April 8, 2019
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
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Four schools receive first-place votes
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CONCORDIA-CHICAGO 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. Concordia-Chicago [14] River Forest, Ill. 19-1 608 2
2. Christopher Newport [9] Newport News, Va. 23-3 606 1
3. Southern Maine [1] Gorham, Maine 16-3 551 3
4. Trinity San Antonio, Texas 23-7 512 4
5. Rowan [1] Glassboro, N.J. 17-5 493 7
6. Texas Lutheran Seguin, Texas 21-8 451 5
7. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 13-4 407 10
8. Chapman Orange, Calif. 21-6 388 9
9. Swarthmore Swarthmore, Pa. 16-6 387 6
10. Washington St. Louis, Mo. 20-3-1 341 18
11. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 17-3 337 14
12. Piedmont Demorest, Ga. 24-6 330 16
13. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 14-6 282 8
14. Babson Babson Park, Mass. 17-4 274 12
15. Salisbury Salisbury, Md. 20-6-1 253 15
16. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 18-7 235 11
17. Adrian Adrian, Mich. 16-4 233 19
18. Denison Granville, Ohio 21-2 221 23
19. LaGrange LaGrange, Ga. 24-9 143 20
20. Wheaton Norton, Mass. 17-6 139 25
21. Huntingdon Montgomery, Ala. 22-9 125 17
22. Methodist Fayetteville, N.C. 24-6 115 24
23. UW-Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. 10-6 113 rv
24. Cal Lutheran Thousand Oaks, Calif. 18-9 80 13
25. Cortland Cortland, N.Y. 18-8-1 71 rv
Also receiving votes: Concordia (Texas) 58, Coe 43, Louisiana College 38, Birmingham Southern 37, Hendrix 35, Webster 27, Heidelberg 20, Berry 19, Trinity (Conn.) 16, Spalding 13, Aurora 12, Tufts 11, N.C. Wesleyan 9, Hope 9, Ithaca 9, Farmingdale State 7, St. John Fisher 7, La Verne 6, Mt. Aloysius 6, Mass.-Boston 5, Saint John's (Minn.) 5, Wheaton (Ill.) 5, John Carroll 4, Kean 4, La Roche 3, Case Western Reserve 3, Washington College 3.
Dropped out: No. 21 Concordia (Texas), No. 22 Webster.

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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)