April 1, 2019
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
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 [17] Newport News, Va. 20-2 616 1
2. Concordia-Chicago [5] River Forest, Ill. 13-1 593 2
3. Southern Maine [2] Gorham, Maine 12-2 519 6
4. Trinity [1] San Antonio, Texas 19-7 481 3
5. Texas Lutheran Seguin, Texas 18-7 466 5
6. Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. 13-5 415 4
7. Rowan Glassboro, N.J. 11-5 394 7
8. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 12-4 391 9
9. Chapman Orange, Calif. 19-5 365 13
10. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 7-4 361 8
11. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 16-5 349 11
12. Babson Babson Park, Mass. 14-2 327 19
13. Cal Lutheran Thousand Oaks, Calif. 18-6 307 10
14. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 13-2 262 rv
15. Salisbury Salisbury, Md. 17-4-1 256 18
16. Piedmont Demorest, Ga. 21-6 213 17
17. Huntingdon Montgomery, Ala. 20-7 206 12
18. Washington St. Louis, Mo. 15-3-1 195 25
19. Adrian Adrian, Mich. 11-3 187 15
20. LaGrange LaGrange, Ga. 21-7 184 20
21. Concordia Austin, Texas 19-6 137 16
22. Webster St. Louis, Mo. 14-6 127 14
23. Denison Granville, Ohio 15-2 106 rv
24. Methodist Fayetteville, N.C. 21-6 101 21
25. Wheaton Norton, Mass. 14-4 97 rv
Also receiving votes: UW-Whitewater 84, Heidelberg 64, Birmingham Southern 45, Hendrix 36, Cortland 35, Trinity (Conn.) 34, Mass.-Boston 24, Saint John's (Minn.) 23, Washington College 23, Oswego State 15, St. Thomas (Minn.) 14, North Central (Ill.) 14, Berry 13, Louisiana College 10, Aurora 9, Tufts 8, Baldwin Wallace 4, Mt. Aloysius 3, Keystone 3, Coe 2, La Roche 2, Wheaton (Ill.) 2, Hope 2, Spalding 1.
Dropped out: No. 22 UW-Whitewater, No. 23 UMass-Boston, No. 24 Heidelberg.

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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)