March 25, 2019
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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Four schools receive first-place votes
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CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT 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. Christopher Newport [16] Newport News, Va. 17-2 613 2
2. Concordia-Chicago [4] River Forest, Ill. 11-1 584 4
3. Trinity [4] San Antonio, Texas 17-5 544 1
4. Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. 11-3 518 7
5. Texas Lutheran Seguin, Texas 15-6 499 8
6. Southern Maine [1] Gorham, Maine 9-2 433 10
7. Rowan Glassboro, N.J. 7-4 392 6
8. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 6-4 390 3
9. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 8-4 373 5
10. Cal Lutheran Thousand Oaks, Calif. 15-4 350 16
11. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 13-5 319 9
12. Huntingdon Montgomery, Ala. 18-5 298 13
13. Chapman Orange, Calif. 15-5 293 14
14. Webster St. Louis, Mo. 13-5 239 12
15. Adrian Adrian, Mich. 11-2 228 18
16. Concordia Austin, Texas 17-6 206 11
17. Piedmont Demorest, Ga. 20-6 202 19
18. Salisbury Salisbury, Md. 14-4-1 198 20
19. Babson Babson Park, Mass. 8-2 194 21
20. LaGrange LaGrange, Ga. 18-6 156 24
21. Methodist Fayetteville, N.C. 18-5 144 17
22. UW-Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. 3-4 126 15
23. UMass-Boston Boston, Mass. 8-4 104 22
24. Heidelberg Tiffin, Ohio 12-3 103 -
25. Washington St. Louis, Mo. 12-3-1 83 -
Also receiving votes: TCNJ 74, Wheaton (Mass.) 50, North Central (Ill.) 45, Saint John's (Minn.) 44, Washington College 43, Hendrix 40, Birmingham Southern 39, Berry 30, Denison 29, Cortland 28, La Roche 17, Trinity (Conn.) 12, Keystone 12, Oswego State 10, Aurora 8, Misericordia 8, Kean 5, Spalding 4, Fontbonne 3, Coe 2, John Carroll 2, N.C. Wesleyan 2, Case Western Reserve 2, Hope 1, Louisiana College 1, St. John Fisher 1, St. Thomas (Minn.) 1, Tufts 1, Wheaton (Ill.) 1.
Dropped out: No. 23 Birmingham-Southern No. 25 Cortland.

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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)