May 13, 2019
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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. 35-7 606 3
2. Concordia-Chicago [6] River Forest, Ill. 38-7 581 1
3. Southern Maine Gorham, Maine 34-7 550 2
4. Trinity San Antonio, Texas 34-10 546 4
5. Washington [3] St. Louis, Mo. 31-5-1 534 5
6. Chapman Orange, Calif. 33-9 450 9
7. Babson Babson Park, Mass. 33-7 434 6
8. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 31-9 395 11
9. Adrian Adrian, Mich. 35-7 378 10
10. Salisbury Salisbury, Md. 34-8-1 362 8
11. Rowan Glassboro, N.J. 30-11 358 7
12. UW-Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. 34-10 348 14
13. Denison Granville, Ohio 38-7 325 16
14. LaGrange LaGrange, Ga. 30-9 276 17
15. Birmingham-Southern Birmingham, Ala. 34-11 241 20
16. Texas Lutheran Seguin, Texas 31-12 216 13
17. Coe Cedar Rapids, Iowa 34-5 210 12
18. Webster St. Louis, Mo. 32-10 167 23
19. Cortland Cortland, N.Y. 31-11-1 154 18
20. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 26-12 141 15
21. Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y. 31-7 136 25
22. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 30-11 129 22
23. UMass-Boston Boston, Mass. 30-11 106 -
24. Wheaton Norton, Mass. 27-10 103 21
25. Concordia Austin, Texas 34-10 91 24
Also receiving votes: Randolph-Macon 58, Aurora 49, Methodist 25, Trinity (Conn.) 24, Heidelberg 20, Tufts 14, Piedmont 13, La Roche 10, Shenandoah 9, Oswego 9, Hope 9, Baldwin Wallace 8, North Central (Ill.) 7, Swarthmore 6, Case Western Reserve 5, Farmingdale State 4, UW-La Crosse 4, Washington & Jefferson 4, Saint John's (Minn.) 3, Cal Lutheran 2, Penn State-Harrisburg 2, Hendrix 1, Kean 1, Spalding 1.
Dropped out: No. 19 Randolph-Macon.

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)