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March 13, 2018
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Five teams earn first-place votes
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UMASS-BOSTON 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. UMass-Boston [12] Boston, Mass. 6-1 602 1
2. UW-Whitewater [9] Whitewater, Wis. 0-0 570 2
3. Washington and Jefferson Washington, Pa. 6-2 540 3
4. North Central [1] Naperville, Ill. 2-0 522 4
5. Trinity [2] San Antonio, Texas 10-1 502 7
6. Wooster [1] Wooster, Ohio 1-0 478 6
7. Concordia-Chicago River Forest, Ill. 7-2 465 9
8. Methodist Fayetteville, N.C. 17-2 452 13
9. Roanoke Salem, Va. 10-3 393 14
10. Cortland Cortland, N.Y. 5-5 299 5
11. Rowan Glassboro, N.J. 6-1 293 25
12. Oswego State Oswego, N.Y. 4-3 277 11
13. Shenandoah Winchester, Va. 7-3 256 15
14. Frostburg State Frostburg, Md. 10-1 248 RV
15. Southern Maine Portland, Maine 1-1 241 10
16. Christopher Newport Newport News, Va. 12-4 209 22
17. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 8-2 181 20
18. Baldwin Wallace Berea, Ohio 10-2 164 RV
19. Catholic Washington, D.C. 11-0 153 RV
20. Centenary Shreveport, La. 8-6 142 8
21. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 4-4 135 12
22. St. Scholastica Duluth, Minn. 3-0 118 RV
23. Texas-Tyler Tyler, Texas 10-7 93 16
24. George Fox Newberg, Ore. 14-6 80 18
25. Redlands Redlands, Calif. 13-4 68 RV
Also receiving votes: Cal Lutheran 47, Baldwin Wallace 42, St. Scholastica 42, La Roche 39, Frostburg State 37, Marietta 32, Salisbury 30, Ramapo 27, Catholic 23, Mount Union 21, RIT 19, Misericordia 18, Otterbein 18, Adrian 18, Kean 17, UW-La Crosse 16, Millsaps 15, Redlands 13, Alvernia 12, Tufts 12, Texas-Dallas 12, Babson 9, Maryville 7, Texas Lutheran 6, Denison 3, Heidelberg 3, Webster 2, St. John Fisher 2, Earlham 1, Keystone 1, Wartburg 1.
Dropped out: No. 10 Cal Lutheran, No. 21 Salisbury, No. 22 St. John Fisher.

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.

2018 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Cortland)
Feb. 26 (Cortland)
March 6 (UMass-Boston)
March 13 (UMass-Boston)
March 20 (UMass-Boston)
March 27 (Trinity, Texas)
April 3 (Trinity, Texas)
April 10 (Trinity, Texas)
April 17 (Trinity, Texas)
April 24 (Trinity, Texas)
May 1 (Wooster)
May 8 (Wisconsin-Whitewater)
May 15 (Wisconsin-Whitewater)