May 2, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: Logan Lawrence
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Lakers retain No. 1 ranking for third straight week
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MERCYHURST TOPS NCBWA DIVISION II POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division II polls with its 2017 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue each week throughout the season.

Rk. School [1st place] Location Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Mercyhurst [13] Erie, Pa. 34-4 405 1
2. Chico State [1] Chico, Calif. 38-7 391 4
3. North Georgia [2] Dahlonega, Ga. 40-8 385 7
4. Southern New Hampshire Manchester, N.H. 35-7 364 5
t5. Emporia State Emporia, Kan. 37-9 350 8
t5. Tampa [1] Tampa, Fla. 32-11 350 9
7. Mount Olive Mount Olive, N.C. 46-8 317 2
8. Colorado Mesa Grand Junction, Colo. 37-9 308 14
9. Azusa Pacific Azusa, Calif. 38-8 280 10
10. Delta State Cleveland, Miss. 37-11 260 3
11. Minnesota State Mankato, Minn. 38-7 259 t12
12. Northwood Midland, Mich. 35-11 252 11
13. West Chester West Chester, Pa. 30-7 222 t12
14. Angelo State San Angelo, Texas 36-10 192 t25
15. USC Aiken Aiken, S.C. 36-11 161 t19
16. Felician Rutherford, N.J. 32-11 155 16
17. Dixie State St. George, Utah 35-10-1 151 18
18. Southern Arkansas Magnolia, Ark. 36-12 131 17
19. Lubbock Christian Lubbock, Texas 33-12 121 6
20. Southern Indiana Evansville, Ind. 27-16 120 22
21. Nova Southeastern Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 31-15 83 -
22. Millersville Millersville, Pa. 31-14 68 23
23. Catawba Salisbury, N.C. 37-14 66 15
24. California Baptist Riverside, Calif. 31-15 35 24
25. St. Cloud State St. Cloud, Minn. 34-12 30 -
Also receiving votes: Texas A&M-Kingsville (31-12) 18; St. Thomas Aquinas, N.Y. (31-13) 15; West Alabama (32-17) 15; Walsh, Ohio (29-15) 8; UNC Pembroke (37-13) 8; Valdosta State, Ga. (33-17) 3; Cal Poly-Pomona (28-18) 1; West Texas A&M (31-13) 1.
Dropped out: tNo. 19 North Alabama; No. 21 Texas A&M-Kingsville; tNo. 25 Florida Southern.

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.

2017 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Nova Southeastern)
Feb. 21 (Nova Southeastern)
Feb. 28 (Nova Southeastern)
March 7 (Nova Southeastern)
March 14 (USC Aiken)
March 21 (Tampa)
March 28 (Chico State)
April 4 (Chico State)
April 11 (North Georgia)
April 18 (Mercyhurst)
April 25 (Mercyhurst)
May 2 (Mercyhurst)
May 9 (Mercyhurst)
May 16 (Mount Olive)