April 25, 2018
For Immediate Release
Contact: Todd Anderson
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Four schools get No. 1 votes
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AUGUSTANA TOPS 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. Augustana [10] Sioux Falls, S.D. 34-2 435 3
2. North Greenville [3] Tigerville, S.C. 39-6 417 4
3. Azusa Pacific [4] Azusa, Calif. 34-6 415 1
4. Tampa [1] Tampa, Fla. 32-7 399 2
5. Illinois Springfield Springfield, Ill. 35-5 380 5
6. West Texas A&M Canyon, Texas 32-9 341 6
7. Delta State Cleveland, Miss. 35-7 336 10
8. Mercyhurst Erie, Pa. 27-7 327 9
9. Georgia College Milledgeville, Ga. 33-9 304 8
10. LeMoyne Syracuse, N.Y. 27-9-1 283 11
11. Florida Southern Lakeland, Fla. 34-5-1 275 7
12. Cal State Monterey Bay Seaside, Calif. 31-11 247 13
13. Columbus State Columbus, Ga. 35-8 226 12
14. Colorado School of Mines Golden, Colo. 28-10 193 14
15. New Haven New Haven, Conn. 27-6 187 16
16. Nova Southeastern Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 29-10 138 19
17. Bellarmine Louisville, Ky. 33-12 137 25
18. Central Oklahoma Edmond, Okla. 31-15 130 18
19. California Baptist Riverside, Calif. 28-14 124 21
20. Belmont Abbey Belmont, N.C. 36-10 118 20
21. West Chester West Chester, Pa. 24-11 113 17
22. St. Thomas Aquinas Sparkill, N.Y. 29-9 75 23
23. Central Missouri Warrensburg, Mo. 29-12 63 22
24. Ohio Dominican Columbus, Ohio 27-10 40 15
25. Arkansas Fort Smith Fort Smith, Ark. 29-12 35 24
Also receiving votes: Saint Leo, Fla. (32-8) 32; Bloomsburg, Pa. (25-9) 30; Mount Olive, N.C. (33-12-1) 26; UC San Diego (28-13) 15; Texas A&M-Kingsville (31-10) 3; UNC Pembroke (33-12) 3; Northwood, Mich. (28-11) 2; Arkansas Monticello (29-14) 1.
Dropped out: None.
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)