Jan. 16, 2019
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Fighting Scots earn 16 of 25 first-place votes
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WOOSTER TOPS PRESEASON 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. Wooster [16] Wooster, Ohio 40-10 588 5
2. UW-Whitewater [1] Whitewater, Wis. 33-8 553 9
3. Texas Lutheran Seguin, Texas 42-12 519 2
4. Trinity [2] San Antonio, Texas 33-9 493 3
5. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 38-9-1 486 12
6. Rowan [2] Glassboro, N.J. 35-11 460 6
7. Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. 38-11 459 6
8. Cortland [3] Cortland, N.Y. 35-12 452 14
9. UMass-Boston Boston, Mass. 37-10 409 10
10. Concordia-Chicago [1] River Forest, Ill. 40-15 391 4
11. Misericordia Dallas, Pa. 37-15 387 7
12. Southern Maine Gorham, Maine 30-15 308 18
13. Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. 35-12 287 13
14. Oswego State Oswego, N.Y. 30-14 229 8
15. Keystone La Plume, Pa. 36-12 211 -
16. Webster St. Louis, Mo. 38-10 204 16
17. Babson Babson Park, Mass. 35-12 200 15
18. UW-Oshkosh Oshkosh, Wis. 34-10 184 11
19. La Roche Pittsburgh, Pa. 35-10-1 140 25
20. Chapman Orange, Calif. 35-13 131 24
21. Franklin Franklin, Ind. 39-5 126 20
22. Salisbury Salisbury, Md. 34-12 120 23
23. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 29-11 103 19
24. Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. 32-16 95 17
25. Shenandoah Winchester, Va. 35-12 84 -
Also receiving votes: Baldwin Wallace 57, Adrian 53, Johns Hopkins 35, Wabash 33, Cal Lutheran 31, Western New England 29, Berry 29, Piedmont 26, Ithaca 23, Roanoke 23, St. John Fisher 21, Case Western Reserve 21, Otterbein 18, Saint John's (Minn.) 14, Methodist 12, North Central (Ill.) 11, Rutgers-Camden 10, Marietta 9, Denison 8, LaGrange 7, Ramapo 7, Redlands 7, Arcadia 6, Union 5, Washington (Mo.) 4, Washington & Jefferson 3, Aurora 1, Concordia (Texas) 1, New York Univ. 1, Wheaton (Mass.) 1.
Previous rankings are from the 2018 season

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.

2019 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Wooster)
Feb. 25 (Wooster)
March 4 (Wooster)
March 11 (Wooster)
March 18 (Trinity, Texas)
March 25 (Christopher Newport)
April 1 (Christopher Newport)
April 8 (Concordia-Chicago)
April 15 (Concordia-Chicago)
April 22 (Concordia-Chicago)
April 29 (Concordia-Chicago)
May 6 (Concordia-Chicago)
May 13 (Christopher Newport)
Final (Chapman)