April 8, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Logan Lawrence
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Top-ranked Spartans off to 35-2 start
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TAMPA TOPS NCBWA DIVISION II POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division II polls with its 2014 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue each week throughout the season.

Rk. School [1st place] Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Tampa (Fla.) [14] 35-2 350 1
2. Lander (S.C.) 31-6 332 2
3. Minnesota State 23-6 315 3
4. West Florida 25-5 296 4
5. Chico State (Calif.) 26-7 286 5
6. West Texas A&M 27-9 281 6
7. Grand Valley State (Mich.) 19-7 237 10
8. Lynn (Fla.) 28-8 224 11
9. Shippensburg (Pa.) 21-8 209 9
10. Cal Poly-Pomona 24-8 200 14
11. Southern New Hampshire 21-7 193 12
12. Arkansas Tech 28-8 187 17
13. Colorado Mesa 23-8 183 13
14. Columbus State (Ga.) 28-11 165 22
15. Delta State (Miss.) 24-7 143 15
16. Lubbock Christian (Texas) 26-9 135 18
17. Georgia College 26-7 129 7
18. Southern Indiana 21-7 111 24
19. Central Missouri 26-10 93 -
20. Wilmington (Del.) 16-4-1 82 19
21. Southern Arkansas 29-10 79 8
22. Seton Hill (Pa.) 24-9 76 -
23. St. Edward's (Texas) 26-10 48 -
24. UC San Diego (Calif.) 21-10 43 -
25. Mount Olive (N.C.) 28-11 31 -
Also receiving votes: Florida Southern, (25-11), 30; California Baptist, (26-10), 15; Franklin Pierce, N.H., (21-11), 15; Drury, Mo., (20-7), 13; Texas A&M-Kingsville, (23-13), 13; Millersville, Pa., (21-10), 8; St. Cloud State, Minn., (19-6), 8; USC Aiken, (26-10), 6; Alabama-Huntsville, (25-13), 5; UNC Pembroke, (27-11), 4; Sonoma State, Calif., (18-10), 3; Dixie State, Utah, (26-13), 2.
Dropped out: UNC Pembroke (16); California Baptist (20); Millersville (Pa.) (21); Nova Southeastern, Fla. (23); St. Mary's, Texas (25).
Regional Polls

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 Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2014 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Tampa)
Feb. 18 (Tampa)
Feb. 25 (Tampa)
March 4 (Tampa)
March 11 (Tampa)
March 18 (Tampa)
March 25 (Tampa)
April 1 (Tampa)
April 8 (Tampa)