March 10, 2020
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Six schools receive first-place votes
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CAL LUTHERAN 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. Cal Lutheran [17] Thousand Oaks, Calif. 16-1 612 2
2. Randolph-Macon [2] Ashland, Va. 14-1 551 7
3. Chapman Orange, Calif. 11-3 535 3
4. Babson [1] Babson Park, Mass. 2-1 523 5
5. Trinity [2] San Antonio, Texas 8-2 514 4
6. Washington U. [1] St. Louis, Mo. 8-2 474 1
7. North Central [2] Naperville, Ill. 7-0 422 13
8. Kean Union. N.J. 7-2 355 10
9. Southern Maine Gorham, Maine 0-1 346 6
10. Salisbury Salisbury. Md. 6-3 325 9
11. Shenandoah Winchester, Va. 10-1 312 18
12. Rhodes Memphis, Tenn. 12-4 303 12
13. UMass-Boston Boston, Mass. 2-1 289 11
14. Rowan Glassboro, N.J. 5-0 227 23
15. Marietta Marietta, Ohio 4-0 225 24
16. UW-Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. 2-1 224 17
17. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 8-3 222 22
18. Birmingham-Southern Birmingham, Ala. 10-6 212 8
19. Aurora Aurora, Ill. 9-2 201 21
20. Webster St. Louis, Mo. 5-3 199 15
21. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 0-1 141 16
22. Concordia Austin, Texas 11-5 124
23. Emory Atlanta, Ga. 11-2 120
24. Trinity Hartford, Conn. 3-0 102
25. Wheaton Norton, Mass. 3-1 96
Also receiving votes: St. John Fisher 63, Heidelberg 62, LaGrange 53, Denison 51, Coe 47, Saint John's (Minn.) 33, George Fox 23, Christopher Newport 22, Concordia Chicago 13, Adrian 13, Swarthmore 12, Texas Lutheran 10, Wabash 9, Washington and Jefferson 9, Spalding 8, Piedmont 7, Anderson 7, Centre 5, Wartburg 5, Farmingdale State 4, Mass.-Dartmouth 4, Roanoke 3, Wm. Paterson 2, Baldwin Wallace 1, MIT 1, Maryville (Tenn.) 1, Oswego State 1, St. Thomas (Minn.) 1, Wheaton (Ill.) 1.
Dropped out: No. 14 St. John Fisher, No. 19 Denison, No. 20 Heidelberg, No. 25 Cortland.

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2020 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Chapman)
Feb. 25 (Chapman)
March 3 (Washington U.)
March 10 (Cal Lutheran)
March 17 (Cal Lutheran)