Feb. 1, 2018
For Immediate Release
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Defending champ West Chester ranked No. 2
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DELTA STATE TOPS 2018
PRESEASON NCBWA DIVISION II POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division II polls with its 2018 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue each week throughout the season.

Rk. School [1st place] Location Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Delta State [8] Cleveland, Miss. 45-13 433 4
2. West Chester [8] West Chester, Pa. 44-11 416 14
3. Colorado Mesa [1] Grand Junction, Colo. 50-12 400 t12
4. UC San Diego La Jolla, Calif. 44-19 382 23
5. Tampa Tampa, Fla. 39-14 359 10
6. St. Thomas Aquinas Sparkill, N.Y. 44-17 357 -
7. Mount Olive [1] Mount Olive, N.C. 48-10 348 1
8. Emporia State Emporia, Kansas 42-13 323 t12
t9. North Georgia Dahlonega, Ga. 46-12 270 9
t9. Quincy Quincy, Ill. 37-23 270 -
11. Mercyhurst Erie, Pa. 38-8 263 3
12. Southern New Hampshire Manchester, N.H. 43-11 252 6
13. Azusa Pacific Azusa, Calif. 42-12 248 11
14. Northwood Midland, Mich. 46-13 194 8
15. Nova Southeastern Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 35-18 184 17
16. Lubbock Christian, Lubbock, Texas 38-16 180 25
17. Minnesota State Mamkato, Minn. 37-22 168 7
18. Catawba Salisbury, N.C. 40-17 162 22
19. Dixie State St. George, Utah 39-14-1 125 16
20. Angelo State San Angelo, Texas 43-15 89 5
21. St. Cloud State St. Cloud, Minn. 41-18 84 20
22. Chico State Chico, Calif. 45-11 67 2
23. UNC Pembroke Pembroke, N.C. 41-17 56 -
24. West Alabama Livingston, Ala. 38-21 44 -
25. Southern Indiana Evansville, Ind. 32-21 42 19
Also receiving votes: Seton Hill, Pa. (36-20) 29; California Baptist (35-18) 23; Lindenwood, Mo. (40-20) 21; New Haven, Conn. (31-13) 14; USC Aiken (40-15) 13; Florida Southern (35-17) 10; West Texas A&M (36-18) 9; Cal Poly Pomona (34-22) 6.
Records are from the 2017 season | Regional Polls

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2018 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Delta State)
Feb. 21 (Azusa Pacific)