March 7, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Shenandoah moves up to No. 2
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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 [17] Atlanta, Ga. 12-1 615 1
2. Shenandoah [8] Winchester, Va. 10-0 568 6
3. Cortland Cortland, N.Y. 5-2 550 2
4. Birmingham-Southern Birmingham, Ala. 11-3 541 3
5. UW-Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. 0-0 449 7
6. Ramapo Mahwah, N.J. 0-0 429 8
7. UW-La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. 1-1 425 5
8. Texas-Tyler Tyler, Texas 12-2 381 13
9. St. John Fisher Pittsford, N.Y. 2-1 369 10
10. LaGrange LaGrange, Ga. 15-2 353 16
11. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 8-4 300 9
12. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 0-0 290 12
13. Tufts Medford, Mass. 0-0 270 15
14. Keystone La Plume, Pa. 0-2 267 4
15. Texas-Dallas Richardson, Texas 12-2 220 23
16. Kean Union, N.J. 7-3 218 14
17. Oswego State Oswego, N.Y. 6-2 217 18
18. Marietta Marietta, Ohio 2-0 203 21
19. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 4-1 191 rv
20. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 0-0 174 17
21. La Roche Pittsburgh, Pa. 2-4 104 11
22. Pacific Lutheran Tacoma, Wash. 9-3 102 rv
23. Roanoke Salem, Va. 11-2 91 rv
24. Baldwin Wallace Berea, Ohio 8-0 78 rv
25. Concordia-Chicago River Forest, Ill. 3-2 74 22
Also receiving votes: Washington (Mo.) 59, North Central (Ill.) 56, Otterbein 53, Webster 49, Widener 43, Chapman 32, UMass-Boston 31, Augustana (Ill.) 29, Centenary (La.) 28, Rowan 27, Washington & Jefferson 26, Trinity (Tex.) 26, St. Thomas (Minn.) 23, Salisbury 22, Saint John's (Minn.) 20, Centre 20, Southern Maine 20, Alvernia 16, Hampden-Sydney 12, Thomas More 9, Denison 8, Adrian 7, Elizabethtown 4, St. Scholastica 4, Cal Lutheran 3, Ohio Northern 3, Saint Joseph's (Me.) 3, Texas Lutheran 3, UW-Oshkosh 3, Endicott 2, Frostburg State 2, Illinois Wesleyan 1, MIT 1, Salve Regina 1.
Dropped out: No. 19 Trinity (Texas), No. 20 Washington (Mo.), No. 24 Otterbein, No. 25 North Central (Ill.)

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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)
March 28 (Shenandoah)
April 4 (Shenandoah)
April 11 (Shenandoah)
April 18 (Shenandoah)
April 25 (Shenandoah)
May 2 (LaGrange)
May 9 (LaGrange)
May 16 (LaGrange)