Feb. 28, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Four schools receive first-place votes
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EMORY 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. Emory [16] Atlanta, Ga. 10-0 613 4
2. Cortland [6] Cortland, N.Y. 4-1 592 1
3. Birmingham-Southern Birmingham, Ala. 9-2 522 6
4. Keystone [2] La Plume, Pa. 0-0 517 2
5. UW-La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. 1-1 447 3
6. Shenandoah [1] Winchester, Va. 7-0 444 16
7. UW-Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. 0-0 438 9
8. Ramapo Mahwah, N.J. 0-0 396 11
9. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 6-2 383 10
10. St. John Fisher Pittsford, N.Y. 1-1 324 8
11. La Roche Pittsburgh, Pa. 0-2 311 5
12. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 0-0 287 14
13. Texas-Tyler Tyler, Texas 8-2 284 20
14. Kean Union, N.J. 5-1 279 19
15. Tufts Medford, Mass. 0-0 271 13
16. LaGrange LaGrange, Ga. 12-1 230 -
17. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 0-0 175 18
18. Oswego State Oswego, N.Y. 2-2 159 12
19. Trinity San Antonio, Texas 6-5 150 7
20. Washington U. St. Louis, Mo. 1-2 134 17
21. Marietta Marietta, Ohio 0-0 132 23
22. Concordia-Chicago River Forest, Ill. 2-2 106 15
23. Texas-Dallas Richardson, Texas 10-1 98 -
24. Otterbein Westerville, Ohio 4-0 76 -
25. North Central Naperville, Ill. 0-0 61 25
Also receiving votes: Pacific Lutheran 57, UMass-Boston 50, Southern Maine 47, Widener 46, Webster 33, Saint John's (Minn.) 28, Wartburg 27, Whitworth 26, Thomas More 24, Centre 24, Haverford 22, Roanoke 22, Salisbury 22, Wis.-Oshkosh 21, Baldwin Wallace 21, Texas Lutheran 21, Washington & Jefferson 21, Cal Lutheran 20, Chapman 16, Johns Hopkins 16, Hampden-Sydney 14, Adrian 14, MIT 12, Concordia-Texas 11, Centenary (La.) 10, Alvernia 9, Endicott 6, St. Scholastica 5, Ohio Northern 4, St. Thomas (Minn.) 3, Wheaton (Mass.) 3, Buena Vista 2, Frostburg State 1, Salve Regina 1.
Dropped out: No. 21 Texas Lutheran, No. 22 Cal Lutheran, No. 24 Salisbury

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2017 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Cortland)
Feb. 28 (Emory)
March 7 (Emory)
March 14 (Emory)
March 21 (Shenandoah)