-3 83 -
25. Wheaton Norton, Mass. 1-1 74 25
Also receiving votes: Christopher Newport 66, Misericordia 59, Salve Regina 49, LaGrange 43, Kean 40, Texas-Dallas 35, Adrian 34, St. Scholastica 33, Ramapo 30, La Roche 29, Ithaca 27, Baldwin Wallace 26, RIT 19, Webster 18, UW-La Crosse 16, Mount Union 15, Alvernia 13, Catholic 11, Keystone 11, Rhodes 10, Maryville (Tenn.) 7, Rowan 6, Texas Lutheran 6, Linfield 6, Otterbein 5, Tufts 5, Dubuque 4, Marietta 3, Millsaps 3, Piedmont 2, Denison 1, Emory 1, Frostburg St. 1, Huntingdon 1, Wheaton (Ill.) 1.
Dropped out: No. 10 LaGrange, No. 13 Keystone, No. 22 Texas-Dallas.

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.

2018 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Cortland)
Feb. 26 (Cortland)
March 6 (UMass-Boston)
March 13 (UMass-Boston)
March 20 (UMass-Boston)
March 27 (Trinity, Texas)
April 3 (Trinity, Texas)
April 10 (Trinity, Texas)
April 17 (Trinity, Texas)
April 24 (Trinity, Texas)
May 1 (Wooster)
May 8 (Wisconsin-Whitewater)
May 15 (Wisconsin-Whitewater)