March 11, 2019
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Four schools receive first-place votes
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WOOSTER 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. Wooster [15] Wooster, Ohio 0-0 598 1
2. Rowan [8] Glassboro, N.J. 1-0 594 2
3. Trinity [1] San Antonio, Texas 11-3 581 4
4. Christopher Newport [1] Newport News, Va. 9-2 502 3
5. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 3-1 486 6
6. Texas Lutheran Seguin, Texas 10-4 416 9
7. Concordia-Chicago River Forest, Ill. 3-1 384 13
8. Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. 2-2 372 5
9. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 8-1 358 20
10. Chapman Orange, Calif. 10-3 342 12
11. Huntingdon Montgomery, Ala. 14-2 325 10
12. Southern Maine Gorham, Maine 1-1 296 8
13. Concordia Austin, Texas 14-1 272 24
14. UW-Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. 1-2 261 11
15. Webster St. Louis, Mo. 6-2 255 15
16. Cortland Cortland, N.Y. 6-4-1 247 16
17. Keystone La Plume, Pa. 0-1 205 14
18. UMass-Boston Boston, Mass. 1-3 198 7
19. Cal Lutheran Thousand Oaks, Calif. 9-3 179 18
20. Piedmont Demorest, Ga. 12-4 162 19
21. Methodist Fayetteville, N.C. 14-2 102 -
22. Salisbury Salisbury, Md. 6-4-1 99 17
23. Birmingham-Southern Birmingham, Ala. 13-4 88 -
24. Kean Union, N.J. 9-3 87 25
25. Wheaton Wheaton, Mass. 3-1 73 -
Also receiving votes: Babson 65, Heidelberg 61, North Central (Ill.) 52, Adrian 50, Franklin 45, La Roche 45, LaGrange 44, Saint John's (Minn.) 36, TCNJ 34, Oswego State 16, Berry 16, Trinity (Conn.) 15, Spalding 15, Misericordia 14, Hendrix 14, St. John Fisher 14, Union (N.Y.) 12, Shenandoah 12, William Paterson 11, Montclair State 10, Baldwin Wallace 8, Denison 8, Washington and Jefferson 7, Washington College 5, Fontbonne 5, Aurora 4, New York Univ 3, UW-La Crosse 3, Coe 1, Saint Joseph's (Me.) 1, Washington (Mo.) 1.
Dropped out: No. 21 Misericordia, No. 22 Babson, No. 23 Oswego State.

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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)