Feb. 21, 2018
For Immediate Release
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Nine new teams enter first regular-season poll
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AZUSA PACIFIC 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. Azusa Pacific (Calif.)  [4] Azusa, Calif. 10-0 421 13
2. West Chester (Pa.) [11] West Chester, Pa. 0-0 402 2
3. Colorado Mesa [1] Grand Junction, Colo. 6-2 394 3
4. Florida Southern [2] Lakeland, Fla. 10-0 386 -
5. Mount Olive Mount Olive, N.C. 5-2 358 7
6. Delta State Cleveland, Miss. 7-1 351 1
7. St. Thomas Aquinas Sparkill, N.Y. 0-0 349 6
8. Minnesota State Mankato, Minn. 0-0 289 17
9. West Georgia Carrollton, Ga. 10-0 270
10. Angelo State San Angelo, Texas 7-2 266 20
11. Belmont Abbey Belmont. N.C. 10-2 246 -
12. California Baptist Riverside, Calif. 5-1 241 -
13. Quincy Quincy, Ill. 0-1 219 t9
14. Mercyhurst Erie, Pa. 0-0 212 11
15. Southern New Hampshire Manchester, N.H. 0-0 200 12
16. Wingate Wingate, N.C. 10-1 176 -
17. Tampa Tampa, Fla. 7-2 164 5
18. Texas A&M Kingsville Kingsville, Texas 7-0 155 -
19. St. Cloud State St. Cloud, Minn. 2-1 134 21
20. Northwood Midland, Mich. 1-1 129 14
21. Cal State Monterey Bay Seaside, Calif. 6-0 114 -
22. UNC Pembroke Pembroke, N.C. 8-1 103 23
23. Regis Denver, Colo. 7-1 58 -
24. UC San Diego La Jolla, Calif. 6-3 47 4
25. Lindenwood St. Charles, Mo. 7-3 42 -
Also receiving votes: West Texas A&M (9-1) 26; Southern Indiana (0-1) 25; North Alabama (6-3) 22; Flagler, Fla. (8-2) 13; Seton Hill, Pa. (0-0) 10; Chico State, Calif. (5-3) 9; Oklahoma Baptist (8-2) 8; New Haven, Conn. (0-0) 4; Lincoln Memorial, Tenn. (8-2) 3 ; Arkansas Fort Smith (6-1) 2; Saint Leo, Fla. (6-2) 2.
Dropped out: No. 8 Emporia State (Kan.); No. T9 North Georgia; No. 15 Nova Southeastern; No. 16 Lubbock Christian (Texas); No. 18 Catawba; No. 19 Dixie State (Utah); No. 22 Chico State (Calif.); No. 24 West Alabama; No. 25 Southern Indiana.
Regional Polls

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.

2018 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Delta State)
Feb. 21 (Azusa Pacific)
Feb. 28 (Azusa Pacific)
March 7 (Azusa Pacific)
March 14 (Azusa Pacific)
March 21 (Azusa Pacific)
March 28 (Azusa Pacific)
April 4 (Azusa Pacific)
April 11 (Azusa Pacific)
April 18 (Azusa Pacific)
April 25 (Augustana, S.D.)
May 2 (North Greenville)
May 9 (Tampa)
May 16 (North Greenville)