March 14, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Cortland State jumps 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 [14] Atlanta, Ga. 15-2 603 1
2. Cortland [7] Cortland, N.Y. 9-2 582 3
3. Shenandoah [4] Winchester, Va. 12-1 568 2
4. Birmingham-Southern Birmingham, Ala. 14-3 544 4
5. Texas-Tyler Tyler, Texas 15-2 474 8
6. UW-Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. 3-1 452 5
7. LaGrange LaGrange, Ga. 18-2 442 10
8. UW-La Crosse La Crosse, Wis. 3-1 416 7
9. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 1-0 389 12
10. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 11-4 366 11
11. Tufts Medford, Mass. 0-0 334 13
12. Pacific Lutheran Tacoma, Wash. 12-3 265 22
13. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 2-1 260 20
14. Texas-Dallas Richardson, Texas 15-3 258 15
15. St. John Fisher Pittsford, N.Y. 5-4 240 9
16. Oswego State Oswego, N.Y. 8-3 226 17
17. Ramapo Mahwah, N.J. 0-2 189 6
18. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 5-2 177 19
19. Keystone La Plume, Pa. 3-3 172 14
20. Augustana Rock Island, Ill. 8-1 126 -
21. Rowan Glassboro, N.J. 7-2 101 -
22. Roanoke Salem. Va. 14-5 89 23
23. Alvernia Reading, Pa. 9-0 85 -
24. Suffolk Boston, Mass. 3-0 76 -
25. North Central Naperville, Ill. 0-0 69 -
Also receiving votes: Centenary (La.) 60, Marietta 59, Mass.-Boston 51, Kean 50, Webster 49, Washington & Jefferson 44, La Roche 32, Otterbein 30, Baldwin Wallace 26, Salisbury 25, Concordia (Ill.) 24, Washington (Mo.) 24, Saint Joseph's (Maine) 17, Southern Maine 17, Occidental 16, Chapman 15, Endicott 12, Illinois Wesleyan 12, Centre 10, Adrian 9, Eastern Conn. State 8, Amherst 7, Saint John's (Minn.) 5, La Verne 3, UW-Oshkosh 3, Thomas More 2, Salve Regina 1, Trinity (Texas) 1, Western New England 1.
Dropped out: No. 16 Kean, No. 18 Marietta, No. 21 La Roache, No. 24 Baldwin Wallace, No. 25 Concordia-Chicago.

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

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)
Final (Cal Lutheran)