Birmingham-Southern (17-1) tops NCBWA Division III Poll

DALLAS (NCBWA) – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA polls with the NCBWA/ Division III Poll. Weekly polls continue through the NCAA Division III Championship.

The 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]LocationRecordPts.Pvs.
1.Birmingham-Southern [17]Birmingham, Ala.17-16161
2.Salisbury [6]Salisbury, Md.12-15692
3.UW-Stevens PointStevens Point, Wis.3-05284
4.Baldwin WallaceBerea, Ohio11-25176
5.Eastern Connecticut [2]Willimantic, Conn.5-05123
6.ShenandoahWinchester, Va.11-24539
7.EndicottBeverly, Mass.4-044210
8.UW-WhitewaterWhitewater, Wis.0-04257
9.LaGrangeLaGrange, Ga.10-53618
10.Johns HopkinsBaltimore, Md.9-135216
11.RowanGlassboro, N.J.5-23305
12.LynchburgLynchburg, Va.10-232612
13.DenisonGranville, Ohio6-230411
14.Randolph-MaconAshland, Va.11-229415
15.CatholicWashington, D.C.11-228613
16.Christopher NewportNewport News, Va.15-525418
17.MethodistFayetteville, N.C.13-124119
18.North CentralNaperville, Ill.7-220522
19.TrinitySan Antonio, Texas9-518314
20.MariettaMarietta, Ohio8-417720
21.Claremont-Mudd-ScrippsClaremont, Calif.15-4118RV
22.AuroraAurora, Ill.7-210223
23.Cal LutheranThousand Oaks, Calif.10-397RV
24.Montclair StateMontclair, N.J.6-155RV
25.MaryvilleMaryville, Tenn.12-24324
Also receiving votes: UW-Oshkosh 36, Augustana (Ill.) 22, Arcadia 21, Ithaca 18, Hendrix 17, Washington & Jefferson 17, Piedmont 16, Benedictine 16, Webster 14, Otterbein 12, Cortland 12, William Paterson 11, Misericordia 11, Buena Vista 10, East Texes Baptist 9, Lewis & Clark 9, Mass.-Dartmouth 7, Millikin 7, N.C. Wesleyan 7, Spalding 6, Willamette 6, Mitchell 6, Huntingdon 4, Grove City 3, Pacific (Ore.) 2, Bethel (Minn.) 1, Chapman 1, Washington (Mo.) 1.
Dropped out: Cortland (17), Ithaca (21), Piedmont (25).

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